Agriculture

The Agriculture sector of Bumthang Dzongkhag Administration comprises of six staff which includes
DAO, ADAO and four Gewog extension officials. The objectives of the sector are enhancing food and
nutrition security, rural income generation and creation of employment opportunity in the
Dzongkhag. The Promotion of high yielding varieties, enhancing the technical capacity of farmers,
market led production, rural enterprise development, mechanized /commercialized farming, and
reducing human wildlife conflict are some of the strategies adopted. The sector also focuses on
construction and maintenance of farm roads, irrigation channels, and electric fencings and ensures
sustainable management by forming the user groups. All Gewogs have RNR-EC with adequate
experienced and dedicated staff who are ready to service the public when ever required.