13th -15th March 2017: FRMD conducted stakeholders consultation meeting on Timber Extraction and Distribution Modality 2017 and Guideline for Natural Resources Pricing at Hotel Tashi Namgay Grand, Rinchending, Phuntsholing.
This is in conformation to provision no. 201 of FNCRR 2017 which entrust Department to develop timber allotment system to meet the timber requirement from state respected forest for wood- based industries.
The stakeholder consultation meeting aimed to enhance and facilitate smooth flow of timber in the market and make timber available, accessible and affordable to all citizens of the country and also meet timber requirement for important government project and other constructions of national significance.
The meeting was attended by some 30 participants with representatives from NRDCL, Wood-based Industries, sawmillers, CFOs from Mongar, Bumthang and Paro in addition to FRMD staff led by Chief.
Forest Resource Management Division