Chimipang Royal Project
August 11 2019, Bhutan
General Information

Chimipang Royal Project is Royal Initiative of His Majesty the 5th King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk of Bhutan. The project mandated to demonstrate, conserve, produce and provide different technologies in the field of Horticulture, floriculture, field crops and forestry. The project is also responsible to train farmers with modern technologies in agriculture. Chimipang Royal Project was initiated in 2012 under the supervision of Agriculture Research and Development Center Bajo and RPCO Thimphu as an Agriculture Demonstration & Training Center. The implementation of activities started by 2013 with cultivation of paddy and few vegetables at the center. At Chimipang besides demonstration, production of cereals, fruits, vegetables and flowers are done. The revenue generated from sale of the agriculture produce is deposited to welfare fund of His Majesty.

Demonstrate different Research proven technologies in the field of horticulture, field crops, forestry, floriculture and others agriculture related activities along with production

  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Flowers
  • Paddy
  • Mushrooms

Local market

Government Agency

  • Agriculture Research and Development Center, Wangdue,
  • Department of Agriculture,
  • Agriculture Machinery Center
  • Automated irrigation – Use drip and sprinkler irrigation to meet the water requirement of the fruits and vegetables. Mobile app used to control irrigation in the farm-using internet. Fruit quality and production enhanced with timely irrigation and saved labour engagement.
  • Automated weather station – able to record real time temperature, moisture, wind, solar radiation and rainfall data
  • Soil moisture sensor
  • Requirement of soil moisture in the orchard and fields sensored and runs the automated irrigation
  • Use of green house for production
  • Using greenhouse and automated irrigation facilities fruits, vegetable and flowers are grown 
  • Information Technology
  • Internet of Things
  • Smart sensor
  • Have smart farming technology infrastructure
  • Required skills to use the technology

Lack smart farming knowledge and have to depend on experts

To showcase and train smart farming technologies to the farmers

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