The collection permits to the eligible households will be issued by the concerned Gups upon verification by the concerned forest officers before issuing to the collector.
The Gup shall collect a permit fee of Nu. 510 from each collector or ID bearer per permit.
Residents of the high altitude villages who have their Thram registered in the Geog Administrations shall be eligible for collection.
Maximum of three household members shall be eligible for the collection of Cordyceps Sinensis.
The concerned forest officer shall collect a sum of Nu. 8,400 (Eight Thousand Four Hundred) only from the legitimate buyers as royalty for every (1) kg of Cordyceps Sinensis bought at the auction site.
The concerned forest officer shall issue Certificate of Origin (CO) to each legitimate collector after collection in collaboration with Geog administration at a convenient location.
Collection of Cordyceps Sinensis shall be strictly restricted to one month period, excluding the no. of days consumed to and fro on journeys.
All Cordyceps Sinensis collected shall be compulsorily sold through an auction which will be conducted by the respective Geog Administration for which the time and venue shall be fixed by the competent authorities (DAMC/ Geog Administration).
Cordyceps Sinensis bought from the auction yard can be sold or export abroad upon inspected by Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) officials and obtaining Certificate of Origin from the Department of Trade and Industry with the certified export license from Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry.