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Thram allotment in progress

  Thrams are being allotted to land owners in Tsirang Dzongkhag since 27th April by the National Land Commission (NLC). Further, the National Cadastral Reserving Program (NCRP) is conducting the land transactions. After the transactions, land will be demarcated. Gup of Tsirang Toe Nar Bhadhur Rai said, “In a day, …

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National Speaker talks on democracy

On 3 April, the National Speaker, Jigme Tshultim gave a speech on the workings of a democracy and how laws  have been implemented and enacted so far. The meeting was held at the Dzongkhag Tshogdu hall at Damphu, Tsirang.  It was attended by Dzongkhag sector heads, Gewog Administration Officers (GAO), …

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Training Tshogpas on local governance

The Tshogpas from Wangchang, Lungnyi  Hungrel, and Shapa will gather at the gewog conference hall in Wangchang geog today for a discussion with the Department of Local Governance (DoLG). They will be joined by their Gewog Administrative Officers. The tshogpas will be briefed about their responsibilities towards their respective chiwogs. …

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Preparing schools for disasters

    Currently, 36 participants from 31 schools across Lhuentse are attending a six-day workshop on Disaster Preparedness and Response for Safe School, organized by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM). Apart from Lhuentse, DDM  has targeted four other dzongkhags for the training programme:  Sarpang, Tsirang, Trashi Yangtse, and Paro. …

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Ex-monk impersonating Druk Air official arrested

A 32-year old ex-monk from Haa who impersonated a Druk Air official was arrested for conning a 35- year old woman on April 20. According to the victim’s statement, she knew the suspect through talking with him over the phone. They had been in contact for a month. The victim …

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Literacy rate data collection in progress

All the Gewog Administration Officers (GAO) are collecting literacy rate data of the age group 13 years and above. It started on 16 April and is being done in all the gewogs of Tsirang. By the end of the month the data has to be submitted to the Ministry of Education (MoE). “We visit each gewog and we try …

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