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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Maintenance of farm roads The developmental activities in Kilkhorthang gewog for the year started from January 2013. The reconstructions of four farm roads in the gewog are in progress. Each farm road is five kms in length. Till date one km has been completed and three are underway. The construction of farm roads …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Gewog gets new bridge The new bridge has been constructed in the Gewog with the budget of Nu 8mn. The nine kilometer farm road from Langchenphu to Aagurthang chiwog has been constructed with the budget of Nu 8.3mn. The eight kilometers of irrigation channels in Dawathang chiwog, Jampani chiwog and …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Developmental activities almost complete in the Gewog Five kilometers of Rural water supply scheme (RWSS) from Bjacho to Tashigatshel has been completed in the Gewog with a budget of Nu. 700,000. Ten kilometers of farm road in Bjacho, Wangkha, Tashigatshel and Tsimakha has been completed with the budget of Nu …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

5 New irrigation channels for Gewog The Guma gewog is constructing five irrigation channels for its four chiwogs.  By mid-summer Lhakug chiwog and Phulingsum chiwog will get their irrigation channels. Construction works commenced January, 2013 and the gewog officials hope to complete it by June. According to Guma Gewog Gup …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

All developmental activities in progress With a budget of Nu 0.3mn, eight kilometers of farm road in Theisa chiwog is still under construction. The gewog’s 20.4 kilometers center road (GCD) is also under construction with the allocated budget of Nu 20mn in Puntshogang primary school. The Rural water supply scheme …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Bjokha gewog busy with orange business Bjokha people under Zhemgang Dzongkhag are busy with their sale of oranges in the market. The gewog has about 137 households, out of which 100 households are into the business every year at this time of the year. Orange businesses are done at two …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Gewog’s development activities still under process Nichula / Dagana With the budget of Nu 1mn, nine and a half kilometers of farm road from Hurdung zam to Alley chiwog is still under construction. The gewog’s irrigational channel is also under construction in Bichgoan chiwog with the budget allocated of Nu …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Community in Ganglakhema gets road The road for Ganglakhema chiwog under Khoma gewog finally finished construction last week. The road works started in 2011. The community did not have road facilities and they had to travel on horseback or walk on foot. “It used to take them more than 24 …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Construction still pending for want of more funds Most construction projects  in the villages of the gewog have not started due to a lack of funds. The gewog head says some of the pending works are for crucial infrastructures. The gewog’s gup Sangay Wangdi said, “We have lots to do …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Organic Agriculture training The National Organic Program (NOP) conducted a training on Organic Agriculture Technologies in Mongar at RDC-Wengkhar. The training program which started from 7 January was organized for the agriculture extension officials of eastern Bhutan.  It was held with the objective to build capacity of extension officials, so …

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