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The Environmental impact of the Cordyceps business

The living standard of the country’s highlanders has improved through Cordyceps business every year, but it comes at a high cost, both social and environmental, a survey conducted by the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE) revealed. Despite the stringent monitoring in place with strict rules and regulations, …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

  Annual consultative workshop   A four- day long workshop on Market Access and Growth Intensification Project (MAGIP) and Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWPB) began yesterday in Samdrup Jongkhar. About 50 officials from RNR sector, accountants and budget officers from six eastern dzonkhags, and project staff, sector managers and …

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From the geogs and dzongkhags

  New farm road nears completion The construction of the new farm road starting from the Gewog Center to Ghumley School that started in January 2012 is scheduled to be complete by May 2013. As per the Gewog Administration, a budget of Nu 5.6mn was allocated for the construction of …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

New water supply in the gewog   A new water supply has been constructed in the gewog in Phuentshogang chiwog with the budget of Nu 597,000. Almost 90%of developmental activities for this financial year are complete in the gewog and in the meantime the gewog is constructing a new suspension …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Samdrup Jongkhar residents complain about mobile connectivity Residents in the dzongkhag say mobile connectivity has been on an erratic overdrive which has resulted in severe inconvenience for everyone. The border district had faced the situation for almost two days last week. The cause has been rooted to heavy rainfall and …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Annual Sports Day at Tshangkha LSS Tshangkha Lower Secondary School will observe its Sports day today where students from classes PP till VIII will participate in various events on the day. The day will start with a Marchang ceremony and later the students will take part in a march past. …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Activities completed in the gewog Six kilometers of rural water supply scheme (RWSS) has been constructed in Tashipangna with the budget of Nu 12.5mn. The gewog’s lhakhang is also under maintenance with the budget of Nu 80, 000. Five kilometers of irrigation channel has also been newly constructed with the …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Two Lhakhangs for the financial year For this financial year, Bardo gewog is left with construction of  Khomchar Lhakhang and Digala Lhakhang. As of now, 90% of the works have been completed. The construction work on Khomchar Lhakhang was started three years back with the budget of more than Nu …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Development activities completed in the gewog A new Outreach Clinic (ORC) has been newly constructed in the gewog with the budget of Nu 130,000. The rural water supply scheme (RWSS) which was under maintenance in Zemto, Tshioto and Goempa chiwogs has finally been constructed with the gewog’s administrative budget. The …

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From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

New community Information centre in the gewog A new community information centre (CIC) has been constructed in the gewog where the people awaited its construction from a long time ago. The budget allocated was Nu 1mn as per the contract given by the gewog’s administration. The farm roads have all …

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