Local News

Mule track completed in two days

A mule track near Khandupang in Ura gewog took just two days to complete.The track is on the way to Zhemgang near Thrumshingla and was constructed by villagers who were paid Nu 160 per day.A total of Nu 0.2 mn was spent to complete the track. “Around 196 households from the gewog is benefitted by the track”, said the Gewog …

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Farm road to alleviate wildlife fears

A 350-km farm-road was inaugurated around twoweeks back from Nobgang to Thruelum . The estimated budget for the farm road is Nu 0.2 mn and is expected to benefit 38 households. “Villagers used to walk one to two hours to reach the nearest road point which is usually covered by thick forest during monsoon and there used to be threats …

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30 Households involved in Thram disputes

Out of 365 households in Gozhi gewog, 30 of them are involved in disputes over thrams.According to Gozhi Gup Prem Kumar Dahal, the gewog administration is updating the thrams with the help of National Land Commission(NLC) officials.All the land records, the arrangement of buyers and purchaser of lands were accurately recorded since then.There was one situation where two brothers had a …

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The “Supreme Prayer” in Yangtse

More than 2,500 people have gathered at Chorten Kora for the 9th Moenlam choenmo which is being performed by the Je khenpo. Ku Sung Thugten Mendel was presented to the Je khenpo by the people of Yangtse. It is believed that  the ‘Moenlam Choenmo’ will bring peace and prosperity  to …

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Four new farm roads

More than 300 households in Khoma gewog will be benefitted by four new farm roads to their villages  planned for the  10th Five Year Plan. The road which stretches from Khoma to Tshikhang was funded by Japan government.Other roads would be constructed till Khoma, Gangtakhem, Kangkhar and Goenpa. Till now, …

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From the Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Agriculture hampered by cadastral survey        Villagers in Orong gewog in Samdrup Jongkhar are having a difficult time with the cadastral resurvey because they are already late with their agricultural works. It has been almost a month since the survey started and it is likely to take a few more weeks. …

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