Local News

Water problem seeps into Gosarling

It’s been more than a year since the people of Tsirang have grappled water crisis. And presently the farm works in Gosarling gewog have come to a near-standstill. “It’s been months that we didn’t do any work in our field because there is no water or rainfall in the village. …

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From the Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Development programs at Mendrelgang gewog  As a follow-up to an initiative taken by Mendrelgang gewog to acquire fund, for a Thangka (religious scroll), a total amount of Nu. 0.8 mn was handed over to Mendrelgang gewog from the . From the grant amount, Nu.  0.4 mn and Nu.  85,000 were …

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On the hunt for a chairman

Being rendered handicapped with the resignation of the chairman, Tashi Yangyel Community Forests (CF) of Wangbama village under Genyen gewog is currently on the hunt for a new chairman who could manage their chunk of forests. A series of CF management groups meetings to elect the new chairman had concluded …

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Construction of six mills

Three oil expeller and three flour mills which will benefit about 174 households will be constructed in the Gewog. The shed construction of these six mills will be constructed with the Constituency Development Grant (CDG) budget of almost 0.2 mn. However, one oil expeller and one flour mill will be …

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From the Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Battling rupee crunch to complete planned activities      The Bongo gewog in Chukha dzongkhag is rushing to complete its  development activities of the 10th Plan. It has completed about 80% of its works.  Bongo gup said of nine farm roads, seven have been constructed and three are underway. The …

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LG officials oriented

On 10th May, Bongo and Darla gewogs under Chukha Dzongkhag were oriented for  local governance.Two officials from Department of Local Government (DLG) and one from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) were in the gewogs to train the LG officials. According to the Bongo Gup Tashi Dorji, tshogpas, mangmis, Gaydrungs (Gewog …

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Water source conservation works on

A program to conserve the fast dying water source was started in Guma Gewog two days ago under the initiative of National Environment Commission (NEC).     “This program is mainly aimed at preserving the water source,”  said Guma Gewog Administration Officer Galley Phuntsho. Twenty five working groups from  NEC did a …

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