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From the Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Tough terrain a barrier to upgrading schools   Upgrading schools till lower secondary remains an unfulfilled dream for the people in the gewog because of the geographical terrain of the area. As of now, the gewog has only two community schools so the students have to leave the gewog in order …

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29 govt and pvt institutes exchange ideas on quality skills

The labor ministry for the first time initiated a Training providers’ exchange program to improve the quality of trainings provided by both government and private institutes in Phuentsholing. The program which saw 29 selected applicants comprising principals, CEOs and directors of various institutions began on March 12. “The pilot program was held …

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Farm road connecting four villages under construction

A farm road that connects four villages – Tsirang Toe, Patala, Phuentenchhu and Semzong in Tsirang Dzongkhag is undergoing maintenance for a month. The machine for maintenance is from the government but for fuel, the villagers contribute.  Since the road is not blacktopped, the villagers face problems while travelling because …

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Koma Tshachu will get a permanent bridge

Koma Tshachu, a hot spring believed to heal broken bones and joints  will finally has better access with a permanent  bridge.  The new bridge was built by Ex-chimi, Gyembo Dorji. Till now a temporary bridge was  used which was always washed away during monsoon.

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Farmers to improve their farm yield through training

Renewable Natural Resources, (RNR) has started a yearly three-day training for the villagers of Talo.The workshop will cover topics like grafting trees, ways of preserving  fruits,  and usage of fertilizer. The training will be managed by the Gewog Extension Officer. Talo Gewog with five Chiwogs has approximately 280 households and …

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Construction of farm roads kept on hold

The construction of two 10-km long farm roads in Tongseng and Yakpugang is on hold due to shortage of budget of Nu 500,000 more. As of now three kilometers have been completed with the budget of Nu 110,000. The Gup said though they have put up a proposal to the …

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New community hall

By June, Dakarla will be having its own conference hall to accommodate around 100 people. Dakarla Gup said that conducting meetings in an open space is sometimesdifficult because of the weather.   The gewog had cancelled important meetings due to heavy snowfall; moreover the gewog is too windy.The hall is being …

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