Local News

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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Deeper pipelines for Dakarla

Residents of Dakarla who till now were facing water shortage will have a continuous supply of water after around 20 days when pipes and construction materials reach the village.. Dakarla Gup, Gado stated that the present water source is too small and insufficient for 115 households.On top of that, the …

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Second Mani Droendrup after last year

Gasa dzongkhag conducted Mani Droendrup on 5 April and it will  end tomorrow.Though it was conducted last year for the nation’s welfare and to prevent natural disasters, it was initiated this year, too for the aged people who cannot travel to far-away places to practice dharma.  It was consecrated by …

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From the Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Farm road spill over in next  FYP   The gewog is planning to put up the construction of a 15-kilometer farm road between Atola and Tongkala in the next five year plan since it could not be completed due to budget constraints during the 10th FYP. The road will be benefit …

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From the Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Forest fire rages on with 200 battling it out Yesterday morning, a fire broke out at Mitsina under Bap gewog and spread to Talo gewog. Two hundred people comprising dzongkhag authorities, police, monks and villagers prevented the fire from spreading further though volunteers are still fighting the inferno. “The fire …

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Mani Dungdrub preponed because of Moenlam Chenmo

The mani dungdrub which is usually conducted from the the 25th to 30th day of the first month in the Bhutanese calendar in Tangsibji gewog, Trongsa has to be preponed this year. This is because the date for the moenlam chenmo conducted in Trongsa Dzongkhag clashed with the mani dungdrub.“So, it …

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Two farm roads await motorable bridges

Seven chiwogs with approximately 126 households at Goenshari gewog will soon have access to two motor able bridges. More than 75 % of works on the Thorim zam has been completed with a budget of Nu 8.6 mn. Though a farm road was already constructed in 2006, it remained under …

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