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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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From the Gewogs and Dzongkhags

School upgraded to higher secondary Yadi Middle Secondary School was upgraded to higher secondary recently. This will benefit the students from the seven gewogs; Ngatshang, Chaskar, Thangrong, Shermuhoong, Balam, Dremetsi and Narang. The MP from Dremitse-Ngatshang constituency of Mongar, Ugyen Wangdi took part in the inaugural ceremony .  (Tashi Deki) …

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Lhakhangs being renovated

  People in different villages of Nubi gewog in Trongsa are concentrating on lhakhang renovations.The renovation of lhakhangs started since July 2010, 60% of the works at the three-storied lhakhang at Bemjee has been completed.People from 27 households in this village are contributing for the 1.25 mn renovation work in …

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A 30 mn motorable bridge to be built at Lango

  The government has allocated a budget of Nu 30 mn for the construction of a motorable bridge connecting the villages around the Kichu Lhakhang and the Tsenthang village in Lamgong after the earlier suspension bridge was washed away by the Pachhu a year ago. A proposal for a new …

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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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