A bridge for 27 households

On 29th April, Bali Zam was inaugurated at Chubu in Punakha Dzongkhag. The bridge is 118 meters long and was funded by Helvatas and the Royal Government of Bhutan. The bridge costing Nu 1.2 million is expected to benefit 27 households who rely on sale of cash crops   and most importantly, it will help save time for the villagers as they have to walk two to three hours to reach the nearest road point, said Chubu Gewog Administration Officer Tshering PeldenThe villagers had been waiting for the bridge to  be completed since they had been using the bridge of another nearby  village till now.  Students of Kabesa Middle Secondary School who had to walk almost three hours to reach school have to walk only 30 minutes now.

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