From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Insurance officials orientates Guma community

Yesterday the Guma community gathered in the gewog office for an orientation on new rural insurance schemes.

One of the Royal Insurance Corporation Limited (RICBL) officials said earlier the rural scheme had only two housing insurance policies.

However with the coming of New Year the RICBL will implement four new schemes in rural areas.

“Earlier the rural community had permanent house and temporary hut insurance policy,” he said.

Therefore to create awareness among the rural community RICBL officials conducted the orientation for the Guma community on the new schemes.

According to the Guma Gup Namgay Tshering the gewog has five chiwogs and more than 330 households. Almost all the people gathered for the awareness program on new RICBL rural schemes.

(Thinley Wangmo)


LG meeting for the leaders

All the gewogs under Pemagatshel Dzongkhag attended a-three day meeting on the Local Government Rules and Regulation 2012.

The meeting comprised all the gewogs Gups, Tshogpas and Mangmis which was conducted in Pemagatshel Middle Secondary School’s Hall.

Norboogang gewog’s Gup Karma Rabten said it was mainly about one’s responsibility and posts and what one should be doing in the respective gewogs as a leader.

The meeting dedicated one day for Tshogpas and two days for the Gups and Mangmis.

A total of about 70- 80 people attended the meeting.

Local Government Rules and Regulation 2012 talked about responsibilities of Gups, Mangmis and Tshogpas of the particular gewog.

Moreover briefing on Election, voting, function of Dzongkhag Tshogdu and Gewog Tshogde, financial powers, plan and budget, monitoring and evaluation for the five year plans and many more were discussed during the meeting.

The meeting was conducted by the Local Government under Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs (MoHCA). Such a meeting was conducted for the first time.

(Tashi Deki)

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