From Gewogs and Dzongkhags

Construction still pending for want of more funds

Most construction projects  in the villages of the gewog have not started due to a lack of funds. The gewog head says some of the pending works are for crucial infrastructures.

The gewog’s gup Sangay Wangdi said, “We have lots to do with reagards to construction in the village but the problem is we don’t have budget in the gewog’s administration”.

“The works are still pending as the rural water supply scheme (RWSS) and the multi-purpose hall (MPH hall) of the gewog for the people’s tshogdue is still under construction. And we hope we can start the overall construction by March 2013,” he said.

The gewog has completed 10 kilometers of farm road from Kalapang to Retsa village. The budget allocated for the work was Nu 1mn.

The old lhakhang in the Kalapang village which was under maintenance has finally completed renovations and the budget allocated was Nu. 100,000.

(Sonam Wangmo)



Tsamangpas look forward to electrification of gewog office

Electrification works are underway in the gewog office and it is expected to be completed by mid February.

As of now, 40% of the work has been completed.

Gup Yeshi Thinley said the budget allocated for the electrification work is Nu 0.1mn from Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB) fund.

Other ongoing activities include supply of seedlings from Agriculture department and supply of feed and fodder from the Livestock department.

Budget allocated for both is Nu 50,000 each.

Completed works for this financial year includes six schemes of Rural Water Supply Scheme (RWSS). Under this, three schemes were new constructions while three underwent maintenance.

With construction of four farm roads at four different places, in total, it came to 28 kilometers of farm roads.

Two farm roads are at Tokaray-Khamung chiwog, one at Tsamang-Banjar and one is at Dangmaling.

Along with the new farm road constructions, a 12 km Yongkula-Tsamang farm road maintenance were also done.

One new Lhakhang construction was also done while three Lhakhangs underwent renovation works.

The gewog has 207 households.

(Tashi Deki)

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