Just one last scheme for Karma
With the completion of three schemes, Karmaling is left with one last scheme to supply water to the gewog.
Gup Gyan Bdr. Subba said that the limited budget was the main reason for the shortcomings.
However the construction of rural water Supply scheme is proposed for the 11th Five Year Plan. The budget allotted for the RWSS is around Nu 0.1mn.
Deorali, Kusumbhari and Rajaborgoan villages have…
Gewog speeds up works, govt. steps in for farm road
Gozhi gewog has sped up works to complete their development activities before the deadline of 31 December.
Gup Prem Kumar Dahal said the work will definitely start by this month and end as soon as possible since the 2013 elections might create delays in the gewog’s development activities.
Therefore the feasibility survey for the maintenance of the irrigation channel is already done…
A second session of Moenlam Chenmo in Samtse Dzongkhag
More than 4000 people gathered in samtse gewog to attend Moenlam Chenmo, which started on 22 October.
The gewog’s Gup Wangchuk Lepcha said the annual ceremony is conducted by the Je Khenpo Trulku Jigme Choedra. The ritual will continue for a week.
People who gathered for the ceremony said that they came to receive blessings from His Holiness and purify themselves. For the…
Minor cyclone hits gewog
A minor cyclone hit the gewog and uprooted the roofs of four houses and destroyed their staple food maize.
The cyclone hit Chhimoong on 29 September
Gup Sonam Tshewang said that there were nobody was injured but houses have been destroyed.
“We have informed the Dzongkhag and they have promised insurance and also the affected with CGI sheets very soon,” he said.
Although help is confirmed from the dzongkhag, villagers…
Remote village gets its farm road
Batsha village under Karna gewog finally get their farm road this year. Earlier the local people in Batsha had to walk for more than eight hours which is needless to say a big cause for inconveniences.
The budget allocated for the construction of the road was more than Nu 2.8mn. “This development work was in the 10th Five Year Plan, and we could finally complete…
Shermuhoong Gewog Builds bridge for Pilgrims
Pilgrimage to Aja Nye will be an easier and a pleasant experience here on, now that Shermuhoong gewog residents have started works on a bridge toward the holy place.
Construction materials to construct the bridge at Khadak have already been procured.
As per the prophecy of Guru Rinpoche, Aja Nye was established above 3,500 meters above sea level in Serzhong gewog, a three day walk from…
Gewog Plans for 11th FYP but may have to cut out few development works
After successful completion of all the 10th Five Year Plan (FYP) development activities, Dekidling is poised to complete their plans for the 11th Plan.
The Gewog Gup Gomchen said that for 11th FYP they have chosen the priorities according to the limited budget.
“Some of the major projects would be construction of new road in Nobgang Chhiwog,” he…
Gewog Prepares for Annual Tsechhu
Although development activities are not upto satisfactory level, Jurmed community is active with Tsechu preparation.
The Tsechu is on 24 October, and it is held in Ugyen Gatshel Lhakhang.
The Gewog Gup Rinchen gyalpo said “It’s the moment when people gather from all the villages and pray for their success and prosperous life”.
The Gup said Ugyen Gatshel Lhakhang was built a long time back but nobody knows…
Soe villagers participate in climate change study
Officials from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) from Thimphu have conducted a climate change study in this remote dzongkhag with villagers participating in a survey on the changing climate patterns in the community.
The study compared the range of rainfall and snowfall over the years and how the community coped with it.
“WWF would propose to the government about the future plans to be taken,” Gup…
New bridge to inaugurate this October
After a long wait the gewog will finally get the concrete bridge which will be operational this October
Without the bridge the villagers on the other side of the river had to endure serious inconveniences during summer when the river got swollen. Many development works also had to be stalled in absence of a bridge.
“It is in summer that many farmers have surplus agricultural products…