English | Dzongkha Friday, January 19, 2018

Lauri Gewog lists building farm roads as top priority in 12th FYP

Lauri Gewog administration in Samdrup Jongkhar will accord highest priority to construction of farm roads in the 12th Five-Year-Plan (FYP). Even in the current plan, more than half of the total gewog budget was used for funding farm road construction projects.

RAA finds flaws in managing water network system in Thimphu Thromde

The Royal Audit Authority (RAA) observed several deficiencies in managing the water network system in Thimphu Thromde. The mismanagement has led to water scarcity in Thromde area. The RAA found out that the thromde office provided drinking water connection to car-washing units but failed to levy charges. This is one of the lapses highlighted in RAA’s Performance Audit Report, which was submitted to the Parliament.

People request for permanent solution as swollen river washes away Buduney road

A part of Samtse-Tashichhoeling road has been washed away by the swollen Dhamdum River at Buduney on the morning of September 5 following heavy downpour.

Bridge over Singyechhu ease lives of Sampheling villagers

Travelling during monsoon for the six villages of Sampheling Gewog in Phuentshogling has now become easier.

Rukoobji villagers mourn loss of traditional water mills

The people of Rukoobji under Saephu Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang want the government to allow them to reconstruct their traditional water mills.

People in Pema Gatshel vent frustration over bad road condition

The bad condition of the road between Belnangzor to Khothakpa in Pema Gatshel is frustrating the people there. They say the road, which is riddled with pot holes, needs urgent attention.

Access to toilet improves lives of Sharriphu villagers

Sharriphu village of Senggey Gewog in Sarpang had a problem with toilets. Some households did not have toilets and had to relieve themselves out in the fields. Others had but it was makeshift ones.

Blacktopping of Drepoong road almost halfway through

Blacktopping of 21-kilometre long Drepoong Gewog Centre (GC) road is in full swing. GC road blacktopping starts from Gyalpoizhing until the Drepoong Gewog Centre.

Dagana’s GC road blacktopping works on track

The blacktopping works for 12 out of 14 Gewog Centre (GC) roads in Dagana will complete by the end of this financial year.

Rural-urban migration leaves Khoma with 26 empty houses

Houses are lying empty and fields fallow in Khoma Gewog in Lhuentse as people migrate to urban areas in a hope to find a better life. The gewog office has recorded 26 empty households over the years in Khoma, which is home to 80 households.

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