Gewog


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Gewog

In Bhutan, a political subdivision equivalent to a municipality.
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The Royal Government of Bhutan (RGOB) recognizes the potential of decentralized structures -- dzongkhag (district), gewog (block), chiwog (village) -- to perform key roles in achieving sustainable and inclusive economic growth, where economic benefits are enjoyed equitably by all citizens women and men and in reducing poverty levels, especially in rural areas.
A group of villages are grouped to form a constituency called gewog, administered by a locally elected leader entitled a gup.
Description : Nimshong village under Korphu Gewog of Trongsa Dzongkhag is considered as one of the most vulnerable and poorest communities in the District.
Being a Gewog center and highway transit area between Zhemgang and upper two Gewogs of Zhingkhar and Bardo there is an increasing pressure on land and forest.
Project Description: Tsendendra Community Forest is located 7km from the Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkha Administration under Zamding Chiwog of Rubesa Gewog, at an altitude range of approximately 1200 to 1500 masl.
Construction of the 11-km Langabi farm road from the Phowan road point to Tshenkhar gewog in Lhuntse.
Project Description: The lake is located beside Samtengang Middle Secondary School under Nyisho Gewog.
Project Description: Yenangla is only a water source area for the Bartsham Gewog located at the distance of 10km away from Gewog Administration Office.
Not only that, this has affect the social lives of farmers and civil servant of Phomey, Sakteng, Merak Gewog.
At the same time, settlements nearby will be affected with frequently blocking the vehicles movement from Rangjung to villages within the Gewog and to Trashigang amongst others.
Project Description: Soe Gewog is one of the remote Gewogs under Thimphu Dzongkhag located in northwest of the country.
Project Description: Cherbiling is source of more than 25 spring water that spread over 10,000 population of Radi, Phongmey and Shongphu gewog which than flow in the Gamri River.