About District

Welcome to Paro Dzongkhag

Mission

“To deliver prompt and quality services through committed professionals pursuing a well balanced socio-economic development to meet the needs and fulfill the aspirations of people in the Dzongkhag.

Vision

"A peaceful, dynamic and socio-economically developed Dzongkha with empowered local communities living with strong tradition and culture in harmony with nature".

 

Paro Dzongkhag is situated in the north-western part of the country. It is located at an altitude of 2,250m above the sea level. It covers a total area of 1293 Sq. km and has a population of 35260. The temperature ranges from 26 to 14 degree Celsius in summer and 14 to minus 5 during winter.

The Dzongkhag has National Highway links to both Phuentsholing and Thimphu. Within the Dzongkhag, there exists a road network comprising of 122 kms highway and 311.02 kms of farm road.

The only International Airport within the jurisdiction makes the Dzongkhag an aerial gateway to the Kingdom and it benefits the farmers and business owners of Paro Dzongkhag at large.

The Dzongkhag Administration has 17 Sectors, and further extends to 10 Gewogs. The Dzongkhag has 10 Renewable Natural Resources (RNR) Centers, a total of 29 schools comprising 2 HSS,2 Central schools(HSS & MSS), 4 Middle SS, 5 LSS, 7 PS,  and 9 Private Schools.

The stakeholders, beneficiaries and the web browsers can now have easy access to data and relevant information’s regarding the Dzongkhag and the Gewogs.

Further more if you wish to share your views/doubts and also wish to offer your suggestions/ feedbacks you can e-mail the Web Administrator at: bbgurung@paro.gov.bt.

I wish all the browsers a very enjoyable and happy browsing of our website.

 

Tashi Delek!!!