Lungnyi

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  1. Back ground

 

Lungnyi Gewog has a total area of 59.7 Sq.Kms of which 12687.50 acres are covered by forest and it has elevation ranging from 2,200 to 3,400 meters above the sea level. The gewog lies in the central region of the Dzongkgag. The gewog shares its boundary with Shaba and Wangchang gewogs in the East, in the North it shares with lamgong and Wangchang gewogs, in the South with Naja gewog. The gewog also shares the Dzongkhag boundary with Haa Dzongkhag in the West.


Though the gewog is centrally located agricultural land use is dominated by dry land closely followed by wetland cultivation. Paddy and wheat are the principal cereal crops cultivated while apple, Asparagus and potatoes are the major cash crops cultivated in the gewog.

 

  • Distance from Dzongkhag: 9 km
  • Livelihood, source of income: Agricultural farming and Livestock products
  • Climate: Four Season

 

  1. Statistics

Population 

 Numbers

a)      Male

2015

b)      Female

2030

Elderly (Age 60 and above )

270

Special needs

19

Number of households

472

Area (sq. km)

59.7sq.km

Forest Cover (%)

80%

Total number of  Lhakhangs/temples

 

a.       Government owned

6

b.      Community

2

c.       Private

4

Number of chortens

45

 

III.       Facilities

 

Facility

Number

Description (Distance from Gewog Office, Year of establishment, etc.)

Remarks

1

Gewog Office

1

2006

 

2

RNR Extension

1

2006

 

3

School

2

2014 (Olathang Pry School) Woochu Lower Secondary School 1979

 

4

Royal College

1

2015

 

5

Jigme Singye Wangchuck Law School

1

2016

 

6

ORC

2

2000/2007

Dzongdrakha (2000)

Pangbisa 2007

7

Community Center

1

2011

 

8

Irrigation Canal

 

 

 

9

Farm Road

 

 

 

10

National Highway

1

NA

 

11

Bridges/RCC slab

6

2010, 2014, 2017

Gewog office, Rabsema, Woochu, Changji Lhakgang

12

Number of Villages electrified

40

NA

 

13

Number of household electrified

472

NA

 

14

Number of  village  with RWSS scheme

472

NA

 

15

Number of households with RWSS

472

NA

 

 

 

                                   

IV.       LAND USE

Type of Land Use

Acres

Dry land

Roughly 300 Acres

Wet land

Roughly 1000 Acres

                       

 

VI.       LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

Local government officials

Name

Designation

Contact No.

Jamtsho

Gup

17703795

Tshering

Mangmi

77227407

Namgay Wangmo

ADM

17771515

Chencho

Geydung

17257397

Phutsho Wangdi

Forest

17681453

Thinley

Livestock

17757738

Yeshi Dorji

Agriculture

17493929

Tsherig Dorji

Dzongdrakha Tshogpa

17642017

Tshering

Pangbisa  “

77440839

Khandu

Nemjo   “

17731571

Chencho Gem

Bangdey

17640862

Gyeltshen

Jew-Wochu

17657382