Doteng Gewog

  1. Back ground

Doteng Gewog was established in the year 2005. It lies in the Northern part of the Paro Dzongkhag. The gewog shares its boundary with Dopshari Gewog in the south, Lamgong gewog in the west, Tshento Gewog in the North West and Hungrel Gewog in the east. The Gewog also shares boundary with Thimphu Dzongkhag in the north east.

The Gewog consist of five Chiwogs (Jabji_Loogchhoed, Atsho_Phunoob, Chhubar, Phooshar and Joogar_Pacchu). The gewog has a total of 264 household and of which 99 % are provided with clean drinking water and 100% electricity connection. The total of 25.84 km farm road is constructed connecting all the chiwogs.

The gewog provides all agriculture supports through RNR-EC. Health and medical facilities are provided by way of outreach clinic (ORC).

The geographical area of Doteng gewog is 193.1 sq. km of which 24640 acres are covered by forest. An altitude ranges from 2350 meters to 3550 meters above the sea level. The major portion of land falls under wetland and apple orchard.

 

II.        Statistics

1)

Area

193.1 sq.km     

2)

Altitude Range

2350 meters to 3550 meters   

3)

Forest Coverage

24640 acres

4)

Number of Chiwogs

5

5)

Number of Villages

12

6)

Number of Households

261

7)

Population                                                           

1149

8)

Male

602

9)

Female

547

10)

Special Needs

24

 

 

III.       Facilities

 

Facility

Number

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

Remarks

1)

Gewog Office

1

Est. 2007 located at Jabji Chiwog

 

2)

RNR Extension

1

Est. 2007, located at Jabji chiwog

 

3)

School

1

Located at Jabji Chiwog

 

4)

BHU

0

NA

 

5)

ORC

1

Est. 2016

 

6)

Community Center

1

Est.2017

 

7)

Irrigation Canal

15.2 Km

Dho-shong-menchu to (amochu) to Gaypaykha, Gay-tshan-taka to Loogchoed, Zana to Chhubar Tshelkha, Lhang-go  to Saygeelungba, Lhabji to Ekchukha, Zamdhokha to Chushilu, Chintoo to Gongna, Zhenpai-nazhi to Tshokorna, Gangchu to Mayel, Dangriju to Tshakha, Lumna to Pangchuzam, Pangchuzam to Simkhazam, Koteysaychu to Zhingkarwag, Phachu-tshekha to Leechowog, Tshokarna to Patsham & Jabji,Phooshar, Aatsho & Joogar

 

8)

Farm Road

25.84 km

Gewog center to Jeshitsha

Zurjab to Senakha

Dzongjizam to Pangchuzam

Gewog center to Khataykha

Chintoo to Lhabji

Lhang-go to Bara

Doyelkha to Dorithangkha

Pongpheyna to Khajakha

Jabjizam to Apgotsha

Jeshitsha to Laygokha

Jabji tshekha to loogchhoed Tshekha and

Joogar tshekha to Manidong

 

9)

National Highway

0

NA

 

10)

Bridges

7

Jabji-zampa,Changshi-zam, Chubar zam,Dzongji-zam, Lhango-zam

 

11)

Number of Villages electrified

12

 

 

12)

Number of household electrified

264

 

 

13)

Number of village with RWSS scheme

12

 

 

14)

Number of household with RWSS

260

 

 

                                   

IV.       LAND USE

 

Type of Land use                 

Acres

1)

Dry land                                 

           

161.99 Acres  

2)

Wet land                                

242.22 Acres

3)

Vegetable production                                        

103 MT

4)

Fruit production                                                 

150  MT

 

 

VI.       LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS  

Name

Designation

Contact no

 

Letho

Gup

17625504

Chimi Dorji

Mangmi

17621763

 Sangay Tenzin                                              

Jabji_LoogchhoedTshogpa    

17633757

Chencho Norbu

ChhubarTshogpa                                                                           

17705565

Rinzin

Aatsho_PunoobTshogpa                                                               

17608786

Tshering

PhoosharTshogpa

17536739

Phub Dorji

Joogar_PachhuTshogpa                                                              

17852911