Shaba

CHAPTER I: GEWOG PROFILE

I.          Back ground

 Shaba gewog comprises of five chiwog (Chukha-Goonjukha, Bjisikha-Phubana, Bara-Zhungkarna,Dochorten-Nyephu nad Drujyeldingkha chiwog). Shaba gewog is bordered by Lungni to the West and Dogar gewog in the East. Its elevation ranges from 2200 to 2850 meters above sea level and has a total area of 80.20 sqkm. The distance from the dzongkhag to gewog office is 11 kilo meters. All Five chiwogs are accessible to Farm Road. The main agricultural land is dominated by Wet land followed by Dry land. The gewog’s main source of income is generated from the sale of vegetables.

 

II.         Statistics

            Area - 80.20 sqkm      

           Altitude Range - 2200 to 2850 meters                                                          

           Forest Coverage – 69%                                                                                              

          Chiwog – Five Chiwogs                                                                                              

          Number of Village – 15 Villages                                                                    

          Households -   438 households                                                          

          Population - 2890                                                                   

          Male - 1478

          Female - 14

          Special Needs - 11

III.        Facilities

            Facility            Number                     Description (Distance from Gewog Office,                 Remarks

                                                                       Year of establishment, etc.)

1)         Gewog Office                1

2)         RNR Centre                  1

3)         School                           4                   2 HSS (1 private), 1PS, 1 ECCD

4)         BHU                              Nil

5)         ORC                              2                   One at Nabesa & one nearby gewog office

6)         Community Center        1                    Below gewog office

7)         Irrigation Canal              28  schemes

8)         Farm Road                     9

9)         National Highway           1

10)       Bridges                           1

11)       Number of Villages electrified           All villages                        15 villages

12)       Number of household electrified       All households                 438 hhs

13)       Number of  village  with RWSS scheme      15 schemes          15 villages

14)       Number of household with RWSS                                             438 households

 

IV.        LAND USE

           Type of Land use                                                       Acres

           Dry land                                                                 839.03 Acres                                           

          Wet land                                                                 522.7 Acres    

          Vegetable production                                             740 MT

          Fruit production                                                      321 MT

Institutions

No institutions in this Gewog.

Staff

No staff in this Gewog.

Tourism

No tourist destinations in this Gewog.