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06 Mar 2017 description

Works to reduce flood risk from Mitidrang stream, which runs through Trashigang town, is in full swing. The stream poses threat to the town especially during heavy monsoon.

Flood protection walls are built along the stream.

The first and second phase of the project worth over Nu 15 million has been complete.

The works began in 2015-2016 financial year.

According to Trashigang Dzongda Chekey Gyeltshen, Mitidrang stream requires flood protection walls, as the stream swells during monsoon and poses threat to the town.

22 Apr 2015 description


1.Samtse was once again hit by a windstorm in the evening of 17th April 2015 around at 6PM.

2.Total of 67 Structures (Rural homes, Schools, RNR center and a milk processing Unit) in 4 gewogs inflicted damages of varying degrees.

3.The Dzongkhag team led by the Dzongdag visited the affected sites and provided tarpaulin sheets to the victims.

4.The BPC field staff immediately restored the damaged electric poles with support from the Community people.