The Construction of Farm road at lower Shamdolay of Shamdolay Chewog, Tashiding Gewog which began from 13th March was completed on 27th March benefiting nine households of Lower Shamdolay village. The farm road was about 1200 meters and it was done from the Dzongkhag Excavator with the fueling provided from the allotted budget of Nu.3,20,000 (three lakhs twenty thousand) of the GDG (Gewog Development Grant) for the fiscal year of 2017-2018.
The fuel was reached at site by the Gewog Bolero in Barrels and the farm road was with the first cutting excavation and the the leveling.
However not having the drainage, Gewog instructed the Beneficiaries for the need to construct an earthen drain so that there is a continuous flow of water during the summer season.
It was also one such prioritized activity of the Gewog having endorsed by the GT (Gewog Tshogdu) earlier.
The farmers of this village mainly grow cash crops like Ginger and Just two weeks earlier one of the beneficiaries whom is also a chairperson of the newly formed Group of this farm road or the RUG(Road User Group) namely Yeshi sold more than 700 Kilograms of Ginger.
“We are happy to get the road” says Yeshi, a Chairperson of the Road with a smile on his face.
Compiled by Lobzang Choda