Dzongkhag at a Glance

General Information

Dzongkhag Area (Sq. Km)

2854

Number of Dungkhags           

0

Number of Gewogs    

8

Number of Chiwogs (Including a Thromde)  

40

Number of Constituencies                 

2

Number of Towns

2

Number of Lhakhangs (Public, Private & Government)

142

HOUSEHOLDS AND DEMOGRAPHY CHARACTERSTICS

Number of Households

3151

sPopulation (Civil Registry)    

17618

Male               

8736

Female

8882

Population Density (person per sq. km)

6

Poverty Rate

6.7

MPI

0.017

 

Agriculture 

RNR Center

8

Number of Farmer's Cooperatives

0

Total number of Irrigation schemes (Number)

65

Total lengths of Irrigation Schemes (km)

146.85

Length of Electric fencing/solar fencing

254.31

Number of electric fencing/solar fencing

72

Number of Farm shop

10

Number of Bio-gas plants

256

Number of power tiller (private,govt. including mini power trillers)

104

Health

Number of Hospital

1

Number of Basic Health Units Grade I

0

Number of Basic Health Units Grade II

14

Number of Out Reach Clinics

33

Number of sub-post

0

Number of nurses

13

Number of HA

23

Number of Doctors

2

Water and Sanitation

Number of households with clean drinking water supply

2724

Number Rural Water Supply Schemes

99.8%

Functional Rural Water Supply Schemes (Percentage)

99.66%

Number of households with toilets/latrines

3151

Education 

Extended Classrooms

4

ECCD Centre

17

Primary schools

10

Lower secondary schools

2

Middle secondary schools

1

Higher secondary schools

1

Number non-formal Education (NFE)Centers

22

Number of NFE Learners

302

Number of teachers

225

Number of students per teacher (Student Teacher Ratio)

16:1 

Central Schools

2

Civil  

Number of Chiwogs

40

Number of Villages

297

Number of female DT members

2

Number of female GT members

6

Electricity 

Number of Households electrified

98%(3088hhs)

Communication 

Number of villages with mobile coverage

296

Mobile penetration rate

99%

Roads and bridges 

Number of Suspension Bridges

4

Gewog Connectivity Road (km)

56.9

Number of Farm Road

79

Length of farm road(km)

521.21

Religion and Culture  

Number of government owned Lhakhangs/Temples

2

Number of community owned Lhakhangs /Temples

69

Number of privately owned Lhakhangs /Temples

67

Number of Chortens

456

Sports facilities

1