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Sarpan Tar, Sarpang, Bhutan.

Jigmecholing


Background

Jigmechoeling Gewog is the biggest gewog in the Dzongkhag. It is located at a higher altitude on the Gelephu-Zhemgang highway. Distance from the Dzongkhag head quarter is 66 km

DesignationName
GupKumar Gurung
GAOSangay Dorji

Statistics

Area501 Square Kilometers
Altitude Range200-2600Meter
Climatecool Temperate
Forest Coverage97.5%
Chiwogs6
Village30
Households678(PHCB, 2005)
Population3414(PHCB,2005)

Education

School(Jigmecholing LSS, Ratey PS and Samkhar ECR)3
Teachers29
Students724
NFE Centers7

Election

ConstituencyGelephu
Number of Polling Station6
Registered Voters3375

Health

Number of BHU2(Jigmecholing & Gongduegang)
Number of ORC2(Samkhar & Rety)

Culture

Lhakhang/Dratshang/Temple5

Other Infrastructure

Farm Road14km
RNR Center1
CC1
Mobile Coverage100%
RWSS Coverage89.7%

Power

Number of Household Electrified557

Gewog 11 Five Year Plan Outlay

SectorApproved Budget
Agriculture20.55
Livestock1.743
Forestry1.924
Health2.56
Civil3.7
Religion & Culture5.1
Engineering10.3
Total45.877