Dzongkhag Tshogdu of Punakha Begins Today

Second Dzongkhag Tshogdu after the second elected local government begins from today under Punakha Dzongkhag. On behalf of the member, Dzongkhag Tshogdu Thrizin Mr. Samten Phuntsho welcomed Dasho Dzongdag, Dasho Dzongrab, Dasho Dophu, representatives from the monastic body, dzongkhag officials and other regional officials.

He said in this Dzongkhag Tshogdu Session, Tshogdu member will discuss on the annual developmental work plan, Dzongkhag Development Grants, Geog Development Grant and they shall approve the execution of proposed activities subject to the availability of annual fund allocation from the national budget. The Dzongkhag Tshogdu will also adopt Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 for the Dzongkhag.

Similarly, the Tshogdu will also discuss on the issues regarding the municipal such as water tariff, waste management (site to dump the waste). The Dzongkhag Tshogdu which is scheduled for two days is expected to end by tomorrow dated 4th August, 2017.