||Gewog Administrative Officer
Baarp Gewog consists of five chiwogs namely Tshokorna, Chasa, Eusakha, Euwakha, Gamakha with 723 households. It covers an area of about 24.6 sq.km (approx.) as per LCMP 2010 with elevations ranging from 1400 meters to 1800 meters above sea level. The gewog experiences an annual rainfall of about 500mm-1500mm approximately with the temperature ranging from 5 degree C-30 degree C. The gewog lies in the sub-tropical region and experiences hot and humid summers with heavy rainfall during the monsoon months of June, July and August whereas winters are moderate.
The gewog is about 12KM from Punakha Dzongkhag and is one of the most accessible gewogs. Paddy is the principle cereal crop in the gewog followed by spring wheat. Most households derive cash income from the sale of fruits, vegetables and rice. The fertile Lobesa valley offer promising opportunity for farm mechanization. The population avail health services from Punakha, Wangdue Phodrang and Thimphu while the only sub-post at Lobesa renders maternal and child health including primary health care services.