Trongsa meets more than half its 11th Plan targets
Trongsa has achieved more than 50 percent of the 11th Plan activities as per the midterm review (MTR) report presented to Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, on 21st march 2016.
Presenting the MTR report, Trongsa officiating Dzongdag Karma Dhendup said the district has achieved around 50 percent of its targeted activities of the 11th Plan, while the major- ity of other activities are underway.
He said the district has achieved 205 MT of mandarin production, 18MTof tomato. 2730.91 MT of milk, 750 MT of butter and 1200 MT of cheese.
Each household has achieved more than its targeted dairy production. The district has also achieved 290MT of chili out of 320 targeted, 9.024MT ginger out of 15MT targeted. 203MT buckwheat of its target 524.15MT, wheat 267MT of its target 448.15MT, maize 1660MT out of targeted 2200MT, cabbage 160MT out of its target 170MT. Cauliflower 49MT out of 163.80MT targeted, onion 12MT out of 30MT and broccoli 17MT out of its targeted 18MT.
He said 96 percent of the total households in Trongsa have access to proper safe drinking water, 70 percent of house-
hold has a proper connected with footpath and road and waste collection done by municipal twice a week.
After the MTR the Prime Minister provided three power tillers in three Gewogs; Drakten, Langthel and Korphu gewog.” The power tiller is providing in this particular three Gewog knowing that other two Gewogs has more numbers pri- vate owned power tiller, therefore the government is giving first priority to those three Gewogs but as fast as possible we will try to provide each in all Gewogs.” said Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay.
The Dzongkhag has reported that about the Education- Enhanced Accessibility, Quality and Literacy; the number of school upgraded two against targeted one, Tshangkha Lower Secondary school to central school and Samcholing Lower secondary school to Middle secondary school.
The report has also mentioned that 100 percent household in Trongsa has connected to proper sewerage system out 95 percent targeted, 100 percent coverage of electricity out of 100 percent targeted and also 100 percent of mobile connectivity out of 100 percent of its target.
Under five mortality and infant mortality has become concern for Trongsa. There were four infant death and 2under 5 mortality reported against the target of zero. Poor health seeking behavior with ingrained cultural belief and no pediatrician in the Dzongkhag was the reason stated in health report.
Meanwhile the Dzongkhag was allotted with Nu 510.552M for the 11th Plan, of which they have received Nu 417.179M within the last two years and spent Nu 312.793M. Lyonchen said, “We need not worry for spending all budget within three years but it is result which should be worried about.”