Ly­onch­hen in Jurmey Ge­wog un­der Mon­gar Dzongkhag

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Dasho Tsh­er­ing Tob­gay, Ly­onch­hen trav­elled to Jurmey Ge­wog un­der Mon­gar Dzongkhag to meet the peo­ple of the gewogs last Fri­day.

Ly­onch­hen spoke to the peo­ple on the ed­u­ca­tion and par­ent’s role in en­hanc­ing the ed­u­ca­tional val­ues. Ly­onch­hen said that the par­ents must cater to help­ing the schools and in tak­ing care of the teach­ers in the school. He ex­em­pli­fied that the stu­dents their chil­dren study in the school and that the teach­ers will im­pact the lives of those chil­dren. He also urged the par­ents to pro­vide home based ed­u­ca­tion to the chil­dren by in­dulging them in house­hold and agri­cul­tural works.

Jurmey Gup men­tioned that in­suf­fi­cient wa­ter in terms of both drink­ing and ir­ri­ga­tion has been a prob­lem for 108 house­holds in the ge­wog. To tackle the is­sue he added that the gov­ern­ment had pro­vided syn­tax to har­vest wa­ter. How­ever, dur­ing lean sea­son, com- mu­ni­ties con­tinue to en­coun­ters wa­ter prob­lem. Ly­onch­hen said that the gov­ern­ment needs to ex­plore ways to ex­tract ground wa­ter if there is no wa­ter source avail­able. He added that if ground wa­ter is not fea­si­ble then the gov­ern­ment would looks into the sup­ply of wa­ter tanker to ad­dress the is­sue.

Af­ter re­turn­ing from Jurmey, Ly­onch­hen met the Ex-armed force per­son­nels in Gyalpozhing who are in­volved in build­ing a chorten in Gyelphozhing on the com­mand from His Majesty the King. Ly­onch­hen met them over din­ner and thanked them for their ef­forts and ded­i­ca­tion.

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