A Power Tiller each handed over to 4 Geogs of Thimphu Dzongkhag

Hon'ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji handing over the 4 Power Tillers
Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji handing over the 4 Power Tillers

15 May 2017, Wangsisina, Thimphu: On Saturday, the Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Forests, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, handed over one Power Tiller each to four geogs of Thimphu Dzongkhag namely Kawang, Chang, Mewang and Genekha. This is the second time that a power tiller each is being distributed to these geogs, though the first time it was to all eight geogs of Thimphu Dzongkhag.

The remaining four geogs under Thimphu Dzongkhag will receive power tillers in the near future when they are available. The distribution of power tillers on Saturday to the four geogs mentioned above was based on their comparatively urgent requirement for plantation.

During the handing/taking over of the power tillers the Dasho Dzongdag of Thimphu, MP of Thimphu,  Local Leaders of the 4 geogs and officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests were present.

  • Reported with Photo by Choidup Zangpo, ICTD

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