Inauguration of Kirana farm road construction

DSC006861 January, Lhuentse. Hon’ble lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests inaugurated the eight kilometer Jarey to Kirana farm road. The farm road is to be constructed with the fund support from Small Development Project (SDP), Government of India. The farm road will benefit some twelve household in Jarey gewog.

Previously the villagers had to walk around three hours from the road point. But having realized the importance of the farm road, they had put forward the proposal in the 11th Five Year Plan during the Gewog meeting. In the second year it was decided and the salang tendrel was held today.

According to the Jarey gup Kinzang Minjur, with farm road at hand they aim to work hard towards cultivating enough to market it elsewhere.  He said for now they just cultivated maize, cardamom and orange.

– Reported by Tashi Yangzom, ICS

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