Vision * "A self reliant Dzongkhag co-existing in peace and harmony with enhanced socio-economic standards, rich natural resources and cultural heritage" * Mission * “To enhance rural livelihood with good local governance in line with culture and environment” * དམིགས་དོན་གཅོད་པ། * ཕན་བདེ་བརྟན་རྒྱས་ལྡན་པའི་ས་གནས་གཞུང་གིས་ལམ་སྲོལ་དང་རང་བཞིན་རྒྱུ་ཁུངས་གཉིས་དང་བསྟུན་གྲོང་གསེབ་འཚོ་བའི་ཐུན་རྐྱེན་གོང་འཕེལ་གཏང་ནི། * འཆར་སྣང་བསམ་གྲུབ་ལྗོངས་མཁར། * རྒྱུན་བརྟན་རང་འདྲོངས་ཅན་དང་ཞི་བདེ་མཐུན་བསྒྲིག་མཉམ་དུ་གནས་ཏེ་མི་སྡེ་དཔལ་འབྱོར་གྱི་གནས་ཚད་ཡར་འཕར་སོང་བའི་རང་བཞིན་ཐོན་སྐྱེད་ཀྱི་འབྱོར་པ་དང་ལམ་སྲོལ་རྒྱུད་བཟང་ལྡན་པའི་ལྗོངས་སུ་བསྒྲགས་ནི།

Sensitization on 12th Five Year Plan Consultation meetings in Geogs


On 10th March, 2017, The Dzongkhag formed a Team led by Hon’ble Dasho Dzongda to sensitize on the formulation of the 12th five year plan (FYP) board Guideline as prescribed by GNHC. The team started the program from the Orong and ended with the Deothang Geog. The main targeted participants were Geog Yargey Thogchung members and other Local leaders in the locality. The team has visited all 11 Geogs for the public consultation and awareness. The main Aim of the Plan start up meeting was to sensitize Local Community Leaders as of how to make better plan in their respective Villages, Chewogs and ultimately for the whole Geog over the period of Five year time.

It is to make them understand on the approaches, framework and strategy to harmonies the plan activities aligning the National and Dzongkhag level Goals to fulfill the overall objectives of 12th FYP. The mode of illustration was on Power point presentation, interactive question and answers session were held to educate them on the planning prospective. The specific sector concern had also made brief talk on the areas of priorities and focus of 12th FYP.

The meeting highlighted the Four Pillars of GNH for overall guiding principles of 12th FYP. To make more focus based in line with GNH Goals further the Nine Domain approach framed was presented linking at the activities level. Keeping on the 9 Domains 16 National Key Results areas were presented in order to help them in real planning period in the Geogs. The inspirational and deep thoughts as enshrined from the Golden Throne through His Majesty’s addresses at various occasions were also clearly briefed during the meetings as bases for the 12th FYP. In addition, power delegation to Local Government from centre with greater decentralization of roles, functions and authority to the local government in 12th FYP were highlighted. The fund distribution strategies and tentative Budget outlay per geog were also presented.

In order to understand the real constraints in the Geog, an hour long Brain storming session was carried out to come out with lists of problems in order to find out the appropriate solution in planning period. During the meetings Dasho emphasized the floor to give more on the income generating activities during the 12th FYP. Dasho informed people that expenditure on the social infrastructures like Hospital, Road, irrigation and School were heavily supported during the past plan periods, therefore Dasho advised them to switch over to income generation and boosting the economy of the Geog. Thus sustaining and make country self reliant country hereafter. Dasho informed the people to prioritize the plan as per the genuine needs of the community and support in Nation building through boosting the Local economy in the Geog level. The meetings ended successfully whereby they were instructed to list down the prioritized activities aligning with national Geog.


Reported: Thinley Rabten

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