Gewog At Glance



Facts and Figures

1Total Area of the Gewog (Sq Km)126.47 Sq Km
2Location of the Gewog CenterChoekhorling
3Number of Chiwogs5
4Number of Villages5
5Number of Households260
6Number of Population2170
7Number of Lhakhangs (community & private)12
8Number of Chortens52
9Number of Schools1
10Number of Extended ClassroomNil
11Number of Teachers4
12Number of Students37
13Number of NFE centerNil
14Number of RNR center1
15Number of RNR staffNil
16Number of BHU1
17Number of ORC1
18Number of Sub postNil
19Number of Health Staff3

Brief profile

Choekhorling gewog is located in the southern part of the Dzongkhag under Nganglam Drungkhag with an area approximately of 126.47 square kilometers. The gewog consist of five chiwogs namely Arden, Dezema-Shoguri, Kerong, Yargeywoong and Choekhorling-Gazawong with 260 households and a total population of about 2170. It is bordered by Khar gewog to the north, Dechhenling gewog to the North West, Norbugang to the south west, Dewathang Gewog (Samdrup Jongkhar) to the east and Indian State of Assam to the south. The Gewog center is connected by 24 Kms farm road from Nganglam.

The settlements are clustered with Kamzhing and Tseri as the major landholdings. The structure of the soil is defined between sandy loams to clayey loam. Maize is the main staple crop grown. The main cash crop grown is orange (citrus mandarin). The vegetables like chilly, raddish, Brinjals, Cauliflower etc are also grown for the self consumption only.

The Gewog administration has 10 staff which includes a Gup, Mangmi, GAO, Care taker, Geydrung and 5 Tshogpas. The Gewog also have RNR Extension officials and BHU staff. The Gewog has the basic infrastructures for the service delivery to the public.  There are one Gewog office, one RNR-EC center, one BHU, one Primary School, one Extended Class Room, one ORC with 12 private and community lhakhangs.


Map of Choekhorling Gewog

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