Gewog At Glance



Facts and Figures

1Total Area of the Gewog (Sq Km)31.03 Sq Km
2Location of the Gewog CenterThongsa
3Number of Chiwogs5
4Number of Villages5
5Number of Households203
6Number of Population2351
7Number of Lhakhangs (community)5
8Number of Chortens70
9Number of Schools1
10Number of Extended Classroom1
11Number of Teachers8
12Number of Students88
13Number of NFE center4
14Number of RNR center1
15Number of RNR staff3
16Number of BHUNil
17Number of ORC1
18Number of Sub post2
19Number of Health Staff4

Brief profile

Brief profile of Chongshing Gewog 

Chongshing gewog is located in the central part of the Dzongkhag with an altitude ranging between 100m and 3500m with total area of approximately 31.03 square kilometer. The gewog consist of 5 chiwogs namely Guyoom-La-Nangzor, Maendi, Thongsa, Kamri-Yomzor and Chongshing-Jorphoong with a total of 8 villages. It has a population of about 2351 with 203 households. The Gewog center is connected by 18 Kms farm road from Denchi. The settlements patterns are sparsely distributed.

The Gewog has a population of about 2351 with 203 households. Tseri and dry land cultivation dominate the agriculture land use with no wetland farming. Maize is grown as the main staple crop with vegetables grown for self consumption. The Gewog is known for producing Thongsa Kamthama, Dhoong and Jaling whichs are the source of income.

There are ten staff in the gewog administration which includes Gup, Mangmi, Gewog administrative officer, five Tshogpas, Geydrung and a caretaker. The gewog center is located at Thongsa with one Gewog Office, 1 RNR center, two Primary Schools, two sub post and five community lhakhangs with 19 Chortens.

Map of Chongshing Gewog

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