Gewog At Glance




1Total Area of the Gewog (Sq Km)109.98 Sq Km
2Location of the Gewog CenterDungmaed
3Number of Chiwogs5
4Number of Villages14
5Number of Households386
6Number of Population3253
7Number of Lhakhangs (community & private)9
8Number of Chortens157
9Number of Schools2
10Number of Extended Classroom1
11Number of Teachers15
12Number of Students208
13Number of NFE center2
14Number of RNR center2
15Number of RNR staff4
16Number of BHU2
17Number of ORC3
18Number of Sub post1
19Number of Health Staff8


Brief profile

Dungmaed gewog is located in the south western part of the Dzongkhag with an area of approximately 109.98 square kilometers sharing borders with Chimoong, Chongshing, Khar, Dechhenling and Choekhorling gewogs. The gewog consist of 5 chiwogs namely Serduwa, Dungmaed-Zimzor, Lananyiri-Thrumchoong, Bangyuel and Woongborang with 14 villages.

It has a population of about 3253 with 386 households and 14 villages. The Gewog center is connected by 65 Kms of feeder road which will connect Pemagatshel and Nganglam Drungkhag. The gewog administration has 10 staff which includes a Gup, Mangmi, 5 Tshogpas, one Geydrung, one caretaker and Gewog administrative officer.

Tseri and dryland cultivation dominate the agriculture land use with negligible wetland cultivation. Maize is grown as the main staple crop. The main cash crop grown is Citrus mandarin along with Ginger and Potatoes. The gewog has also the potential to grow cardamom due to its climatic conditions and topography.

The Gewog has two RNR centers at Dungmaed and Mekuri, two BHUs, one sub-post, three ORCs, two primary schools, one community school and 9 community and private lhakhangs with 157 chortens.


Map of Dungmaed Gewog

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