Inauguration of Samtse-Phuntshopelri GC road

17 May 2018

Hon'ble Judrel Lyonpo D.N Dhungyel inaugurated Samtse-Phuntshopelri GC connectivity road today making it shorter by 31km as compared to the previous GC road which was not pliable. For the first time Phuentshopelri (Gomtu) is connected by an internal road.

The construction of this road initially started in 2009 as a farm road till Sangla village from Samtse gewog and Gashingaon from Phuentshopelri gewog. In 2017 this route was upgraded to a GC road and around the same time construction of farm road from Gashingaon towards Sangla was approved and begun.

Dasho Dzongrab, Dzongkhag Sector heads and Gewog Officials from Samtse & Phuntshopelri Gewogs attended the event.

Towards afternoon His Excellency also inaugurated a new private ECCD center at Phuensthopelri.