Athang Gewog is one of the most remotest Gewog in Wangdue Phodrang. The settlement are widely scattered, Athang comprises of Five chewogs, (Jarogang-Zawa, Lopokha-Phaktakha, Lomtshokha, Rukha-Samthang and Lwa-Lamga). All the chewogs are connected with farm roads, making farmers easy accessible to market and acquiring other services from Geog and Dzongkhag. Two villages (Yuetamo and Dhahi) are yet to be connected with farm road. Athang Gewog consists of 198 households with the population of 793 as per the PHCB-2018 sparsely settled on an estimate area of 746 sq km.
Athang Gewog enjoys dry sub-tropical climate with altitude ranging from 1000 to 3500 meters above sea level with high potential for live stock produce and best known “Smoked Fish” (Nga dosem).
Effort are doubled in the formulation of Tenth Five Year plan to alleviate poverty inducing the values of gross national happiness in the veins of Athaps and taking the roads of middle path to development. The Tarayana Foundation headed by Her Majesty queen mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuk, an NGO funded the Rukhaps to build two storied house mobilizing labor within the four villages. The Zimpons Office has granted financial assistance to six destitute with monthly payment of Nu 1200/- through Gewog administration.
Total of 85.9 KM farm road has connected every village together and to the centre. Rukha-Samthang chewog has been connected with two Bailey Bridge, one each over Punatsangchu and Harrachu river at Taksha. These two bridges has replaced the suspension bridge and made easy to ply motor and transportation the goods.
The Gewog administration has sixteen staffs including elected personnel. They are the Gup, Mangmi, five Tshogpas, the Gewog administrative officer, three RNR extension officers, Gewog accountant, Geog Engineer and Gewog clerk (Geydrung).
|Sl.No||Activity Code||Activity||Approved Budget (Nu in Million)||Revised Budget (Nu in Million)||Budget Release (Nu in Million)||Expenditure Budget (Nu in Million)||Financial Year||Remarks||Download|
|1||45.01||Capacity Development||0.15||0.15||0||0.016||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|2||45.02||Livestock Support and promotion Services||0.711||0.711||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|3||51.02||Construction of farm road from Zawa to Yuetamo||8.4||8.4||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|4||51.02||Maintenance of Farm Roads||1||1||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|5||45.02||Promotion and revive of cereal crops||0.07||0.07||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|6||51.08||Electric fencing||0.55||0.55||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|7||51.06||Water source protection and rehabilitation of RWSS||0.15||0.15||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|8||51.08||Gewog site development and RNR Tech. park||0.25||0.25||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|9||51.03||Construction of Bazam||0.18||0.18||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|10||54.01||Procurement of Furniture, office equipment and chadi items||0.3||0.3||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|11||54.01||Procurement of Furniture, office equipment and chadi items||0.3||0.3||0||0||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|12||51.02||Construction and Maintenance of farm road||5.533||5.533||5.533||5.533||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|13||11.01||Travel Allowance for community leaders||0.262||0.262||0.262||0.626||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|14||17.08||GT Services||0.048||0.048||0.048||0.016||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
|15||001||General Administration and Direction Services||2.063||2.063||2.063||1.321||2018-07-01 to 2019-06-30||View|
1. Khandu Dorji (Gup)- 77775141
2. Daw Gyeltshen (Mangmi)- 77467048
3. Phurba Thinley (Tshogpa-Jarogang/Zawa)- 77491820
4. Tshering Dorji (Tshogpa-Lawa/Lamga)- 77437274
5. Phub Dorji (Tshogpa-Lopokha/Phaktakha)- 77407845
6. Phurba (Tshogpa-Lomtshokha)- 77435597
7. Wangdi (Tshogpa-Rukha/Samthang)- 77231495
8. Gaydrung- 77446226
9. Agriculture- 17917209
10. Livestock- 19587825
11. HA (Migtena)- 77256825
12. HA (Lopokha)- 77304272
13. Principal (Singay Namgyel Primary)- 77106933
14. Principal (Phetakha Primary School)- 17129585