Orong

BACKGROUND

Orong gewog is located in the northern part of Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag. It has a total area of 163.824 sq.km with elevation ranging from 900m to 2500m above sea level. It experiences the sub-tropical rainfall and broad leaf evergreen forest cover. The gewog share its border with Wangphu gewog in the east, Pema Gatshel Dzongkhag in the west, Gomdar gewog in the north and Deothang gewog in the south respectively.

General Information

Area                            :           163.824 sq.km

Population                  :           5255 as per census 2938 as per health records

Households                 :           540 including 52 Gungtongs

 

Local Government Officials:

Sl. No.

Designation

Name

Contact No.

1

Gup

Jigme

17968739

2

Mangmi

Pema Gyelpo

17765778

3

Tshogpa (Morong Chiwog)

Jangchub Dorji

17880753

4

Tshogpa (Jangchubling Chiwog)

Karchung

17744112

5

Tshogpa (Remung Chiwog)

Dorji Norbu

17708908

6

Tshogpa (Orong Chiwog)

Kelzang Norbu

17312739

7

Tshogpa ( Philuma Chiwog)

Rinzin

17325393

8

Tshogpa (Wooling Chiwog)

Yonten Tshomo

17370980

9

Gaydrung

Ugyen Sonam

17750127

 

Population details:

Name of Chiwog

No. of Households

 Population of Chiwog

No. of Gungtong (Empty Households)

Morong

34

1393

17

Jangchubling

94

1131

17

Remung

42

832

6

Orong

170

1028

12

Philuma

51

752

9

Wooling

97

825

17

 

Civil Servant:

Sl. No.

Designation

Name

Contact No.

1

Gewog ADM Officer

Rinchen Dorji

77495407

2

Principal(Orong

Central School)

Ugyen Dorji

17119877

 

3

Principal (Wooling PS)

Sangay Dorji

17119877/17733471

4

Agriculture Extension Officer

Pelden Tshomo

17927899

5

Forestry Extension Officer

Tshering Cheda

17838808

6

Livestock Extension Officer

Yeshi Wangpo

17690416

7

Health Assistant (BHU )

Tenzin Wangda

17526801

 

 

 

Education:

Sl. No.

Name of School

No. of Teachers

No. of Students

Male

Female

Boys

Girls

1

Orong Central School( Upper Campus)

Orong Central School( Lower Campus)

30

14

428

438

2

3

Wooling PS

5

1

62

69

4

Philuma ECR

2

0

15

5

           

 Total No. of NFE Centers:6

 Orong, Suzung, Philuma, Phu, Wooling & Nakzor

 

No. of NFE learners:

Male

Female

 11

56

 

Health                        

Sl. No.

Details

Place

1

Basic Health Unit I

Gewog Centre (Orong)

2

3 Out Reach Clinic

Wooling, Philuma & Morong

 

Road Connection      :

 

Road Name

Road Type

(Farm road/Gewog Center road/Feeder road etc.)

Road Length (KM)

Year of Construction

Shekpashing-Orong

Gewog Connectivity Road

12.235

2006

Orong-Suzung

Farm Road

10.5

2011-2012

Takshing Nangrey- Father school via Wooling

Farm Road

12.7

2011

Betsa zam- Phungzam

Farm Road

1.8

2015

Mandar -Remung

Farm Road

3.8

2016-2017

Remung- Narphung

Farm Road

11.4

2009-2010

Father- Nagla

Farm Road

3.8

2016-2017

Morong- Dengzor

Farm Road

2.8

2015-2016

Aerong- Mencheri

Farm Road

3.4

2016-2017

       
       
       

 

Religion & Culture

Sl. No.

Chiwog

No. of Lhakhangs

No. of Chhortens

No. of Religious Personnel

Remarks

1

Bilam-orong-Suzoong

1

9

18

Public

2

Nagzor-Wooling

1

         8 (1 Pvt)

15

Public

3

Nabar-Philooma

1

2 Pvt

14

Public

4

Rimoong

1

3 (1 pvt)

8

Public

5

Morong

0

7 (5 pvt)

4

Private

6

Jangchuling

0

8

 

 

TOTAL

4

37

 

 

 

 

Sl. No.

Name of Religious Centres Private choekhangs)

No. of Religious Personnel (Nuns/Monks/ Gomchens)

Category (Private./ Community/ Govt.)

Nangten

Location

1

Morong Gomdey Private choekhangs

4

Pvt.

Guru Statue, Kanjur and Bum

Morong

2

Orong  Gomdey

18 (Gomchens)

Community

Guru Statue, Zhabdrung, Tempa and Guru Tshengey Thongdrel, Kanjur & Bum

Orong

3

Wooling Gomdey and Chumani Lhakhang

15 (Gomchens)

Community

Guru Statue, Tempa and Guru Tshengey Thongdrel, Kanjur & Bum

Wooling

4

Rimoong Gomdey

8 (Gomchens)

Community

Guru Statue, Debri, Guru Tshengey Thongdrel, Kanjur & Bum

Rimoong

5

Philooma Gomdey

14 (Gomchens)

Community

Guru Statue, Kanjur & Bum

Philooma

 

TOTAL

59

 

 

 

 

 

Local Festivals & Tshechus 

 

Tshechus & Local Festivals

Location

Lunar Calendar date of Tshechu/Festival

 Orong Tshechu

Orong Sanghachoeling Lhakhang

8th-10th day of 9th month of the Bhutanese calendar

 Woolinig Tshechu

Wooling Samtenchoeling Lhakhang

8th-10th day of 10th month of the Bhutanese calendar

Remung Tshechu

Remung Lhendupcheoling lhakhang

13th-15th day of 11th month of the Bhutanese calendar

Philuma Tshechu

Philuma Lhakhang

8th – 10th day of 10th month of the Bhutanese calendar

Important Pilgrimage sites(Menchu)

Location

Remung Phurpa lhatsho Menchu

Remung

   
   

 

 

Trade & Industry Information:

RNRC                        :           1 Centre, Agriculture, Forestry and Livestock Extension

Sl. No.

Name of Licence

Licence No.

Name of Licence Holder

Mobile

Status

General Shop

1

Jurmey Tshongkhang

MT4003863

Dema

17450797

Operational

2

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

Bar Licence Holders

1

 

 

 

 

Operational

2

 

 

 

 

Operational

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farmers' Associations/Groups in Orong Gewog (Agriculture)

 

Sl. No.

Name of Farmers' Association

Name of Chairperson

Name of Village

Mobile

Status

1

Morong Tshetsey Thuendrel Detsen

MC Gurung

Morong

17882933

Operational

2

Morong Vegetable Group

MC Gurung

Morong

17882933

Operational

3

Gonminang Vegetable Group

Lobzang chophel

Morong

17700400

Operational

4

Orong Tshesey Detsen

Kinzang Rinzin

orong

17708964

Operational

5

Mecheri Vegetable Group

Changlopey

Orong

17348616

Operational

 

Farmers' Associations/Groups in Orong Gewog (Livestock)

 

Sl. No.

Name of Farmers' Association

Name of Chairperson

Name of Village

Mobile

Status

1

Orong Om Mar Datshi Thuendrel Detsen

Pema Tshering

orong

17708872

Operational

2

Wooling Samtencholing Milk Marketing Group

Lobzang Thinley

Wooling

17656571

Operational

3

Jangchubling Mandar Milk

Pema Rinzin

Jangchubling

17751539

Operational

4

Batsung Nakzor Om Tshongdrel Detsen

Dorji Gyeltshen

Wooling

17662001

Operational

5

Morong On Tshongdrel Detsen

Naku

Morong

17688526

Operational

6

Mencheri Om Detsen

Thinley Penjor

orong

17451151

Operational

 

Farmers' Associations/Groups in Orong Gewog (Forestry)

 

Sl. No.

Name of Farmers' Association

Name of Chairperson

Name of Village

Mobile

Status

1

Meyphu-Shekpashing Community Forest

Sangay Rinzin

Orong

17325642

Operational

2

Remung Shingmen Detsen

Tashi Wangdi

Remung

17708041

Operational

3

Morong Gaden Phuensum Community Group

Cheki wangmo

Morong

17838639

Operational

4

Philuma Potala NWFP Group

Jime Dorji

Philuma

77330049

Operational

5

Wooling Yenten Gongphel Community Forest

Sangay Dorji

Wooling

17656532

Operational

6

Jangchubling CF Group

Gomchen

Jangchubling

17508360

Operational

7

Thungshing yue Bey Phodrang NWFP Group

Singye Norbu

Remung

16930094

Operational

8

Batsung Nakzor CF Group

Dorji Gyeltshen

Wooling

17662001

Operational

9

Redumey Nagla Dupthob NWFP Group

Dorji Singye

Jangchubling

17875323

Operational

 

Farmers' Associations/Groups in Orong Gewog (Other)

 

Sl. No.

Name of Farmers' Association

Name of Chairperson

Name of Village

Mobile

Status

1

Wooling Tharey Tshogpa

Tshering Yangdon

Wooling

17323982

Operational

 

Tele-commutation     :           90% coverage by both B mobile and T cell

Electricity                   :           All Chiwogs connected except 12 Household

 

Goshey Nyenshey in Gewog:

Sl. No.

Name

Village

Contact No.

1

Tashi Wangdi

Jalamwoong

 

2

Pema Tenzin

Yangkhar

17557751

3

Jigme Rinzin

Mantsang

17659302

4

Gyeltshen

Belam

 

5

Tenzin

Melum

 

6

Thinley

Malang

17802959

7

Pema Tshering

Tershere

17708872

8

Tshewang Rinzin

Mencheri

17720572

9

Sangay Rinzin

Melum

17325642

10

Sangay

Jalamwong

17854182

11

Jangchu Dorji

Morong

 

12

Wangda Tshering

Rimoong

 

13

Singye Norbu

Rimoong

16930094

14

Ngawang Dorji

Mandar

 

15

Sherab dendup

Philooma

 

16

Tshewang Dorji

Pheldung

 

17

Yongba

Wooling

 

18

Lobzang Thinley

Wooling

17656571

19

Thinley Wangdi

Wooling

17647482

20

Tombole

Wooling

 

21

Tenzin Wangda

Gonminang

 

 

List of Ex-Armed Forces in Gewog:

 

Sl. No.

Village

Name

Designation

Agency

Retirement Date/Years served

CID No.

1

Mantsang

Chano

Chuma

RBA

23

11107003456

2

Malang

Thinley

Drimpon

RBA

32

11107003012

3

Melum 

Tenzin

Drimpon

,,

31

11107004002

4

Melum

Dendup Tshering

Drimpon Gongma

,,

39

11107004025

5

Melum

Phuntsho  Wangdi

Peljab

,,

23

11107004134

6

Tersheree

Pentsho

Chuma

,,

21

11107006824

7

Melum

Dendup

Peljab

,,

20

11107004123

8

Suzung

Rinchen Wangdi

Drimpon

,,

33

11107006659

9

Belam

Tashi Wangdi

Drimpon

RBP

37

11107001321

10

Chongti

Jigme

Gopa

RBA

13

11107001984

11

Suzung

Changlopay

Peljab

RBA

19

11107006707

12

Suzung

Sharchung

Peljab

,,

25

11107006700

13

Rimoong

Dorji

Chuma

,,

20

11107005713

14

Rimoong

Sherab

Drimpon Gongma

,,

39

11107005870

15

Thungshing,Rimoong

Phuntsho

Chuma

RBP

20

11107006968

16

Thungshing, Rimoong

Jangchu

Gopa

RBA

21

11107006911

17

Pheluma

Sonam Zangpo

Pelpon

,,

23

11107004976

18

Phu

Phuntsho

Pelpon

,,

24

11107005126

19

Pheldung,Jangchuling

Tshewang

Chuma

,,

25

11107004853

20

Redume

Tshering Dorji

Chuma

,,

23

11107005336

21

Redume

Dorji Gyelpo

Chuma

,,

23

11107005318

22

Redume

Lhendup Gyeltshen

Drimpon

,,

23

11107005551

23

Phu

Nedup

Pelpon

RBP

23

11107005082

24

Morong

Choten Tshering

Gopa

RBA

10

11107004556

 

 

List of Gyalpo Tozey Students:

Sl. No.

Name

Age

Class

School

Village

Gewog

Remarks

1

Thinley Dorji

20

IX

Orong HSS

Brongshing

Gomdar

 

2

Sonam Zangmo

18

IX

Orong HSS

Bangtsho

Orong

 

3

Ngawang Choden

18

X

Orong HSS

Rimung

Orong

 

4

Damtshey Zangmo

19

IX

Orong HSS

Rikhey

Orong

 

5

Sangay Norbu

17

VIII

Orong LSS

Nakzor

Orong

 

6

Tshering Chezom

17

VI

Orong LSS

Thungshing

Orong

 

7

Pema Dechen

12

IV

Orong LSS

Thungshing

Orong

 

8

Yangzom

17

VIII

Orong LSS

Suzung

Orong

 

9

Nilo Zangmo

13

V

Orong LSS

Suzung

Orong

 

10

Jangchub Gyeltshen

14

VII

Orong LSS

Wooling

Orong

 

11

Tashi Norbu

14

VII

Orong LSS

Rikhey

Dewathang