Serthi

Backgound 

Serthi geog is under Jomotshangkha Dungkhag and it is bordered by Lauri Gewog in the North , Langchenphu Gewog in the South, Martshalla Gewog in the west and Arunachal Pradesh of India in the East. The Gewog has 13 villages with 333 households. Serthi Gewog covers an area of about 303 square kilometers. The Gewog experiences sub-tropical climate and altitude ranges from 600 to 2200 metres above the sea level. Since the Gewog is within the Chirapunji Mountain Range, it receives a heavy rainfall starting from June till end of August. The average temperature is 30 degree Celsius in the summer and 10 degree Celsius in the winter.
Serthi Gewog consists of mainly dry land in terms of land use pattern. Maize is the staple food of the geog and it is widely cultivated in Kamzhing and Tseri.
 

Statistics

Area-306.163 Sq.Km
Chiwogs-5
Village-16
Households-351Total population-2730
 

Facilities

RNRR center-1
Farm Road-1 (Under construction)
Bridge-2
BHU-1
ORC-2
No. of households with telephone connection-1 (Satellite)
No. of households with RWSS- 225
No. of Irrigation channel-1 (4.60 Km)
 

Education

CPS-2
LSS-1
Non formal education center-2

 

Health

 

No. of RWSS-20
 

Type of Land use(Area in Acres)

Dry Land- 1516.09
Wet Land – 46.58
Pangzhing-50.90
Open grazing land-29.65
Developed pastures-221.01
Orange Orchard-13.3
No. of Community Forest-1
 

Distance from Dzongkhag Head Quarter

202.8 kms –Including 12.8 Kms farm road from Gelongkhar (Under Construction)