Water shortage, dog bites, alternate roofing suggestions and Dzongkha spellings

Water shortage – whose responsibility? I express my appreciation to Kuensel for covering many stories on the acute shortage of drinking and irrigation water all over the country. But is the government paying enough attention? I am frustrated that the 12th Plan gives more attention to building helipads in each Gewog than improving drinking and irrigation water. The helicopter services may be required once or twice or not at all during the entire year but we need clean and safe drinking water every day if we are to care for our health and hygiene. We need irrigation water all the year round if we want our rural folks to grow sufficient food to feed ourselves. Why is it so difficult to understand and prioritise our needs? I wish Thimphu Thromdue can reduce drinking water supply to the ministerial enclave to […]

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