Tshendenshing Plantation in Dangchu Gewog of Wangduephodrang

Coinciding with the Coronation Day of His Majesty the 4th Druk Gyalpo and Social Forestry Day on 2nd June 2015, 

a number of activities related to conservation of the environment were held across the country. This year’s celebration was special as these activities were dedicated to the 60th Birth Anniversary of our beloved 4th Druk Gyalpo. 

plantation at dangchu plantation

The NRDCL being a responsible agency managing timber resources in the country reinforced its plantation and afforestation programmes with more activities related to proper and sustainable management of forest resources in the country. The Regional staff of NRDCL based in Sha Region in collaboration with the public of Dangchu Gewog, teachers and students of Dangchu Primary School, Dangchu BHU staff, officials and staff from Wangduephodrang Forests Division, officials and staff from Wangduephodrang Dzong Reconstruction Project carried out plantation of Tshendenshing (Cupressus Corneyana) in over 3.90 acres of land by planting more than 2500 numbers of seedlings. The seedlings are raised from the seeds collected from native Tshenden forest at Dangchu. The plantation is dedicated to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo on his 60th Birth Anniversary from members of all the above agencies.