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Tsirang is a district in Bhutan that is known for its mild climate and gentle slopes. It is also well known for its rich biodiversity, although it is one of the few districts in Bhutan that does not have a protected area. The Punatsangchhu or Sankosh river, one of Bhutan’s longest rivers, flows through the district. The district is the main home of the Lhotshampa community.

The vision of Tsirang is to be an economically thriving, culturally rich, and harmonious district with a pristine environment. The mission of the district is to bring about sustainable socio-economic development through the development of quality infrastructure, improved nutrition, enhanced food security, and sustainable management of natural resources. The district also aims to provide efficient and effective public services, while preserving and promoting its culture and tradition.

The objectives of Tsirang are to increase the rural household income and food security in the district, enhance education accessibility and quality, and improve health and sanitation in the communities. The district also aims to improve the urban infrastructure in Damphu Town, preserve and promote religion, culture, and tradition, enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of public service delivery, and enhance and strengthen the local economy. The district also strives to ensure the availability of timely, relevant, and reliable data/information at the district level, and to prevent corruption.

Vision: A thriving and culturally rich district with a pristine environment and strong economy.


  1. Promote sustainable socio-economic development through quality infrastructure, improved nutrition, food security, and natural resource management.
  2. Deliver efficient and effective public services.
  3. Preserve and promote cultural heritage.


  1. Boost rural household income and food security.
  2. Improve education accessibility, quality, and literacy.
  3. Enhance health and sanitation in communities.
  4. Upgrade urban infrastructure in Damphu Town.
  5. Preserve cultural traditions and religious practices.
  6. Enhance public service delivery.
  7. Strengthen the local economy.
  8. Provide timely, relevant, and reliable information at the district level.
  9. Prevent corruption.

Core Values of Tsirang:

  • T – Teamwork
  • S – Service
  • I – Ingenuity
  • R – Resilience
  • A – Astuteness
  • N – Neatness
  • G – Growth

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