Building a GNH Village at Menchari
Menchari is a village under Orong Gewog, Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag, 12 km away from Dewathang and about half an hours’ walk from the road head. It is proximate to Aerong Mithun Breeding farm. There are 23 households (one empty) with 159 people of whom only 77 reside in the village (45 are students and 15 public servants with 22 family members). The village is electrified and almost every household has tapped drinking water. Although it is close to the road head, it does not have access road. It is one of the villages that is least reached.