National Footprint Initiative

The National Footprint Initiatives (NFI) as a part of the Flagship Programme in the 12th FYP was initiated from the 111th National Day Celebration hosted in Samtse Dzongkhag. The objective of NFI is to keep alive the spirit and purpose of National Day and the focus was on the host Dzongkhag by initiating activities beyond the plan.

There are six activities under National Footprint Initiatives (NFI) identified and implemented by two Dzongkhags and a Thromde. Two activities are being implemented by Thimphu Thromde and one activity by Thimphu Dzongkhag. Three activities are being undertaken under Samtse Dzongkhag.

The progress of the NFI activities are as follows.

Sl No Implementing Agency Activity name Revised Outlay (Nu. In million) Work status
1 Thimphu Thromde Redevelopment of Norzin Lam along with Revitalization of clock tower 104.138 The project has been deferred as CDCL has withdrawn from the project.
2 Thimphu Thromde Open space development within Thimphu Thromde 25 90% of the works are completed.
3 Thimphu Dzongkhag Construction of kitchen and public toilet at Kuenselphodrang 10 85% of the work is completed.
Total 139.138  

Open space development at Haydrong

Plantation works at Samtenling Park

Construction of Public kitchen and toilet at Kuenselphodrang

Construction of Public kitchen and toilet at Kuenselphodrang

Sl No Implementing Agency Activity name Revised Outlay (Nu. In million) Work status
1 Samtse Dzongkhag Construction of 20 bedded Tashichholing Hospital. 80 Ongoing project.
2 DoR, MoWHS Namchukhola-Dorokha- Halhaley road (40km). 238 Package I – 67% completed.

Package II – 75% completed.

Package III – 63 % completed.

Samtse – Tashichoeling Tendruk road 129.8 Completed.
Total 447.8