Waste and Stray Dog Management Flagship Program

The Waste Management and Stray Dog Population Control Flagship Program aims to reduce waste at every level source through a strong waste management system and reduce the stray dog population to a manageable level.

1. Accelerated Stray Dog Management

Free Roaming Dogs

Unneutered Dogs

Neutered Dogs through NADPM & RCP

Dzongkhags Covered

Note: Nationwide Accelerated Dog Population Management and Rabies Control Program (NADPM & RCP) was launched as a joint program between the Department of Livestock and De-suung Office.

2. Waste Management Facilities
  • Drop-off Centers: 9 drop-off centers operational in Thimphu Thromde.
  • Waste Collection Facility: 25 WCFs operational in Thimphu Dzongkhag.
  • Incinerator operational at Memelakha.
  • Construction of Material Recovery Facility at Taba is ongoing.

Construction of Material Recovery Facility (MRF) at Taba, Thimphu

August 28, 2021: Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen graced an event to inaugurate Waste Management Facilities in Thimphu. The event was held in Dangrina at one of the nine new facilities.