Lhakhang Caretakers workshop for Samdrupjongkhag Dzongkhag

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The Division for Cultural Properties, Department of Culture in collaboration with Dzongkhag Culture Sector, Rabdey and RBP organized a day workshop for Caretakers of Lhakhangs under Samdrupjongkhar Dzongkhag on 14th of April 2017. Samdrupjongkhar dzongkhag has three Dratshang and Rabdey owned lhakhang, sixty seven lhakhangs are owned by public, twenty five are privately owned and four lhakhangs are owned by La-truel. The workshop opening was graced by Dasho Dzongdag , Dasho Drangpon and other sector heads of Samdrupjongkhar Dzongkhag.

A days’ workshop mainly focused on introduction,  identification and its importance of cultural properties, awareness on 2005 Cultural Property Act and CHB 2016, process and procedure of caretakers handing taking, fire and other safety measures and introduced a basic on water and butter lamp offerings and its merits, awareness and importance on conservation of cultural properties.

-Division for Cultural Properties