Wangditse Dzong Restoration Project

PowerPoint PresentationLocation: Thimphu
Main Objectives of the Project:
•To restore the Dzong back to its former glory Main activities of the Project:
•To rebuild the walls to the same style as the South and West walls to create more symmetry and stable structure
•Retain precious debris of the Lhakhang, by retaining the inner leaf of the existing wall or by using special techniques to remove the plaster.
•The front elevation and former doorway to be improved by exposing the hidden kachens from the infill brick wall
•Improving the quality of all the windows, repairing and replacing necessary timber structure, improving the electrical wiring to be safer and less visible and to provide measures for local fire fighting
Funding Agency: Royal Government of Bhutan.
Total allocated budget: Nu. 110 Million
Executive Agency of the Project: The Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs is the main executing agency of the Project.
Implementing agency of the project:
The Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs is the main executing agency of the Project. Under the chairmanship of the Secretary of the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, and Wangditse Restoration Project management team is responsible for discharging administrative, technical, financial and organizational duties of the project.