Radhi is located some 27 km east of Trashigang Dzongkhag on a north facing slope. It is partly a dry Chirpine belt in its lower part and the upper part is covered with a cool broadleaf forest. It is drained mainly by two small rivers systems, namely Chongdiri in the east and Yudiri in the west. It covers 29 square km within an altitude ranging from 1,080 masl to 3,220 masl. The monthly average temperature varies between 12 degree Celsius to 22 degree Celsius and the average annual rainfall is 1,353 mm and is a part of the Gamrichu watershed. The Gewog is surrounded by the pastoral dominated Gewog of Merak in the south-east and mixed pastoral and arable farming in the Phongmey and Shongphu Gewogs in the east and west respectively. The small commercial town of Rangjung is in the south-west of the Gewog. It is famous for its rice and Radhi-Buray textiles. The main agricultural crops that are grown by people of Radhi are paddy, maize, soyabean, potatoes and vegetables which are mostly used for household consumption except for rice which is mostly sold. Radhi is a relatively small geog, it has 21 villages viz Tsangkhar, Dekiling, Dungsam, Radhi Pangthang, Khudumpang, Jonlapam, Jonla Tsatse, Tangthrang, Bongman, Chema, Melongkhar, Tsamang, Tonglingpam, Khatoe, Kadam, Drung Gonpa, Langteng, Tokshingmang,Naktshang, Phajogonpa, Langteng Sotshong with 758 households and total population of 5834.

The gewog has total number of 8 Lhakhangs and a Nunnery Institution. 6 of them are public owned and 2 of them are owned by private Kuenzang Theckcho Choden Nunnery Institute was established by Dungzin Garab Rinpoche in the year 1991. It is located at Khardung village under Radhi Gewog. Presently the institute has 105 nuns, 2 Khempos, 4 teachers and a Lama making offerings and residing in the institute. They make offering and perform rituals for the well being of the people and sustaining harmony, peace and prosperity in the country and the king. Namdrol Choling Lhakhang was established in the year 1908 by the initiative of Dronyer Ugyen Dorji and labour contribution from the people of Tshangkhar and Bongman villages. Before the Lhakhang is benefiting two villages but now the Lhakhang is spiritually benefiting seven villages via Tshangkhar, Melongkhar, Bongman, Chema, Radhi Pangthang, Dekiling and Langteng. They perform different celebrations and ceremonies on special occasions in this Lhakhang, by contributing labour and financial assistance from the people of the Benefited villages.

Gewog Profile Radhi Gewog 2023

Population and land use

Area(Sq. Km)              29

Km from Dzongkhag head Quarter to Gewog center     27

Population Figure Total        5834

Male                                     2888

Female                                 2946

population Density ( per Sq. Km)      201.17241

Administrative units

Gewog Center               1

Chiwogs                         5

No of villages                 21

No of Gongtong             136

RNR Center 

RNR Center                   1

Range office                   1

Piggery Farm                  0

Poultry farm                    3

Milk Processing unit       0

Active/ registered Farmers Group      3

No of community forestry                    2

No of Farm Road                                30

Length of farm Road in Kms               83.6

No of electric fencing                          22

length of electric fencing in Kms         51.43

No functional of Irrigation channel       22

length of functional Irrigation channel  56.5

Health Center

Hospital           0

No of BHU1     0

No of BHU 11  1

ORC with shade    4


Higher secondary school                       0

Middle secondary school                       1

Lower secondary school                        0

Primary school                                       2

Extended classroom                              0

Non formal education center  (NFE)      1

Early Child Development  Center(ECCD)    2

Religion and culture

No of community own Lhakhang           9

No of Government lhakhang                  0

No of Private own Lhakhang                  0

No of chortens                                        96


Total number of motorable bridge          1

Total number of Non-motorable bridge   4

Sl No         Chewog name                     Male           Female             Total

1                 Pakaling                                204             234                     438

2                 Dekeling_Tshengkhar            366             360                     726

3                 Tongling_pam                         239             227                    466

4                 Kadam                                    170             162                     332

5                 Naktashang_Tongshingmang 190              194                    384


All chewog                                                                                             2346