East-west Highway Cleaning Campaign

The students and lecturers of Sherubtse College are conducting a major cleaning campaign along the Trashigang – Thimphu highway from 1st to 9th July, 2007. The campaign, which is divided into two sections i.e. from Trashigang to Bumthang and Bumthang to Thimphu, is carried out simultaneously by the Social Service Unit (SSU) and Singye Karm Nature Club of the college. The program is accompanied by education programs on waste management for the residents, communities and towns en-route. The activity is part of the Clean Bhutan Project initiated by Royal Society for Protection of Nature in collaboration with other relevant stakeholders.  

The program schedules are as follows:  

Group A (Social Service Unit). Trashigang to Bumthang

Date From To Activity
1 July Kanglung Trashigang Cleaning
2 July Trashigang Yadi Campaign at Yadi
3 July Yadi Mongar Campaign at Mongar
4 July Mongar Limithang Campaign at Limithang
5 July Limithang Sengor Capmaign at Sengor
6 July Sengor Ura  
7 July Ura Chamkhar  
8 July Chamkhar Missina Travel
9 July Missina Hongtsho/ Thimphu Campaign ends.

Group B (Singye Karm): Bumthang to Thimphu

Date From To Activity
1 July Kanglung Bmthang Travel
2 July Chamkhar Gyetsa Campaign at Gyetsa
3 July Gyetsa Trongsa Campaign at Trongsa
4 July Trongsa Rukubjee Chag Zam Campaign at Chag Zam
5 July Rukubjee Nobding Capmaign at Nobding
6 July Nobding Wangdue Campaign at Wangdue
7 July Wangdue  Thinleygang Campaign at Thinleygang
8 July Thinleygang Hongtsho Campaign
9 July Hongtsho Thimphu Campaign ends

The campaign is a prelude to the Clean Bhutan campaign which will be initiated by RSPN with relevant stakeholders before 2008.  RSPN will be receiving the Sherubtseans at the Clock Tower on 9th July. As a mark of solidarity, the organization will conduct a cleaning campaign in Thimphu on the same day depending upon the response and support from our members and the general public.  

All the interested individuals aspiring to participate are requested to register with RSPN personally or through our website.