Former principal to contest NC elections from Chhukha

Almost certain that the time has come now for him to thank the people for what they have given him, former principal of Sherub Reldri Higher Secondary School in Monggar, Sangay Dorji, has come out as one of the aspiring candidates in the upcoming National Council elections this year.

Sangay Dorji, 38 from Gedu, plans to build a conducive working environment in close coordination with the other Members of the Parliament for efficient public service delivery, besides explaining the policy matters to the people and eradicate any youth coming in conflict with the nation’s laws.

“I will work with them cohesively to smoothen service delivery and inculcate the values of democracy,” he said.

The father of four also has plans to make Chhukha into an exemplary Dzongkhag for democracy in the future.

Sangay Dorji, who has now completed tour to all the gewogs during his Dzongkhag campaigning, says the responses from the people are welcoming.

Having 13 years of experience as a teacher and principal, Sangay Dorji said that he has served through the grass-root level under the Dzongkhag since 2005 and understands people’s problems.

“I have been in the Dzongkhag for more than 10 years and three years in Monggar until I resigned in 2014. Now I am taking this opportunity thank them for all their support for helping me including the Dzongkhag staffs,” he added.

Sangay Dorji, meanwhile, has a bachelor’s degree in English from the Paro College of Education in 2004 and masters in Management and Administration in 2010 from the same college. He has also completed certificate and diploma course in management.

Also experienced in resourcing all the educational programs for educating Gross National Happiness and life skills education in the education ministry, Sangay Dorji has also served as an instructional leader for principals across the country and 21st Century Pedagogy (a new teaching strategy for the students).

He has also taught life skills education to nuns of all 26 nunneries in the country.

“With all these accumulated experience, I think I can serve my community and nation in a better way,” Sangay Dorji said.

Krishna Ghalley from Phuentsholing