Change in the Entry Level for Dzongda- January 20, 2015
The position of Dzongda is an appointment under the Constitution and therefore, an important position in the Royal Government. Among others, the Dzongda is the representative of His Majesty the King in the Dzongkhag,
has independent charge, has to deal directly with the public, has to spearhead development in the Dzongkhag by tapping the input of all sectors, work with elected leaders, local and national, play an important role in the conduct of elections, and also deal with law and order issues as well as national interest issues. As such it is a key position in the government that is only expected to grow in importance with democratization and decentralization.