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Friday, December 14, 2018 09:58:36 IST

Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Mangan-2017

The final Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (Janta Mela), was held today at Mangan, North Sikkim. I distributed tokens for various welfare schemes to the beneficiaries of 3 Constituencies- Kabi-Lungchok, Lachen-Mangan and Dzongu. The Government-sponsored welfare schemes/benefits worth Rs.700 crores, are aimed at raising the living standards of the marginalised sections of our society. The beneficiaries should utilize these grants judiciously in making themselves self-reliant. I made the following announcements/suggestions:- 1. Milching cows to be provided to every household in North District. 2. Schemes like homestays, fish farming, tourism, etc to be […]

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Bhanu Jayanti Samaroh-2017

I attended the 203rd Bhanu Jayanti Samaroh-2017 at Manan Kendra. I paid tributes to Adikavi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya, remembering his immense contribution in promoting Nepali Language and Literature. His works will always be remembered by all in uniting all Nepali speaking communities. In Sikkim, Nepali language plays a crucial role in uniting the three ethnic communities- Bhutias, Lepchas and Nepalis, which can serve in promoting peace and communal harmony across the globe. I suggested that Bhanu Jayanti could be celebrated with a theme every year, such as Nepali Ekta Diwas, […]

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Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Temi-Tarku-2017

As part of the ongoing Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (Janta Mela), today I distributed tokens of welfare schemes to the beneficiaries of the remaining 3 Constituencies of South District- Berfung, Temi-Namphing and Rangang-Yangang at Lameytar Ground in Temi-Tarku. I urged evryone incuding the educated youths to take up new age professions like tourism, organic farming, fisheries, poultry, etc and work hard with dedication so as to generate income to be self-reliant, and lead a dignified life. I am confident that the benefits/opportunities granted in this Janta Mela will bring about a transformative […]

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Interactive Session with West District Heads at Gyalshing-2017

In the evening of 10th July, 2017, I had an interactive session with Heads of all Departments in the District, Elected Representatives, College and School Principals, Headmasters, Headmistress, Doctors, SHOs and Executive Members of SDF Party of West District in the presence of Ministers, MLAs, Chairpersons and Advisors at Kyongsa Girls’ School Auditorium in Gyalshing. I emphasised on the need of strengthening the administration, making it effective, vibrant and transparent.I urged all officials to work with utmost dedication, being fully responsible and accountable in their service to the people. The authorities […]

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Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Soreng-2017

I attended the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (Janta Mela) at Soreng School ground to distribute tokens for various welfare schemes to the beneficiaries of 4 constituencies of West District- Rinchenpong, Daramdin, Soreng Chakung and Zoom-Salghari. The welfare benefits granted in this Janta Mela provide an opportunity and encouragement to the marginalised sections of our society to work for their livelihood and improve their living standards. I made the following announcements :- 1. Permission of Panchayats to be made mandatory for constructing any kind of huts, kutcha/pucca house in all rural areas. […]

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Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Gyalshing-2017

As part of the ongoing Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (Janta Mela), today, I distributed tokens for more than 50 different welfare schemes to the beneficiaries of 4 constituencies -Gyalshing-Bermiok, Yuksom-Tashiding, Yangthang and Maneybong-Dentam Constituencies under West District at Kyongsa Ground, Gyalshing. I am certain that this noble welfare programme of the State Government will bring about positive result and help in improving the overall social and economic wellbeing of the Sikkimese people. I appeal to all the beneficiaries to utilise these benefits properly and not to misuse them at any cost. […]

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Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Namchi-2017

I attended the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (Janta Mela) today at Namchi and presented tokens of welfare schemes and benefits to the beneficiaries. Janta Mela is one of the earnest efforts of the Stats Government to bridge the gap between the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’ and to provide the marginalised sections of the society with much required necessities of life. I have directed all the District Collectors to make a list of ‘sukumbasis’ and to identify Government lands that are lying unutilised for submission to the Government within 3 months. By […]

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Foundation stone laying ceremony of Sikkim Institute of Science and Technology at Chisopani, 2017

Laid the foundation stone of Sikkim Institute of Science and Technology at Chisopani in South Sikkim. I am sure that the institute will produce good and skilled engineers who become capable manpower in the field of engineering. This institute, with affliation to Sikkim State University, will have two branches- Civil engineering and Computer Science. The academic session will start from next year with an initial intake capacity of 60 students under each category. Considering the need and convenience of the people of South and West Districts, the State Government decided […]

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International Yoga Day, 2017

Attended the 3rd International Yoga Day in the presence of Hon’ble Governor, Shri Shriniwas Patil and Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiran Rijiju at Paljor Stadium today.

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Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Makha-2017

I attended the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan today at Makha in East Sikkim and presented tokens of welfare schemes/benefits prepared to the beneficiaries of six constituencies of East District- Syari, Upper Burtuk, Martam-Rumtek, Singtam-Khamdong, West Pendam and Tumin Lingee constituency. I am sure that our policies like Janta Mela will lead to the upliftment of the weaker sections of the society. I encouraged the educated youths to take up organic farming and tourism as profession. I also appealed to the people to accept the negotiated rate fixed for acquiring land for […]

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