State Level Coordination Meeting with Officers, Ministers and Public Representatives

I attended the State Level Coordination Meeting with Officers, Ministers and Public Representatives at Manan Kendra. I stressed on the three qualities necessary for effective administration- technical skills, human skills and conceptual skills. By imbibing these abilities, one can become a complete officer. They should shrug off the syndromes of fatigue and cynicism. Officers have a big responsibility towards Sikkim and the Sikkimese people. Officers must gain experience by working in different Departments during their career. I also said that we all must work on austerity measures and curb wasteful […]

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A Meeting with Delegation from Nepal

I met a delegation team headed by Shri Suresh Man Shrestha, Member Secretary of the National Planning Commission of Nepal and officials from various other concerned Ministries of the Government of Nepal. The visiting delegates are on a three-day visit to Sikkim to understand and take lessons from the best practices adopted by Sikkim in rehabilitation and recovery from the devastating earthquake of September 2011. I gave them some suggestions to supplement the ongoing efforts of the Nepal Government to recover from the devastating earthquake earlier this year:- 1.Local material […]

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Regional Workshop on Labour Cooperatives of North Eastern States

Pleased to have attended the Regional Workshop on Labour Cooperatives of North Eastern States held today at Chintan Bhawan. We have, during the last 21 years, tirelessly worked to promote steady growth of cooperatives, specially rural co-operatives and consistently to promote collective wellbeing of the people of Sikkim. I informed that the State Government has launched the Sikkim Cooperative Mission 2015 to further provide vibrant, self-sustaining and eco-friendly economy with emphasis on employment generation, economic growth and organic agriculture. I called upon the Department of Cooperation and line departments to […]

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Inauguration of Shram Bhawan at Sokaythang, Gangtok

I inaugurated Shram Bhawan, Apparel Training & Design Centre, SICB Career Counselling Centre and Hospitality Institute at Sokaythang, Gangtok in the presence of many of our Industry Partners, well-wishers and members of the public. This infrastructure will provide the much needed knowledge and skills of the modern day world to our youngsters and make them able to compete not only with humans but with machines too. It will further strengthen our efforts in enhancing the quality of manpower and assist in creating opportunities for livelihood, wage employment, self-employment and industrial […]

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My Message on the 22nd Government Foundation Day

We are observing the completion of 21 years of service of Sikkim Democratic Front Government in office. At the outset, my humble salutations go to our people who toiled and suffered with me but resolutely stood behind to return and install the Sikkim Democratic Front Party Government in office this day 22 years ago on 12th December 1994. The vision and philosophy of our Government has always been service to the people, with Pawan Chamling, as the number one servant of the people of Sikkim. The endeavour of my Government […]

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Sadbhawana Satsang Samaroh

Felt blessed to be present along with a large gathering of devotees to listen to the pravachan delivered by Shri Satpal Ji Maharaj in the Sadbhawana Satsang Samaroh at Siddhishwar Dham complex . Maharaj ji had given us his valuable suggestions and advice during the development of the Chaar Dham. He appreciated our development works, especially pilgrimage sites like Chaar Dham, Buddha Park and Statue of Guru Padmasambhava. He also lauded the State Government’s Organic Mission and suggested that other Himalayan states should learn from Sikkim. On behalf of Sikkimese […]

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Interaction with the Panchayats and people of Mickkhola

Had a fruitful interaction with the Panchayats and the people of Mickkhola, South Sikkim today. I urged the Panchayats to work for the welfare and wellbeing of the poor and the needy, provide land for the landless and house for the homeless . Also, advised them to identify the uniqueness of Mickkhola and collectively develop it as a tourist spot. I assured to fulfill all genuine demands placed by the Panchayats and local people of the area.

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Inauguration of Namchi Mahostav-2015

Inaugurated the 3 day long Namchi Mahostav 2015 at Namchi. The event is held to promote and boost tourism in the State and the Country. We are working tirelessly to make tourism as the foremost industry in the State. I urged all the local youths and entrepreneurs to adopt tourism as a profession. Felt happy to visit different stalls showcasing traditional food and various exhibitions displayed by the Local Self Help Groups. On the occasion, I also inaugurated the Citizens’ Participation Programme for Smart City Mission-Namchi. Appealed to all to come […]

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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas and Rashtriya Sankalp Diwas-2015

The State observed Rashtriya Ekta Diwas and Rashtriya Sankalp Diwas to commemorate the birth anniversary of Late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and death anniversary of Late Indira Gandhi at Manan Kendra. I paid homage to the great leaders who dedicated their entire life for the country. The observance of Rastriya Ekta Diwas from 2014 is indeed a befitting tribute to one of the greatest leaders of India. The contribution of Sadar Vallabhbhai Patel is immeasurable. Also, joined the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas March from Manan Kendra to Titanic Park. Later, I attended […]

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Inauguration of the 96 MW Jorethang Loop Hydro Electric Project

Inaugurated the 96 MW Jorethang Loop Hydro Electric Project, on Rangit river developed by Dans Energy Pvt Ltd at Majhitar, South Sikkim. It’s a proud moment for us as this project is an exemplary success story of our industrialisation policy, initiated since the year 2000. I am glad that the commissioning of this power project will increase the State’s capacity in power generation and supply. I thank and congratulate the Chairman & MD of Dans Energy Pvt. Ltd Shri T Nagendra Rao and his team. Also, thank the present and […]

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