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Friday, February 22, 2019 08:42:45 IST

Boom Puja ceremony at Reeksum Gumpa

Attended Boom Puja ceremony held at Reeksum Gumpa in Suiram, South Sikkim and prayed for the abundance and wellbeing of all the Sikkimese people. I sought blessings of His Eminence, Nima Hoiser Gurung (Tulku) Rinpoche. Also, sanctioned in principle Rs.15 lakhs for the upgradation of the Gumpa.

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2nd International Yoga Day

I joined the Hon’ble Governor Shri Shriniwas Patil this morning at the 2nd International Yoga Day celebrations held at Paljor Stadium. It was indeed a wonderful moment to observe the yoga experts/enthusiasts including school students performing mass yoga demonstration as per yoga protocol. It was heartening to see that the inclement weather did not dampen the spirits of the participants.

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Cabinet Meeting

A Cabinet meeting was held on 10th June, 2016 at Mintokgang, wherein the following were approved/sanctioned. DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 1. Rs.73 lakhs for expansion of server farm area of Sikkim State Data Centre and execution through STCS. DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, STATISTICS, MONITORING & EVALUATION 2. Transfer of Rs.144,87,880/- to Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs department for purchase of Point of Sale (POS) devices and sanction of Rs.512,120/- towards payment to SIMFED for supply of 20 POS devices from the UID a/c 506894. CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND HERITAGE DEPARTMENT […]

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Inauguration of Multipurpose Auditorium of Biraspati Parsai Government Senior Secondary School

With immense joy and satisfaction, today, I inaugurated the 12 roomed School Building cum Multipurpose Auditorium of Biraspati Parsai Government Senior Secondary School at Ranipool, East Sikkim. I am sure that this state of the art infrastructure will meet the school’s need for extra co-curricular activities to further complement learning experience to students. I stressed on the need of imparting qualitative and value based education to the young minds of the State. I urged them to focus on their studies, to become competitive, creative and innovative to succeed in the […]

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World Environment Day-2016

Pleased to have attended the World Environment Day function cum public meeting held at Mangan Senior Secondary School complex. Apprising on the importance of a cleaner and greener environment for human beings to sustain in the eco-friendly world, I highlighted the policies of the State Government for protection of the environment. With the consistent efforts of ‘Green initiatives’, today Sikkim has been examplary towards conservation of nature and environment. Reminding everyone of their duties towards nature, I urged each and everyone to plant a sapling for the whole month of […]

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Diamond Jubilee Celebration Function of Government Senior Secondary School, Lingee

Attended the Diamond Jubilee celebration function of Government Senior Secondary School at Lingee in South Sikkim. It is indeed a proud moment for all of us to celebrate the achievements and contributions of this institution for 60 glorious years of its existence. I inaugurated a statue of Saraswati Mata and a Diamond Pillar, at the school premises and dedicated it to the land doners and founders of the school. I also released the school magazine titled Diamond Jubilee Souvenir. I spoke on the pivotal role the students play in this […]

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Inauguration of Various Developmental Programmes

Pleased to have attended the inauguration of various developmental programmes by Shri Jual Oram, the Hon’ble Union Minister for Tribal Affairs and Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, Hon’ble Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting at Manan Kendra. The programme saw the virtual inauguration of Eklavya Model Residential School at Melli, South Sikkim, Boys Hostel facilities for ST students at Tadong, Jyestha Nagrik Samman Kendra at Kitchudumra and a Polytechnic Institute at Mangan in North Sikkim by the Hon’ble Minister. In my address, I expressed happiness and congratulated the Modi-led NDA Government […]

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Sakewa festival cum Silver Jubilee celebrations of AKRS at Namchi

On the auspicious occasion of Sakewa, I inaugurated Kirateshwar Mangkhim at Siddheshvara Dham and offered prayers for the wellbeing and abundance of Sikkimese people. Later, I attended Sakewa festival cum Silver Jubilee celebrations of Akhil Kirat Rai Sangh at Namchi. Sakewa is a traditional and customary harvest festival of Kirat Khambu Rai community. The festival symbolizes the close relationship between man, nature and their co-existence. The practice of worshipping nature in all forms are completely environment friendly; hence I urged the Rai scholars to carry out studies on this aspect. […]

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Completion of 2nd year of the 5th term of the SDF Government

Attended the celebration programme on completion of 2nd year of the 5th term of the SDF Government at Manan Kendra. I highlighted the achievements of the Government in different sectors, especially the pro- poor measures taken by us for the upliftment of all sections of the Sikkimese society. I reasserted the commitment of the SDF Government to work for development with tradition and modernity hand in hand. The SDF Government has ensured and maintained security, justice, development and peace in Sikkim. Agriculture is an age-old profession of millions over the […]

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Inauguration of Sadar Police Station

Inaugurated the newly-constructed Sadar Police Station, and dedicated it to the people of Sikkim. This infrastructure consists of modern day facilities necessary for the Police force while discharging their duties of maintaining peace and security. In my address, I talked about different kinds of crimes being committed today; and it is the duty of the police personnel to equip themselves with requisite skills and capacity to mitigate these challenges. I urged the Sikkim Police to be responsible, competitive, creative and innovative in their jobs.

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