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Friday, December 14, 2018 09:55:57 IST

15th Chief Minister’s Gold Cup Archery

Pleased to have witnessed the final match of the 15th Chief Minister’s Gold Cup Archery tournament held at Phethang, Rabdentse in West Sikkim. In my address, I informed the gathering that over the years, archery has become one of the significant sporting activities of Sikkim. I urged the youngsters to take up this sport. I made the following announcements:- 1. Statue of Chenrezig to be completed by December 2017. 2. Ropeway to Chenrezig Statue premises also to be constructed. 3. Shahid Gram comprising life-size statues of swatantrata sangrami (freedom fighters) […]

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Cabinet Meeting

The following were approved and sanctioned by the Cabinet which met at Samman Bhawan on 17th March 2016. FINANCE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE DEPARTMENT 1. The First Supplementary Demands for Grants-2015-16, Annual Financial Statement, Estimates of Receipts, Explanatory Memorandum and Demands for Grants of the Government of Sikkim for the year 2016-17. RURAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT 2. Rs.25,32,700/- for restoration of rural connectivity road from Singtam- Sirwani SPWD road to Vidhya Bharati School. (post facto approval). DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SECURITY & AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT 3. a) Rs.714.00 lakhs (90% share of GOI) […]

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Budget Session 2016-17

Attended the 1st day of the Budget Session of Sikkim Legislative Assembly

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Conference on Higher Education Scenario

Attended a one day Conference on ‘Higher Education Scenario in the State- Past & Way Forward and RUSA-Recruitment & Impact’ held at Chintan Bhawan. Addressing the students, I urged them to work hard and diligently as we live in world, where knowledge is of prime importance. They should be highly competitive and creative to move forward in life. Teachers should also guide the students towards a brighter future. I appealed to the teachers to bring forth their suggestions to the Government for improving the education system in the State. I […]

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24th Sikkim Democratic Front Party Foundation Day

Attended the 24th Sikkim Democratic Front Party Foundation Day held at Jorethang today. On this momenteous occasion, I highlighted the programmes and policies of the Government.I urged the party members to work in line with the ideology of SDF Party and protest against anti-social elements. Our party is comitted to provide reservation of seats for Limboo and Tamang communities in the Sikkim Legislative Assembly. The State Government has constituted a High Power Committee. This committee will submit its report, and based on the recommendations, the State Government will pass the […]

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24th SDF Party Foundation Day Message

1. As we come to celebrate the 24th SDF Party Foundation Day, I would like to begin by congratulating all my Party Members, right from the grassroots to the State level on this auspicious day for us. On 4th March, 1993, we formed and established the Party with avowed principles and policies for the welfare of the State and the people. Today, I am glad to see the fulfilment of our vision and above all, we have been able to maintain SDF Party as the Party adhering to democratic principles […]

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Cabinet Meeting

The following were approved and sanctioned by the Cabinet which met at Samman Bhawan on 20th February 2016. URBAN DEVELOPMENT & HOUSING DEPARTMENT 1. Rs 688.85 lakhs for undertaking e-Governance initiatives at Gangtok Municipal Corporation. HORTICULTURE & CASH CROPS DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT 2. Rs 426 lakhs for implementation of Micro Irrigation under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana. FOREST, ENVIRONMENT & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT 3. Rs 2199.97 lakhs for implementation of works under Sikkim Ecology Fund and Environment Cess during 2015-16. LAND REVENUE & DISASTER MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT 4. Setting up of certain institutional […]

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Inspection of 1000-bedded Multi-Specialty Hospital at Sochayagang

Inspected the ongoing construction works at the 1000-bedded Multi-Specialty Hospital at Sochayagang. I directed the Secretary, Health for completion of the hospital and to make it ready and operational within one year. Appealed to all concerned departments and their Ministers and HoDs for expediting the work. In my brief interaction, I assured to address the following issues:- 1. A proper fencing work to be carried out along the hospital premises to check encroachment. 2. Work related to dedicated power supply, water supply and sewage lines system to be carried out […]

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Visited Rangpo Bazaar and Surrounding Areas

Visited Rangpo Bazaar and surrounding areas along with Ministers, area MLA, Mayor, Councillors and Secretaries of various departments. I also inaugurated the Urban Vegetable Market. Following on-the spot, in principle decisions were taken:- 1. Regularisation of unauthorised houses built on government lands in and around Rangpo. Allotment of housing flats at Chanatar in cases regularisation is not possible. 2. Construction of 500 meters long river training work from Majhigoan to below Rangpo Check Post at an estimated cost of Rs. 5.52 crores, after which the spot below the Check Post […]

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Sonam Lochhar Celebrations at Maniram

Attended Sonam Lochhar Celebrations at Maniram, South Sikkim. The State Government has given equal socio-economic and religious rights to all communities in the State. The State Government has given Scheduled Tribe status to Limboo and Tamang communities and we are also comitted towards reservation of seats in the Legislative Assembly for them. Highlighted about the mission to make Sikkim the first Kutcha House Free State of the Country by 31st December 2017; also 100 % literate and BPL free State in the Country by 2019. Earlier, I inaugurated the up-graded […]

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