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Thursday, June 20, 2019 09:58:04 IST

40th State Day, 2015

First of all, I offer my warm greetings to my fellow Sikkimese on the occasion of the 40th State Day, 2015. On this joyous occasion, I joined Hon’ble Governor, Shri Shriniwas Patil in the celebrations at Chintan Bhawan. I paid homage to Late Shri LD Kazi, the 1st Chief Minister and considered to be the ‘Father of Democracy in Sikkim.’ Also paid tribute to all the leaders and people of the past who contributed in different ways in the development and progress of the State. I urged the people of […]

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International Conference on Conservation of Natural and Cultural Values of Khangchendzonga National Park

Chaired the inaugural session of the International Conference on Conservation of Natural and Cultural Values of Khangchendzonga National Park at Chintan Bhawan. The event is one of its kind to promote Khangchendzonga National Park globally amidst national and international experts, scientists and environmentalists and to engage in intellectual discourse aimed at finding solutions for contemporary challenges to conservation. I am sure you must be aware, that the Khangchendzonga National Park has been proposed to UNESCO for declaring it as a World Heritage site in mixed criteria basis, and programmes such […]

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Inauguration of Pema Cholling Monastery at Borong

Inaugurated the newly constructed Pema Cholling Monastery at Borong, South Sikkim today. Felt blessed to attend the Kangyur Puja organized in the monastery. Since Buddhism teaches us to accept truth, to nurture positive thinking and have a good moral character, I urged everyone to follow the principles of Buddhist Philosophy in order to lead a good and healthy life. I also assured to include Pema Cholling Monastery in the Buddhist Circuit to promote it as a major tourist spot. Also sanctioned in principle various demands placed by the area MLA.

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L.D. Kazi Memorial Gold Cup-2015, Chakung

Had a wonderful time with students and people of West Sikkim watching the final match of L.D.Kazi Memorial Gold Cup-2015, a State level Inter School Football Tournament at Chakung School ground. On the occasion, I urged the students gathered from around 37 schools to work hard and focus on their studies. Appealed to the parents, the teachers and the society to encourage children to be creative and to engage them in positive and constructive activities. Urged the students to be knowledgeable and to develop leadership qualities. Students also need to be […]

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Regional Meet of the State Legal Services Authorities of the North-Eastern States-Sikkim Chapter, 2015

Attended the 2-day Regional Meet of the State Legal Services Authorities of the North-Eastern States-Sikkim Chapter, 2015 at Chintan Bhawan. Informed the august gathering that Sikkim is privileged of having a robust judiciary which enjoys its own degree of independence within the framework of the Constitution of India duly providing access to justice for all in letter and spirit. Also attended the inauguration function of the Office Building of Sikkim State Legal Services Authority at Development Area, Gangtok. I extended my best wishes to all and appealed to work together […]

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129th May Day Celebrations, 2015

Attended the 129th May Day Celebrations, 2015 today at Manan Kendra. The workers are the ones who contribute a great deal in the process of Nation building. I called upon the working class to stand united for their common cause and realize their contribution towards the State and the Country. They also need to be aware of their rights and duties so that they are not subdued, dominated and misled by the affluent intellectual class. Also, stressed on the importance of providing education to all the children of working class. […]

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Meeting with Minister and officials of RMDD on receiving the prestigious 5 National Awards

I met and congratulated the Minister and officials of RMDD on receiving the prestigious 5 National Awards in Rural Development. These awards were presented by the Hon’ble PM, Shri Narendra Modi on the occasion of National Panchayats’ Day held on 24th April 2015 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. In a brief interaction, I encouraged them to carry on the developmental works being done in the State. This accomplishment is the outcome of the State’s high standards in the sphere of rural development and devolution of powers to the grassroot level. […]

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Cabinet Meeting

Consequent upon the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal, parts of West Bengal, Bihar and UP, the Cabinet met today ie 28th April, 2015 and passed resolutions in this regard. The Cabinet expressed deep sorrow and anguish at the loss of precious lives and property. At this moment of sadness, we offer our heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the people affected by the calamity. We can feel the pain and the anguish that they are going through, and we too share their grief. The entire State of Sikkim is with the […]

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Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Government Senior Secondary School, Darap

I inaugurated a new branch of State Bank of Sikkim, in Darap, West Sikkim. Later in the day, attended the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Government Senior Secondary School (SSS), Darap. Felt happy to address an enthusiastic gathering of young minds of the locality. I encouraged them to identify their goals and strive hard to achieve it. Urged them to study hard and take full advantage of various educational and professional colleges being set up in the State. They should opt for professional courses which will stand them in good stead. […]

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Inauguration of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalya at Labing.

I inaugurated a new school building and Girls’ Hostel of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalya(KGBV) at Labing, West Sikkim. In my address, I urged all students to be studious and hardworking. Students should not only look good physically but should be beautiful from within too, with purity of heart, mind and soul. Knowledge is very essential and it should be used for the betterment of the society and the State. Also apprised about various policies and programmes of the State Government towards uplifment and empowerment of women in the State. Felt […]

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