International Conference on Biodiversity and Sustainable Development Goals, 2018

I was pleased to inaugurate the International Conference on Biodiversity and Sustainable Development Goals with the theme Sustainable Livelihood and Protecting the Planet organised by Forest Environment & Wildlife Management Development Department Government of Sikkim at Chintan Bhawan, Gangtok. In my inaugural address, I expressed my happiness to see a committed group of experts, environmental scientists, bilateral and multilateral state agencies resource persons who have come together to deliberate on various issues and to evolve recommendations on the future course of policy and programme interventions in the region. Twenty three […]

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Sikkim Summit for Tribal Status, 2018

I was pleased to attend the inaugural session of Sikkim Summit for Tribal Status 2018 organized by (Eleven Indigenous Ethnic Communities of Sikkim) EIECOS in collaboration with Sikkim Commission for Backward Classes & Social Justice Empowerment and Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim at Manan Kendra. I expressed my happiness to inaugurate the Summit and thanked EIECOS for organizing such an event. I firmly believe that the Summit will be an effective medium to mobilize the collective wisdom of our experts and channelize the intellectual input to take the demand further […]

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Press Conference on the eve of International Conference on Bio-diversity and SDGs, 2018

I attended the Press Conference on the eve of International Conference on Bio-diversity and SDGs: ‘Sustainable Livelihoods and Protecting the Planet’ at Samman Bhawan this evening, where renowned Indian scholar, environmental activist, Dr Vandana Shiva and Mr Bernward Geier from Germany, were also present among a host of national and international dignitaries.

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132nd International Labour Day-cum-Jan Sampark Abhiyan under Temi-Namphing Constituency, 2018

I attended the 132nd International Labour Day, organised at Lameytar under 14-Temi Namphing Constituency. I also met the people of this area as part of our ongoing ‘Jan Sampark Abhiyan’. I informed the people that International Labour Day is being observed since 1886 all over the world. But in Sikkim, this day gained prominence only after we formed the Government in 1994. Over the years we have been celebrating the day every year, even declaring it as a restricted holiday in the State. Our ideology and principles have always been […]

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Inauguration of the Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate Court at Rangpo, 2018

In the benign presence of Hon’ble Mr Justice Satish Kumar Agnihotri, Chief Justice, High Court of Sikkim, Hon’ble Mrs Meenakshi Madan Rai, Judge, High Court of Sikkim, Hon’ble Mr Justice Bhaskar Raj Pradhan, Judge, High Court of Sikkim, I inaugurated the Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate Court at Rangpo Sub-Division, East Sikkim. Speaking on the occasion, I expressed my happiness to be a part of such an august function. While informing that since 1994, our Government has been giving special focus for development of infrastructural facilities for the Judiciary. Our Government is committed […]

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My Message to the People of Sikkim

My dear fellow citizens, As I cross a personal milestone, I would like to remember fondly all those who have been a part of this journey of more than two decades. First and foremost, my heartfelt gratitude goes to the people of Sikkim for reposing their faith in me by giving their mandate for five record consecutive terms. It is due to their support and co-operation that I have the honour of becoming the longest- serving Chief Minister of the Country on 29th April, 2018. I extend my thankfulness to […]

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Centenary Birth Anniversary of Late Shri Shiva Kumar

Pawan Chamling 13 hrs · I was extremely pleased to attended the centenary Birth Anniversary celebration programme of Late Shri Shiva Kumar Rai at Rhenock Bazaar today. A renowned literary figure and a Sahitya Academy Award winner, Shri Shiva Kumar Rai was born in Rhenock on 26th April 1919. He was a multi-facted personality known not only for his literary works and music but his political and social contributions are also praiseworthy. His creativity and rare talent can be seen in his multi-dimensional writings and literary works like ‘Dak Bangla’, […]

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Jan Sampark Abhiyan under Geyzing-Bermiok Constituency, 2018

As a part of my on-going tour to the West District, today I addressed the people of Geyzing-Bermiok Constituency in a public meeting organised at Bermiok-Martam. In my address, I called upon the people to be mindful of the unprecedented development that has taken place in the State that has transformed the lives of the people for the better. Stating the example of the education sector, I reminded them that before we came to the helm of affairs, education was a privilege enjoyed by a very few. The State had […]

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Jan Sampark Abhiyan under Rhenock Constituency, 2018

Today on the third day of my East District tour, I met the people of 19-Rhenock Constituency. Addressing the gathering at Amba-Mamring, I said that the people of the State should see and compare what Sikkim was before we formed the Government and what it is today. The younger generation may not be aware of the scenario that prevailed in the State prior to December 1994. But the elders will agree with me that our people back then were denied their democratic rights as also their basic minimum needs. Most […]

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Jan Sampark Abhiyan under Tumin-Lingee Constituency, 2018

On the second day of my East District tour, I met the people of 16- Tumin- Lingee constituency at Makha. Addressing the gathering at Makha bazaar, I appealed to the people, especially the students and youths to be aware of their democratic rights, which is of paramount importance. If people are not fully aware of their rights as citizens under a democratic set-up, they will be easily deceived by those who disguise themselves as their well-wishers; and misguide and mislead them for their own selfish needs. I gave an account […]

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