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Inauguration of 1000-Bedded Multi-Speciality Hospital, 2019

I felt extremely happy to inaugurate the 1000-bedded Multi-Speciality Hospital at Socchyagang, Sichey today, which I dedicate to the people of Sikkim. Today, the 14th January 2019 is indeed a golden letter day in the history of the state, particularly in the health sector as the day saw two very significant events- the inauguration of the hospital and laying of foundation stone for Medical College, where free education would be provided to the local students. The hospital, I consider, is one of our greatest achievements and it can be said […]

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Rojgar Mela, 2019

It was a moment of pride and joy for me to attend the ‘Rojgar Mela’ at Paljor Stadium today. This is a historic day for us as an event of this kind is being held for the first time in the world. Nowhere in the world will you find this unique scheme-‘One Family One Job’. I congratulate the candidates who were handed out their appointment orders and urge them to work with sincerity and dedication. As government employees now, it is their duty to serve the people, particularly the rural […]

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Inauguration of Police Composite Building

I was pleased to inaugurate the Police Composite Building at Gangtok today. In my address, I informed the gathering that good governance, rule of law, stable government and peaceful environment which our government has provided to the people of Sikkim has benefited our police personnel the most. I can proudly say that in our tenure of 24 years, there has not been a single casualty of any police personnel while on duty. Our Police are the most secured lot, free from any kind of fear psychosis. Unlike their counterparts in […]

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Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Tikalal Niroula Senior Secondary School

I was pleased to attend the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Tikalal Niroula Senior Secondary School today at Central Pendam, East Sikkim. I congratulated the teaching fraternity, other staff and students of the school as well as the local gentry on completion of 75 glorious years of this institution that has served as a temple of learning. I remembered and paid tribute to all those who contributed towards the establishment of this educational institute of repute. At the outset, I spoke on the significance of education in the lives of human […]

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Tarey Bhir Kite Fiesta, 2018

I felt happy to attend the ‘Tarey Bhir Kite Fiesta, 2018’ , organised by the South Sikkim Tourism Development Society, Sadam today at Tarey Bhir. This two-day ‘kite festival’, a new concept in Sikkim, is being held for the first time to attract more tourists to the already popular tourist spot at Tarey Bhir. I appreciate the innovative initiative that also helps in promotion and preservation of our culture, tradition and folk lore. I stressed on the fact that earlier tourism related activities were confined only to a few prominent […]

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Tamu Lochar Celebration, 2018

I was pleased to attend the ‘Tamu Lochar’ celebrations, held today at Sheep Farm in Dentam, Begha, West Sikkim. ‘Tamu Lochar’ is observed by the members of the Gurung community to mark the beginning of the ‘New Year’ as per the Lunar calendar followed by the community. Such festivals make cultural bonds shared by different communities of the State more stronger. ‘Tamu Lochar’ calls for celebration and exploration of the rich culture and tradition of the members of the Gurung community by all the people irrespective of their caste or […]

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24th Anniversary of SDF Government Formation Day, 2018

I felt happy to attend the 24th Anniversary of formation of SDF Government held at Saramsa Gardens today. At the outset, I thanked all my Cabinet colleagues, MPs, MLAs, bureaucrats, opposition leaders (both past and present), farmers, youth, teachers and business community for being a part of our journey and appreciated their valuable contribution towards Sikkim and Sikkimese society. Sikkim would not have reached where it stands today without their support and contribution. Following are the highlights of my address:- 1. When we took over the reins of the administration […]

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Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Kewzing Senior Secondary School

I was pleased to attend the Valedictory Function of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Kewzing Senior Secondary School today. At the outset of my address, I congratulated the students, the teaching fraternity, the local gentry and the Platinum Jubilee Celebration Committee on completing 82 glorious years of the School’s establishment. I remembered and paid tributes to all those who contributed towards setting up this educational institution, including the teaching staff and the land donors for their valuable service and contributions. I am happy to learn that the students of this […]

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314th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Mahatma Teyoungsi Sirijunga

I was pleased to attend the 314th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Teyoungsi Sirijunga today at Yuma Manghim in Martam, West Sikkim, a symbolic place of worship for all the people particularly to the Limboo Community across the globe. In my address, I highlighted the contribution of Mahatma Sirijunga towards the upliftment of his community through literature. Sirijunga was not only a saint and a Limboo scholar, but a social thinker, guide, educator and a philosopher who taught the Limboo community to lead meaningful lives. As a storehouse of knowledge, […]

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Concluding Day of the Two- Day Session of Sikkim Legislative Assembly

The Third Supplementary Demands for Grants 2018-19 was passed by the House today on the concluding day of the two- day session of Sikkim Legislative Assembly. I also presented the Annual Technical Inspection CAG Report on Panchayati Raj Institutions and Urban Local Bodies for the year ended 31st March, 2017. During the Legislative Business, the Sikkim Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill was passed by the House. The Bill had been presented in the House by Shri R.B. Subba, Minister-in-Charge of Law, Legal, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Department yesterday. In my valedictory address, […]

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