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Thursday, March 21, 2019 22:41:30 IST

Valedictory Function of Annual Meet of Sikkim Against Addiction Towards Healthy India (SAATHI), 2019

THE GOVERNMENT OF SIKKIM WILL GRANT EX-GRATIA OF RS 3 LAKHS EACH TO THE FAMILIES OF CRPF PERSONNEL, WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE TERROR ATTACK AT PULWAMA ON 14THFEB 2019.THE STATE GOVERNMENT WILL ALSO SPONSOR THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN OF THESE VALIANT MARTYRS. FURTHER, I WOULD LIKE TO PUT ON RECORD THAT OUR GOVERNMENT IS IN COMPLETE SUPPORT OF ANY POLICY/DECISION THAT THE CENTRAL LEADERESHIP UNDER PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI JI TAKES REGARDING THE DASTARDLY ACT. I was pleased to attend the valedictory function of Annual Meet of Sikkim […]

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Conferring of Doctorate of Literature (Honoris Causa) by the Desh Bhagat University, 2019

I felt happy and humbled to receive the Doctorate of Literature (Honoris Causa) conferred on me by the Desh Bhagat University, Gobindgarh in Punjab. In my key note address, I congratulated the bright young students who received their degrees and medals, and complimented the Desh Bhagat University, on its tremendous contribution in the field of education, and for being one of India’s proud educational institutes today. I advised the students to update themselves with emerging world knowledge on a daily basis, as modern advancement in bio-engineering is about to change […]

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Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Marwari Sarwajanik Seva Bhawan, 2019

I was pleased to attend the “Bhoomi Pujan” and foundation stone laying ceremony of Marwari Sarwajanik Seva Bhawan at old children park terrace today. I congratulate the entire Marwari community on the fulfilment of their long-pending demand. One of the hallmarks of our governance has been providing peace, security and tranquil environment to the people of Sikkim. Though Sikkim is surrounded by three international boundaries, Sikkim is untouched by violence of any kind. This is primarily due to the good governance which we have provided to our people for last […]

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Inauguration of District Veterinary Polyclinic & Namchi Passenger Ropeway, 2019

With immense pleasure, I inaugurated the newly constructed District Veterinary Polyclinic and Namchi Passenger Ropeway today at Namchi and dedicated it to the people of the region. Built at an estimated cost of Rs.4.87 crore, the Veterinary Polyclinic is a two storyed building with four components for goatery, piggery, poultry and dairy. The beautiful and well equipped state-of-art hospital also houses clinical examination facility for farm animals, where surgical operations and diagonistic laboratory, including x-ray and ultrasound facilities have been installed for providing modern veterinary health-care services for domestic animals. […]

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Cabinet Meeting, 2019

The following are some of the decisions taken by the Cabinet in the meeting held on 30th January, 2019:- DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL, ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS, TRAINING AND PUBLIC GRIEVANCES 1. Approval of cadre revision of Sikkim State General Service Rules for Schedule IA. 2. Approval to grant Non-Practising Allowances of Rs.2500/- per month to the Veterinary Doctors . 3. Approval to allow Non-Practising Allowances to Doctors who are not performing clinical duties but are engaged in implementation of various schemes and programmes. 4. Cadre revision of the Sikkim State Electrical Engineering […]

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Janta Mela, Gyalshing, 2019

I attended the ‘Janta Mela’ at Kyongsa Ground, Gyalshing today, where I distributed tokens of various welfare grants to the beneficiaries under 5 Block Administrative Centres of Gyalshing, Dentam, Chongrang, Hee- Martam and Yuksom, and also to the beneficiaries of Gyalshing Municipal Council. This is the concluding day of the series of ‘Janta Melas’ being held at different places all over the State. I thanked all the Ministers, MLAs, Chairpersons, Zilla Adhyakshas, Up- Adhyakshas, Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillors, Panchayats, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretaries, Secretaries, DCs, SPs, ADCs, SDMs, BDOs […]

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Janta Mela, Jorethang, 2019

I attended the ‘Janta Mela’ held today at Jorethang, South Sikkim and distributed tokens of various items and welfare schemes to the beneficiaries of 5 Block Administrative Centres, namely BAC Poklok- Kamrang, BAC Namchi, BAC Sumbuk, BAC Namthang and BAC Sikkip. I also distributed tokens to the beneficiaries of Nayabazar-Jorethang Municipal Council and Namchi Municipal Council. In my address, I informed the gathering that Sikkim is the only the state in the country to come up with the concept of mass distribution of welfare grants through ‘Janta Mela’ for the […]

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Janta Mela, Mangley, 2019

I attended the ‘Janta Mela’ at Mangley, Simchuthanng, South Sikkim today and distributed tokens of various items and welfare schemes to the beneficiaries of 4 Block Administrative Centres under Rabong Subdivision, namely BAC Rabong, BAC Yangang, BAC Temi, BAC Sikkip and also to the beneficiaries of Singtam Nagar Panchayat. In my address, I informed the gathering that from this year onwards,we are distributing benefits to the beneficiaries of both rural and urban areas in the ‘ Janta Mela’. Another new addition to the ‘Mela’ this year is the distribution of […]

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Janta Mela, Soreng, 2019

I attended the ‘Janta Mela’ at Soreng public ground and distributed tokens of about 40 various items and welfare schemes to the beneficiaries of 5 Block Administrative Centres under Soreng Sub-Division, viz BAC Kaluk, BAC Mangalbaria, BAC Daramdin, BAC Chumbung-Chakung and BAC Soreng. The concept of ‘Janta Mela’ was introduced by our Government, and nowhere will you find such a mass ‘mela’ organized for distribution of welfare grants/benefits for improving the living condition of the people, particularly the downtrodden in the rural areas. This also shows the commitment, sincerity and […]

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North East Youth Festival, 2019

I was pleased to inaugurate the 3-day long ‘North East Youth Festival, 2019 organised by the Sikkim Youth Development Board today at Dentam, West Sikkim. Held for the first time, this crucial North-East level meet with the youth from all eight North Eastern states aims at enabling the youngsters to develop a sense of ownership, involvement and responsibility. The meet also calls for strengthening friendship and mutual understanding amongst the youth of the region. Following are some of the highlights of my address:- 1. Though Sikkim made a late entry […]

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