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Thursday, March 21, 2019 22:34:06 IST

Janta Mela, Mangan, 2019

As a part of the ongoing ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan'(Janta Mela) today, I distributed tokens to the beneficiaries of 3 constituencies –Lachen Mangan, Kabi -Lungchuk and Dzongu under North District at Mangan public ground. The main objective of the ‘Janta Mela’ is to provide all welfare schemes and grants directly to the people at the same time. It also aims at informing the people about welfare schemes and grants of the Governments, which are introduced for their upliftment and wellbeing. The State Government is always committed towards providing better facilities and […]

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Sikkim Organic Day-cum-Krishi Unnati Mela, 2019

I attended the Sikkim Organic Day-cum-‘Krishi Unnati Mela’, organized by the Food Security & Agriculture Development Department, Horticulture & Cash Crops Development Department and ICAR- National Organic Farming Research Institute today at Manan Kendra. I also visited various stalls of Agriculture and Horticulture Departments, Spices Board, ICAR, SIMFED, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Self Help Groups, Farmers Producers Organisation etc where organic products of the State were exhibited. Today, as we step into the 4th year of Sikkim being a fully organic state, it is for everyone for us to remember how […]

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Janta Mela, 2019

I was pleased to attend the first ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’ or ‘Janta Mela’ of 2019 at Paljor Stadium, Gangtok today. This year 40 different items are being distributed in the ‘melas, including laptops for school students (Class 10 and above), college students of Government as well as private colleges and Self Help Groups .Items and benefits worth Rs 1,000 crore, both in cash and kind will be provided to one lakh households from all over Sikkim. An important addition to this year’s ‘Janta Mela’ is the distribution of allotment orders […]

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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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