I attended the Sikkim Skill Fest and Job Mela-2016 at Saramsa Gardens. Events like this are indeed a new initiative to attract our educated and skilled youngsters to the service and corporate sectors. We have been making sincere efforts to enhance and develop the skills and capabilities of our educated youths. So it is imperative on their part to realize the importance of equipping themselves with capacity with which they can avail of newer job opportunities. Our youths should also give up their mind-set of preferring only white-collar jobs. Rather, […]
Interacted with Japanese investors delegation at Mintokgang this morning. The team is exploring investment opportunities in the State in the domain of developing Information Technology infrastructures particularly in manufacturing of drones for disaster management. We consider investors of clean industry as true development partners of the State. I am also glad to inform that, this project dealing with developing the unmanned aerial vehicles, will be India’s first FDI investment in building drones. It has also been agreed upon to strengthen capacity building through the adoption of Institutional Collaboration Model in […]
The following were approved and sanctioned by the Cabinet which met on 20th August, 2016 at Samman Bhawan:- DEPARTMENT OF SPORTS AND YOUTH AFFAIRS 1. Rs.23.65lakhs as a recoupment of fund utilized from Panchayat Yuva Khel Krida Abhiyan for the Late L.D Kazi Memorial Gold Cup School Football Tournament for the years 2014-15 and 2015-16. URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT 2. Fund transfer under National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) for the 2015-16 financial year to Sikkim Urban Development Agency account: i.Rs.211.82 lakhs as Central Share for FY 2015-16. ii.Transfer Central […]
I met and congratulated the Minister, Secretary and senior officers of Forest Department while they presented to me the Certificate on inscription of the Khangchendzonga National Park as India’s first mixed criteria of Culture and Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO.It has been decided to set up a world class Bio-diversity Park at an identified location, probably at Tendong Hill in South Sikkim.
Attended the 70th Independence Day celebrations at Paljor Stadium. While addressing the gathering I highlighted our Government’s policies and programmes in the last 23 years implemented for the welfare of the Sikkimese people and the State. I presented the State Awards for Meritorious Service to seven Government employees and a Certificate of Appreciation to one. Cash awards were also presented to the students who topped Class X and XII. For the 1st time in the State, Achievement Reports (1994-2016) of 38 individual Government departments were released. I congratulate all the […]
Joined the procession of Guru Rimpoche Thrunkar Thshechu at White Hall and offered prayers for the well being of the Sikkimese people on the auspicious occasion of Guru Rimpoche’s Thrunkar Thsechu, the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava.
I inaugurated the School Building of Government Secondary School, Amba under Rhenock Constituency in East District and dedicated it to the students of this locality. I am sure that this infrastructure will further aid the teaching-learning process in the school. I also inaugurated the Gram Prashasan Kendra of Amba GPU. Later, I attended the Constituency Level Public Meeting at Amba. In my address, I highlighted the State Government’s programmes/initiatives including welfare measures being implemented for socio-economic development of the Sikkimese people. I sought cooperation from the people of this place […]
I chaired the Coordination Meeting with all the Secretaries/Heads of Departments (HoDs) at Samman Bhawan. It was saddening to note that only 60 % of the total 41 departments submitted the Action Taken Report of the last Co-ordination Meeting. I urged the HoDs to improve upon this lackadaisical attitude and work with more responsibility and dedication. I appealed to all the Secretaries to update themselves and their sub-ordinates so that they become effective and efficient administrators. I stressed on the need for improving administrative and financial skills of all Officers. […]
Attended the West District SDF Party Adhiveshan held at Kyongsa Play Ground in Geyzing, West Sikkim. I apprised the gathering on various socio political issues on which the people could be easily misinformed and misguided by anti-social elements. I highlighted on the State Government’s earnest and relentless efforts in maintaining social and communal harmony amongst the Sikkimese people. I also talked about our recent successful meeting with the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister was positive in considering our demands especially with regard to reservation of seats […]
Attended Boom Puja ceremony held at Reeksum Gumpa in Suiram, South Sikkim and prayed for the abundance and wellbeing of all the Sikkimese people. I sought blessings of His Eminence, Nima Hoiser Gurung (Tulku) Rinpoche. Also, sanctioned in principle Rs.15 lakhs for the upgradation of the Gumpa.