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Sunday, May 19, 2019 23:07:17 IST

Namchi Mahostav-2016

Inaugurated the 3-day long Namchi Mahostav-2016 today. Such kinds of events are important in promoting cultural tourism and also boosts the State’s economy. It will also help in promoting Namchi as one of the best tourist destinations in the Country. Our Government has been working tirelessly to develop and transform all rural and semi-urban areas into places with urban amenities. As a result, Namchi has been shortlisted as one of the cities for Smart City Project. I appeal to the civil society to continue to maintain and protect the beautification […]

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Vajra GuruThongdrup Puja

Attended Vajra GuruThongdrup Puja being performed at Samdruptse,Namchi. Offered prayers for peace, wellbeing and abundance of all the people of Sikkim.

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Cabinet Meeting

The following were approved/sanctioned by the Cabinet which met on 19th October, 2016 at Samman Bhawan:- ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT 1. Rs.1521 lakhs for improvement of riding quality of existing Tashiding to Yuksom road in West Sikkim. 2. Rs.65, 42, 468/- for preparation of detailed estimate for construction of double lane bridges along LD Kazi bridge to Yangang University road in South Sikkim to be paid to M/s Kadorgajans Engineering Consultants. 3. Rs.400 lakhs for the construction of 30 M span 70R double lane steel bridge over Changey waterfall along […]

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Sustainable Development Leadership Award

Happy on receiving the Sustainable Development Leadership Award, in New Delhi, from the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee. I dedicate the award to the dear people of Sikkim.

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Inauguration of Sri Vishwa Vinayaka Mandir

Joined Shri Dinesh Chandra, General Secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad at the inauguration of Sri Vishwa Vinayaka Mandir and Hanuman Mandir at Rungdung, Rhenock in East Sikkim today. Offered prayers for the well-being and abundance of the people of Sikkim. I also felicitated Shri Dinesh Chandra on behalf of the Sikkimese people. This magnificent temple will certainly propel the place to a height of prominence and popularity as a Hindu pilgrimage destination. Sikkim is home to different religious communities, and every community lives in complete unity and harmony, with religious […]

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Gandhi Jayanti, 2016

Joined Hon’ble Governor Shriniwas Patil for Gandhi Jayanti celebrations held at Chintan Bhawan. We also paid homage to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his 147th birth anniversary at MG Marg. I spoke on Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy of truth and non-violence which has universal acceptance and relevance forever. His thoughts have greatly inspired people across the globe. As a leader of the masses and a legendary preacher of truth and non-violence, Gandhiji’s life and works serve as a guide to us on love and practice of Ahimsa in […]

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World Peace Day-2016

Joined Hon’ble Governor Shri Shriniwas Patil on the occasion of World Peace Day held at Paljor Stadium, Gangtok. We observed the Day with the theme,‘Yoga for World Peace and Harmony.’ The message we wanted to put across was that yoga can be a means in attaining global peace, as everyone of us know the importance of peace in our lives, especially in the present day context. I urged all the students and people of Sikkim to incorporate yoga practices in their daily lives for leading a healthy and a disciplined […]

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Meeting witn H.E. Mr. Chalit Manityakul

Met H.E. Mr. Chalit Manityakul, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to India at Mintokgang. I am glad to share that he has been visiting different places in Sikkim since yesterday, and was impressed by the cleanliness in the State. He called Sikkim one of the most beautiful, neat and clean States in India. The purpose of the meeting was to take further the cordial relationship that Sikkim and Thailand share and also to discuss the opportunities through which the relations could be carried forward through tourism, trade and investment.

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Interactive Meeting with Health Department Personnel

Had an Interactive Meeting with Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare Department personnel at Samman Bhawan today. The objective of the meeting was to find out the problems being faced by Doctors and their staff in delivery of health care services in the State Government hospitals, CHCs, PHCs and PHSCs and to come up with solutions for solving them so that the people of Sikkim do not face any kind of hardships. Our main aim is to provide qualitative health services to the people and make them the healthiest […]

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Pang Lhabsol-2016

Attended the Pang Lhabsol celebrations at Rabongla. On the auspicious occasion, I offered prayers at Maneychokerling Gumpa for the welfare and well-being of the people of the State. Pang Lhabsol gives us an important message that human beings are an integral part of nature and therefore, human beings have to live in complete harmony with all constituents of nature. Festivals of this kind is also socially and culturally significant as this helps in binding all the Sikkimese communities together. I also apprised the gathering that the Government is a mere […]

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