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Thursday, March 21, 2019 22:46:02 IST

Officially Inaugurated the 110 MW Chujhachen Hydro Electric Power Project

I officially inaugurated the 110 MW Chujhachen Hydro Electric Power Project developed by GATI Infrastructure at Rongli today. This state-of- the- art project is designed by Colenco, Switzerland and harnesses water flowing from Rongli and Rangpo rivers, making it the first of its kind to be built under any private ownership in the State. Apart from developing this region, the project also offers numerous benefits and opportunities directly to the people, such as employment, contractual works, road construction, micro-financing, local business etc. With the production capacity reaching to almost 120 […]

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Released the book titled ‘Sikkim Summit for Tribal Status 2018′

I was pleased to release the book titled ‘Sikkim Summit for Tribal Status 2018: A Post Conference Document’ today at a function held at Manan Kendra. This book dedicated to the people of Sikkim will certainly serve as an important document for future reference on the subject. The document will be in addition to the Burman Commission Report and the Ethnographic Report already published by the State Government on the same subject. I spoke about the pro-people and inclusive policies of the Government to provide equal socio-economic and political rights […]

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National Press Day, 2018

I attended the function on National Press Day, 2018 organised by Information and Public Relations Department in collaboration with Press Club of Sikkim at Chintan Bhawan today, with the theme – ‘Journalistic Ethics & Challenges in Digital Age.’ In my address, I stressed on the fact that for the successful working of a democratic government, the following are of paramount importance:- i) Determined leadership, ii) Effective bureaucracy, iii) Responsible citizens and iv) Responsible journalism. Besides, as the fourth pillar of democracy, the press and media have equal responsibility as the […]

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Children’s Day Celebrations, 2018

I was happy to attend the Children’s Day celebrations at Chintan Bhawan today in the benign presence of Shri Ganga Prasad, Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim. Following are some highlights of my address:- 1. Children’s Day being the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru is celebrated in his memory and as a tribute to the great leader. It is also a day to look back on Panditji’s immense contributions to the Nation, particularly in the field of intellectual infrastructure such as the AIIMS, IIT and various universities. These reputed institutes today […]

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Temi Tea Mr Sikkim 2018 Manhunt

It was a pleasure for me to attend ‘Temi Tea Mr Sikkim 2018 Manhunt’ at Manan Kendra today. I congratulate the organizers, participants, winners and all those who were part of the first ever Mr Sikkim pageant and wish them the very best in their future endeavours. It was simply heartening to see the talent of our youngsters in this field, which is relatively new to Sikkim. In my brief address, I stated that the main objective for me to be present in the function was to give the message […]

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Namchi Mahotsav, 2018

I was pleased to inaugurate the 3-day Namchi Mahotsav-2018 at Central Park, Namchi on 3rd November, 2018. On the occasion, I flagged off the Namchi Mahotsav Run – marathon for both girls and boys including junior boys. I also visited various stalls of all ethnic communities of the State showcasing our rich tradition and ethnic cuisines. The objective of hosting such programmes is to preserve our rich heritage, tradition and culture. Festivals of this kind will foster tourism and further promote Sikkim as the best tourist-friendly destination. The Mahotsav should […]

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Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of Government Senior Secondary School, Soreng

It was a wonderful moment for me to address the gathering of students, teachers, youth and local gentry today during the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of Government Senior Secondary School, Soreng in West Sikkim. I also inaugurated the newly-built school library equipped with all the modern facilities in the new building complex. I also suggested for naming any of the school blocks or school multipurpose hall after Nain Singh Lama (Tamang), one of the founder members of this school. At the outset, I congratulated the students, teaching fraternity and the public […]

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Inauguration of Chenrezig Shingkham Riwo Potala at Sanghachoeling, Pelling

With immense joy and a sense of fulfilment, I inaugurated ‘Chenrezig Shingkham Riwo Potala’ today at Sanghachoeling in Pelling, West Sikkim and dedicated it to the people of Sikkim, especially to the Buddhists of Sikkim and the world. The inauguration of this gigantic statue marks a significant day for all of us and will be written in golden letters in the annals of history of Sikkim. It is of great significance that the consecration of this sacred statue was done on the auspicious occasion of ‘Lhabab Duechen’ yesterday with the […]

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Sadbhavna Satsang Samaroh organised by Manavutthan Sewa Samiti at Tathagata Tsal

I was pleased to attend the Sadbhavna Satsang Samaroh in the benign presence of Shri Satpal ji Maharaj, organised by Manavutthan Sewa Samiti today at Tathagata Tsal, Rabongla. I felt blessed and honoured to be bestowed felicitation by Maharaj ji during the auspicious Samaroh. Welcoming the Satsang dharma followers and devotees from Sikkim, Bhutan Dooars, Kalimpong etc, I shared that Sikkim is a peaceful State where the environment is neat and clean with people living in complete harmony with Nature. There is perfect balance with humans and Nature with minimal […]

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Bhoomi Poojan ceremony for construction of ‘Manav Dharma Ashram’ at Namcheybong

In the benign presence of Shri Satpal Ji Maharaj, I attended the ‘Bhoomi Poojan’ ceremony for construction of ‘Manav Dharma Ashram’ at Namcheybong, Pakyong, today. In my brief address, I expressed my profound pleasure for the presence of Shri Satpal Ji Maharaj for such a pious occasion in the State, and appealed to the people from the area to extend all possible support to ensure that the construction of the Ashram goes on smoothly for its timely completion in a year’s time. I hope to see the inauguration next year […]

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