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Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Makha-2017

I attended the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan today at Makha in East Sikkim and presented tokens of welfare schemes/benefits prepared to the beneficiaries of six constituencies of East District- Syari, Upper Burtuk, Martam-Rumtek, Singtam-Khamdong, West Pendam and Tumin Lingee constituency. I am sure that our policies like Janta Mela will lead to the upliftment of the weaker sections of the society. I encouraged the educated youths to take up organic farming and tourism as profession. I also appealed to the people to accept the negotiated rate fixed for acquiring land for […]

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Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Rhenock, 2017

Attended the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan popularly known as Janta Mela at Rhenock Senior Secondary School Ground, Kyongsa to distribute tokens for various schemes to the beneficiaries of four constituencies of East District viz. Rhenock, Chujachen, Gnathang-Machong and Namcheybong. I presented tokens for CMRH Schemes, LPG connection, community development fund, land-bank schemes, homestay, samajik sewa bhatta, milching cows, GCI sheets, proud mother scheme, pressure cookers and many other welfare schemes. Janta Mela is the earnest effort of the State Government to fulfill the basic necessities of the underprivileged persons through welfare […]

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Cabinet Meeting

The following were approved/sanctioned by the Cabinet that met on 29th May, 2017 at Samman Bhawan. ECCLESIASTICAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT 1. Creation of 110 posts of Monastic School and Sanskrit Pathsala Teachers to be filled up in phases, with 21 posts to be filled up in the 1st phase in the year 2017-18. RURAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT 2. Creation of Sikkim State Panchayati Raj Development Service and Sikkim Sub-ordinate Panchayati Raj Development Service under Directorate of Panchayati Raj under the administrative control of Rural Management and Development department. This entails […]

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1st Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour-2017

Felt extremely privileged to receive the 1st Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour from Hon’ble President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Jaipur today. I dedicate this prestigious Award to the people of Sikkim.

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Best Performing Legislator Award, 2016-17

Attended the Best Performing Legislator Award, 2016-17 Presentation Ceremony held at Chintan Bhawan. The award ceremony is held annually on 26th April to encourage, motivate and honour the Legislators of our State. Known as the Appointed Day, 26th April, is significant in the history of Sikkim. It is also a moment for everyone of us to remember the immense contribution made by our past Legislators, especially Late LD Kazi, the first Chief Minister of Sikkim and his team for laying the foundation of Sikkim’s development. I released a compendium titled […]

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Bye-election Meeting at Luing, East Sikkim, 2017

Attended the meeting in connection with the bye-election for Upper Burtuk Constituency at Luing, East Sikkim. As voting right is a great responsibility of the people in a democracy, I urged the people to use their votes judiciously. I also emphasised on the fact that the SDF party is the party which always works for the development of Sikkim. I assured to visit this constituency again and fulfill all demands after this election.

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3rd Interactive Sessions with Elected Representatives of SDF Party, 2017

Held interactive sessions today with Ministers, Area MLAs, Chairpersons, Advisors, Zilla Panchayats, Panchayats, Councillors and Executive Members of Sikkim Democratic Front Party of 5 Constituencies- Rangang-Yangang, Dzongu, Lachen-Mangan, Namthang-Rateypani and Temi-Namphing. I urged the elected representatives to work with the goal to make their respective panchayat wards model dwelling places, where the basic needs of the people are fulfilled. The following decisions were taken:- 1. Mangan District Hospital to be re-constructed instead of retrofitting. 2.Subsidy of 25% to 50% to be granted by the State Government for small scale industries […]

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2nd Interactive Sessions with Elected Representatives of SDF Party, 2017

I held interactive sessions with Ministers, Area MLAs, Chairpersons, Advisors, Zilla Panchayats, Panchayats, Councillors and Executive Members of Sikkim Democratic Front Party of 5 Constituencies namely- Chujachen, Kabi-Lungchok, Rhenock, Gnathang-Machong and Namcheybung. All demands submitted by the elected representatives will be sanctioned in the month of May, 2017. I made the following announcements:- 1. Elderly people will be sponsored by the State Government for tours to different parts of Sikkim. 2. A new rule to be framed for penalising drug peddlers with atleast 10 years of imprisonment.

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Interactive Sessions with Elected Representatives of SDF Party, 2017

I had separate interactive sessions with Ministers/MLAs, Chairpersons, Advisors, Deputy Mayor, Zilla Panchayats, Panchayats, Councillors and Executive Members of Sikkim Democratic Front Party from eight Constituencies of East District- Tumin Lingee, West Pendam, Khamdong-Singtam, Martam-Rumtek, Syari, Upper Tadong, Arithang and Gangtok. I urged them to work with sincerity and dedication, and also sought their active participation and contribution as responsible partners in making Sikkim the best in all spheres. On feedbacks and suggestions put forward by the elected representatives, I assured to take positive action assuring to fulfill the demands.

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Sikkim Flower Show Competition, 2017

I inaugurated the Annual Sikkim Flower Show Competition-2017 being held at Chogyal Palden Thondup Namgyal Memorial Park.

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