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 the creation of 45 posts in the Sikkim Panchayati Raj Development Service Rules, 2017 and 176 posts in Sikkim Sub-ordinate Panchayati Raj Development Service.
3. Rs.13595.56 lakhs for drawal of fund under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). (Post facto)
4. Rs.34.99 lakhs for construction of approach road to BAC Complex at (Wok) Sikkip, South Sikkim.
5. The following with regard to distribution of House Up-gradation Grant, GCI Sheets and LPG Connection:
I. Implementation of above schemes at Rs.7355.24 lakhs.
II. Draw and place Rs.2235.10 lakhs at the disposal of Additional District Collector (Development) for distribution of House Upgradation Grant.
III. Place supply order with release of 100% advance to STCS for procurement of GCI sheets and LPG connection.
IV. Sanction of Rs. 600 lakhs as additional funding to stalled CMRHM/REDRH houses. (Post facto)
SOCIAL JUSTICE EMPOWERMENT AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT
6. Creation of 13 posts of CDPO and 1 post of Assistant Director under ICDS and its inclusion under the State General Service.
FOREST ENVIRONMENT AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
7. Rs.40 lakhs for purchase of uniform for field staff for the year 2016-17.
HEALTH CARE, HUMAN SERVICES AND FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT
8. Rs.100 lakhs for implementation of the State Illness Assistance Fund Programme. (Post facto)
ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT
9. Revised administrative approval for Rs.1104.87 lakhs and financial sanction of Rs.136.99 lakhs for up-gradation, carpeting, drainage & protective works on Chuba Perbing road km 1st to 11th.
10. Rs.10699.96 lakhs and additional financial sanction of Rs.388.69 lakhs for payment of Forest Compensation and shifting of utilities for upgradation to intermediate lane standard of Gangtok-Rumtek-Sang road.
11. Rs.1525.18 lakhs for maintenance of various roads under Roads and Bridges Department.
12. Amendment of Sikkim Public Works Code and Manual-2009 for smooth functioning of the Engineering Department.
13. Administrative approval of Rs.920.28 lakhs and financial sanction of Rs.308.69 lakhs for construction of steel bridge over Bala Khola, Tharey Khola and Salaley Khola along Assam Linzey-Pakyong road.
14. Rs.327.04 lakhs for construction of New Road from Thasa to Navey village in East Sikkim.
15. Rs.340.69 lakhs for surface improvement, drainage, carpeting and protective works from Cultural Park to Dhapper Dara under Yangang Sub Division.
DEPARTMENT OF LAND REVENUE AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT
16. Rs.51,80,000/- for creation of infrastructure, procurement of equipments and vehicles for the new Civil Defence Training Institute at Pakyong within Sub-Divisional Office Complex.
CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND HERITAGE DEPARTMENT
17. Rs.96,87,000/- as honorarium to 1359 beneficiaries under Samajeek Sewa Bhatta for the period March 2016 to February 2017.
18. Rs.26, 95,181/- for procurement of furniture and fixture from State Trading Corporation for 3 District Libraries of West, North and South and 5 Sub-Divisional Libraries at Chungthang, Pakyong, Rongli, Rabongla and Soreng by Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation.
19. The draft of The Sikkim Public Records Bill, 2017 to be placed in the forthcoming session of the State Legislative Assembly. This Bill will make Sikkim State Archives the custodian and Government repository of public records and protect the documentary heritage of Sikkim.
FOOD SECURITY AND HORTICULTURE & CASH CROP DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
20. Transfer of Rs. 1437.13 lakhs under various components to Sikkim Organic Mission for implementation of Annual Action plan of 2016-17.
ENERGY AND POWER DEPARTMENT
21. Installation and commissioning of Local Area Network & Communication system including Security & Surveillance system in the State Legislative Assembly Secretariat, Gangtok at an estimated cost of Rs.195.96 lakhs.
22. Rs.100 lakhs to be released as Grant-in-aid to the Sikkim Renewable Energy Development for financial year 2016-17.
23. Rs.6,46,49,970/- for developing solar based power projects in the State through SREDA. This will entail design, supply, installation and commissioning of standalone Solar PV Plant, LED based SPV Home Lighting System and SPV Street Lighting System.
WATER SUPPLY AND PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
24. Rs.1, 20, 94,000 /- for setting up of Sewerage System at Rangpo and permanent restoration works at STP site, Rangpo.
25. Rs.73.10 lakhs for restoration works of Rhenock Water Supply System including improvement of distribution system and allied Works at Rhenock.
26. Rs.54,00,000/- to be transferred to Energy and Power Department for installation of new 500 KVA Distribution Sub Station along with upgradation of existing 200 KVA distribution Sub Station for Water Treatment Plant at Selep.
27.Rs.300 lakhs for revamping of multistage Rangit pumping system in South Sikkim.
28. Rs.44,14,000/- for realignment of pipes at Tashi View Point, East Sikkim.
29.Rs.28,83,000 /- for improvement and restoration of Water Supply Line from Sudham Khola to Rongli Bazaar.
30.Rs.66.61 lakhs for permanent restoration works at Jorethang and Ravangla.
31. Rs.2, 66, 04,867/-for land compensation for acquisition of land for (i) Approach Road to Syari and (ii) Laying of pipelines for Rangpo Sewerage.
32. Rs.28 lakhs for de-bunching of drinking water supply lines at Singithang Dara, hospital and along Jorethang Road, Namchi.
33.Rs.1, 31, 71,000/- for service extension to uncovered areas and improvement of various water supply systems.
34.Rs.178.42 lakhs for revised estimate for setting up of sewerage system for Namchi Town .
URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT
35. Draft Sikkim Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Rules, 2017, with the objective of protection of livelihoods of urban street vendors and to regulate street vending and matters connected thereto.
36. The following with regard to transfer of funds recommended by 4th State Finance Commission to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) 2017-18:
a. Rs 293.78 lakhs as share of net proceeds to be transferred to ULBs under 4th SFC.
b. Rs 134.80 lakhs as Primary Grant under 4th SFC to be transferred to ULBs.
c. Rs 57.78 lakhs as Improvement Grant under 4th SFC to be transferred to ULBs under 4th SFC subject to fulfilment of specified conditions.
37.The following with regard to transfer of 14th State Finance Commission Fund to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) 2017-18:
a. Rs 766 lakhs as Basic Grant under 14th FC to be transferred to ULBs subject to receipt of fund.
b. Rs 221.00 lakhs as Performance Grant under 14th to be transferred to ULBs to fulfilment of conditions and receipt of fund from Central Ministry.
38.Rs.1210.23 lakhs for construction of link road from Forest Colony to Indira Bye pass and up-gradation and extension of Dhupidara road from TNHSSS School.
DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
39. Rs.27,12,000/- for taking up UNDP funded Climate Change Programme -Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Action in Sikkim.
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
40. Rs.100.60 lakhs for implementation of some major e-Governance schemes under National e-Governance Plan and to transfer it to Centre for Research and Training in Informatics.
TOURISM AND CIVIL AVIATION DEPARTMENT
41. Rs.65,88,177/- as payment of land compensation for construction of Tourism Project at Lower Syari, Gangtok.
42. Rs.388.90 lakhs for upgradation and beautification of Lachen Bazaar in North Sikkim under North Eastern Council.
DEPARTMENT OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENUERSHIP
43. Rs.10 crores under Chief Minister’s Self Reliant Mission and Rs.2 crores only for Comprehensive Education Loan Scheme for 2016-17.
DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES AND VETERINARY SERVICES
44. Rs.1 crore for distribution of 200 numbers of Diary Milch Cows of Jersey cross breed with calf etc at Kabi Lungchok Constituency.
45. Rs.30 lakhs as Grant-in-Aid to SARAH Division for implementation of State-wide anti-rabies, animal health and animal welfare activities.
46. Rs.25.45 lakhs to implement various activities under Central assistance for control of animal diseases.
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
47. Rs.97,11,112/- towards land compensation for construction of C.S Rai Junior High School at Arithang, Gangtok.
48. Rs 50 lakhs to be released to 10 Government Colleges at the rate of Rs.5 lakhs each for organizing their Annual Festivals.
DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL, ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS, TRAINING AND PUBLIC GRIEVANCES
49. To enhance the upper age limit to 40 years for all the communities of the State in the Services/posts to be filled by direct recruitments under the State Government and Public Sector Undertakings.
COMMERCE AND INDUSTRIES DEPARTMENT
50. Rs. 6.01 crores for modernization and expansion of Government Food Preservation Factory Project.
FOOD, CIVIL SUPPLIES & CONSUMER AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
51. Rs.1, 44, 87,880/- for supply, installation and maintenance of Point of Sale (PoS) devices for 109 Fair Price Shops of North and East District in the first phase.
52. Rs.2, 13, 66,700/ for setting up of State Project Management Unit.
FINANCE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE DEPARTMENT
53. Rs.52,36,800/- for payment of bills for printing of Non Judicial Stamp papers from Indian Security Press, Nasik.
BUILDINGS AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT
54. Rs.182.59 lakhs for construction of Annexe Building to Sub-Divisional Administrative Centre at Pakyong.
WATER RESOURCE AND RIVER DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
55. Rs.29,87,300/- for anti erosion work from ITBP Camp to Temchi under Lachen Dzumsa.
DEVELOPMENT PLANNING, ECONOMIC REFORMS AND NORTH EASTERN COUNCIL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
56. Rs.356.89 lakhs for development of turnkey ICT solution for Open Data Centre in Planning Resource Centre under DPER & NECAD.
URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT
57. Rs.50 lakhs to be transferred to Singtam Nagar Panchayat to settle the balance payment on account of reconstruction of 10 earthquake damaged houses at Mandir Lane, Singtam.
58. Rs.400 lakhs for distribution of 17800 Rice Cookers to Urban beneficiaries in the State through Chief Minister’s Self Reliant Mission under Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department.
59. Rs.49 lakhs as Grant-in- aid for salary to Gyalshing Municipal Council, Mangan Nagar Panchayat and Singtam Nagar Panchayat.
60. Rs.6.50 crores for development of Crematorium Complex at Jalipool, East Sikkim.
61. Rs.100.58 lakhs to be transferred to Swachh Bharat Mission Urban as State Share for the financial year 2017-18.
62. Draft Notification for constitution of Bazaar Development Committees for those bazaars falling outside municipal areas for effective implementation and monitoring of developmental works and for proper management of bazaars.
DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE AND CASH CROPS DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
63. Draft Notification for constitution of Sikkim State Organic Certification Agency Cadre and Recruitment Rules, 2017.
ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT
64. Rs.2444.08 lakhs for strengthening, carpeting & drainage works along Ramam Bridge (West Bengal) Sombarey in West Sikkim.
DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES AND VETERINARY SERVICES
65. Rs.70 lakhs and transfer the same to the district heads of offices in two instalments for purchase of livestock feed ingredients for 12 months for April 2017 to 31st March, 2017.
66. Draft of the Sikkim Preservation of Rabies-Free State Bill 2017. Sikkim will be the first state in India to have such comprehensive and dedicated animal welfare legislation with the enactment of this Bill.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRIES
67. Rs.33,97,000/- for implementation of entrepreneurship and skill development training programme on noodle making at Lachen, North Sikkim.
RURAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
68. Rs. 400.69 lakhs for construction /renovation and repair of rural foot bridges in Sikkim. The project involves 147 new schemes and 82 number of repair works.
69. Rs.1248.15 lakhs for payment of land compensation including the standing properties etc for the land acquired for construction of PMGSY Roads.
70. Rs.5574.40 lakhs for taking up new water supply schemes and Rs.425.61 lakhs for repairs and renovation.
FOOD SECURITY AND AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
71. Implementation of ‘Per Drop more Crop – Other Intervention’ under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana during the year 2016-17 at an estimated cost of Rs.165.02 lakhs.
CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND HERITAGE DEPARTMENT
72. Rs.1,16,20,000 towards the enhanced Samajeek Sewa Bhatta for the period of July, 2017 to February 2018.
BUILDINGS AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT
73. Expression of Interest to take up the project “Construction of Ethnic Cultural Centre at Buriakhop, West Sikkim” on a turnkey basis involving Consultancy, Design and Execution from firms specialised in such projects.