New Delhi January 30: (IPR)The Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang called on the Hon’ble Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu at his official residence 6, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi this morning.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister was accompanied by the Hon’ble Lok Sabha, MP Shri Indra Hang Subba, Secretary to the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri S.D Dhakal and Resident Commissioner Sikkim House, New Delhi Shri A. K Chand.
During the call on the Hon’ble Chief Minister extended his invitation to the Hon’ble Vice President, Shri Naidu to visit Sikkim during the month of March 2020, which the Hon’ble Vice President gracefully accepted and said that he will be visiting Sikkim from 14th to 15th of March this year.
The Hon’ble Vice President will be inaugurating the newly constructed Thakurbari Temple in Gangtok and will also be attending the 2nd Convocation of SRM University as the Chief Guest, during his visit to Sikkim.
The Vice president was all praise for the effort with which the Hon’ble Chief Minister has taken the state forward with zeal and vigour after forming the Government last year.
He was also vocal about how Sikkim has been exemplary in working towards safeguarding ecological balance and environmental protection without compromising on overall development.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister expressed his heartfelt gratitude towards the Hon’ble Vice President and also informed him about the award won by the state of Sikkim recently in the field of tourism.
He also informed how the footfall of tourists in Sikkim, both domestic and international has shot up in the last one year.
Further, the Hon’ble Chief Minister also discussed in detail about various issues of Sikkim with the Hon’ble Vice President.
Vellore, Jan 30: (IPR) Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Information and Public Relations and Printings and Stationery Departments Shri Lok Nath Sharma who is on a study tour to Tamil Nadu, visited two different farms in Vellore District, today.
Minister Sharma visited Integrated Farming Centre at Virinjipuram to understand how all components of farming can be adopted within a farm to maximise production through optimal use of local resources, recycling of farm waste for productive purposes and to develop a judicious mix of income-generating activities including Dairy, vermicomposting etc. He was professed with a scientific method of preparing organic feed locally called “Sailesh” for cow and said that it can be adopted by Sikkim in the near future. He was informed that the Sailesh feeding cow produces fifty litres of milk per day on the farm. He toured the premises seeing and learning how seeds are propagated and new techniques and approaches are manifested for better output.
He also visited Coconut Farm at Nawlakhe and planted a coconut sapling. He was accompanied by the Sub Divisional Magistrate, Joint Director, Agriculture, and officials from Government of Tamil Nadu.
Later in the evening, Minister Sharma called on the Minister for Commercial Taxes and Land Revenue, Government of Tamil Nadu Shri KC Veeramani at Circuit House, Vellore. Both the Minister exchanged greetings and shared new initiation of their Government. Minister Sharma also discussed the subjects of agriculture importance and techniques & approaches applied for best practices in Tamil Nadu which can be adopted in the Himalayan state of Sikkim in the near future.