Jorethang, 16th January 2020( IPR): Principal Secretary RDD, Shri C. S. Rao alongwith Director SIRD, Shri Bishal Mukhiya handed over the National Award to Honourable Chief Minister at Karfectar, SIRD complex, today.
The said award was received on 19th december, 2019 by the department in New Delhi. Present on the occasion were Minister Power Department, Shri M. N. Sherpa, Political Secretary to HCM Shri Jacob Khaling, Commissioner RDD, Shri P. Senthil Kumar, D. C. South, Shri Ragul K, S. P. South, Shri Praveen Gurung, ADC South, Shri Satyen Pradhan, SDM Jorethang, Shri R. B. Bhandari, SDPO Jorethang Shri S. K. Shrestha alongwith Block Development Officers and distinguished officials of south district, and local gentry.
SIRD Sikkim was bestowed with the National Award for overall performance in respect of Training Programmes in North Eastern and Hilly areas during 2018-19 by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India.
The award was received by Principal Secretary RDD, Shri C. S. Rao accompanied by Director SIRD and PR, Shri Bishal Mukhiya.
Rural Development Department, Government of Sikkim, had bagged eight (8) National Awards in different categories in the National Award Ceremony organized by Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India on 19th December, 2019 at National Agriculture Science Complex, Pusa, New Delhi. The Ceremony was chaired by Hon’ble Union Minister RD & PR and Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri. Narendra Singh Tomar along with
Hon’ble Minister of State for Rural Development, Government of India, Smt. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti.
Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri P. S. Golay congratulated the team and encouraged the department to keep on dedicating towards the overall development of the state and expressed gratification for the impressive performance and in receiving the award.