The Hon’ble Chief Minister on the 3rd day of his tour to 10 Poklok-Kamrang constituency

Namchi, 15th January (IPR): Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri. Prem Singh Tamang on the 3rd day of his tour to 10 Poklok-Kamrang constituency briefly met with the public of Mamley-Kamrang, Wok-Omchu and Tingrithang. He was accompanied by Secretaries and HoDs of various departments.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister is on a three day tour which concluded today to 10 Poklok-Kamrang constituency of which he is also the Area MLA.
This tour has been undertaken by the Hon’ble Chief Minister to express his solidarity with the people and to address the grievances and other queries of the public at large. Additionally, he also assisted the ailing and other indisposed populace with required references. Moreover, the Hon’ble Chief Minister through his detailed meeting with the masses took stock of the essential developmental projects which needs to be undertaken at the constituency.
During the course of his three day tour he distributed cheques to the panchayat presidents for the upliftment of the area. He also handed over wheelchairs, air mattresses and other equipments namely Xerox machines and other apparatus to Self Help Group and to disabled people for their benefit. Similarly on behalf of HCMs spouse Smt. Krishna Kumari Rai gave away desktop and printer to various Self Help Group of Upper Kamrang.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister also handed over cheques amounting to Rupees Two Lakhs each to Safalta and Babri Self Help Group under Sikkip BAC. The cheques have been released by IDBI Bank, Jorethang branch under the scheme ‘Development through Credit’ for people who are practising livestock farming and other allied activities.

The Hon’ble Chief Minister on his 2nd day tour to 10 Poklok-Kamrang constituency

Namchi, 14th January (IPR): Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang interacted with the public of Salghari, Tinik Chisopani and Poklok – Denchung Gram Panchayat Units at Nandugaon BAC, today.

Thereafter, Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang inaugurated the first of it’s kind ‘Child Empowerment Centre’ at Poklok – Denchung today. This centre has been set up by the State Institute of Rural Department and Panchayati Raj (SIRDPR), Rural Development Department, Government of Sikkim in collaboration with
Social Justice and Welfare Department under the Integrated Child Protection Scheme, South District Child Protection Unit. The Centre has been funded under Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA), Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India.

This centre is one of the first in the country and aims at protecting the rights of the child. The functions of this centre are to encourage the child to have a safe space to express their point of view in a protected space. This centre will also provide education and further will empower the children to select the right path. Additionally, this centre will foster the child to actively take part in Bal Sabhas introducing them to bal panchayats and other village level event which can help shape the children’s future.

This village level Child Empowerment Unit aims at contributing towards the well being of the children by guiding in various factors like counselling, rehabilitation and developmental support thereby creating mass awareness on child protection.

This centre will highlight on the effective, preventive and responsive measures by highlighting children’s voice to be one of the major policymakers of the state hence establishing a child friendly space.

The Hon’ble Chief Minister also unveiled the bust of the father of the nation ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ at the premises of Village Administrative Centre under Poklok-Denchung Gram Panchayat unit, today.

Moreover, Hon’ble Chief Minister handed over a total of 34 jhora work orders and cheques of natural calamities to the beneficiaries of the GPUs. In addition, 4 beneficiaries also received Kishan Credit Card (KCC) loan amounting to Rs. One Lakh through hands of the Hon’ble Chief Minister.

He also handed over a sum of Rupees three lakhs to the Panchayat President of Poklok-Denchung GPU for the upliftment of the unit.

The Hon’ble Chief Minister inaugurates Child Empowerment Centre at Poklok-Denchung

Namchi, 14th January (IPR): The Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang inaugurated the first of it’s kind ‘Child Empowerment Centre’ at Poklok – Denchung today. This centre has been set up by State Institute of Rural Department and Panchayati Raj (SIRDPR), Rural Development Department, Government of Sikkim in collaboration with Social Justice and Welfare Department under Integrated Child Protection Scheme, (South) District Child Protection Unit. The Centre has been funded under Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA), Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India.

This centre is one of the first in the country and aims at protecting the rights of the child. The functions of this centre is to encourage the child to have a safe space to express their point of view in a protected space. This centre will also provide education and further will empower the children to select the right path. Additionally, this centre will foster the child to actively take part in Bal Sabhas introducing them to bal panchayats and other village level event which can help shape the children’s future.

This village level Child Empowerment Unit aims at contributing towards the well being of the children by guiding in various factors like counselling, rehabilitation and developmental support thereby creating mass awareness on child protection.

This centre will highlight on the effective, preventive and responsive measures by highlighting children’s voice to be one of the major policy makers of the state hence establishing a child friendly space.

The Hon’ble Chief Minister distributes wheelchairs to the locals of Poklok-Kamrang constituency

Namchi, 13th January (IPR): Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri. P.S. Tamang briefly interacted with the public at tourism cafeteria, Assangthang Helipad today. The Hon’ble Chief Minister was accompanied by dignitaries, Secretaries and HoDs of various departments at large. The Hon’ble Chief Minister communicated with the masses of three Gram Panchayat Units (GPU) namely Sorok Sampani, Damthang and Assangthang.
It may be mentioned that the Hon’ble Chief Minister is on a three-day visit to 10 Poklok – Kamrang constituency and tomorrow he will be visiting the locals of Salghari, Tinik Chisopani and Poklok – Denchung at Nandugaon BAC followed by his visit on 15th January to Sikkip BAC.
During, the public meeting the Hon’ble Chief Minister distributed a total of 18 wheelchairs along with air mattresses to the locals of Poklok-Kamrang constituency. He also gave away Xerox Machines to Self Help Groups of Upper Kamrang and provided agricultural loans which were coordinated by Kisan Morcha and amounting to Rupees Six Lakhs was given to Pragati Self Help Group from Lower Sorok. A total of 12 numbers of Jhora work order provision under Water Resources Department amounting to Rupees Six Lakh each was handed over to the youths of Poklok-Kamrang constituency.
Additionally, HCMs spouse Smt. Krishna Kumari Rai also handed over desktop and printer to the Self Help Group of Upper Kamrang.

The Honb’le Chief Minister interacts with the public of South District

Namchi, 13th Jan (IPR): Honb’le Chief Minister Shri. P.S Tamang interacted with the public of South at Helipad, Assangthang today. Present in the meeting were Secretaries of various departments alongside HODs of South District.
The Hon’ble CM has taken a keen initiative to interact on a close level with the public wherein he can take note and resolve the public grievances of three GPUs namely Sorok Sampani, Damthang and Assangthang respectively.

The Hon’ble Governor called on a meeting at Raj Bhawan

Hon’ble Governor Shri Ganga Prasad Ji called on a meeting at Raj Bhawan to review the current status of COVID-19 in the State.
We apprised the Hon’ble Governor about our preparedness for the vaccination process from 16th of January. We informed him about the conclusion of dry runs, utilisation of standard logistics for transportation and the 35 cold chains throughout the State for safely storing the vaccines at a regulated temperature.
We also informed him about the completion of the training for the vaccinators and the registration process for the first phase comprising health workers and frontline warriors. We also mentioned that the vaccination centres will operate according to the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
The Hon’ble Governor extended his best wishes to the entire team involved in the vaccination process and wished for a swift and successful process.
Hon’ble Health Minister, Chief Secretary, DGP, Pr. Secretary(Health), DG/Secretary(Health) were also present in the meeting.

The Hon’ble Chief Minister attended a video conference called on by the Hon’ble Prime Minister

Gangtok, January 11: The Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang attended a video conference called on by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi regarding the distribution of vaccines for COVID-19, today, along with the Chief Ministers and the representatives of all the States/UTs of India.
The vaccination process will commence from the 16th of January 2021. For the first phase, almost 3 crore individuals throughout the country consisting of health workers, frontline-warriors have registered.
The individuals representing the scientific community of the country briefed everyone about the vaccines. They informed that the vaccines are completely safe for use and have been formulated by following proper global guidelines. They explained that the vaccines are immunogenic and two doses will be required.
The Hon’ble Prime Minister stated this as the start of the largest vaccination drive in the world. He urged everyone to follow the SOPs and ensure that other health facilities and vaccinations will not be affected by the process. He emphasized on proper utilization of the COWIN app for registration and providing real-time updates. The app will also serve as a reminder for individuals who have registered to be vaccinated. He also asserted on regulating rumors and fake information regarding the vaccine and directed all to create awareness among the citizens. He added that leaders, including himself, will be vaccinated in the second phase and asserted for the first phase to include only the health workers and frontline warriors.
Sikkim is fully prepared for administering the vaccine and have already finished dry runs throughout the State. The State has prepared proper logistics for transferring the vaccines and established more than 35 cold-chain points to store the vaccines under regulated temperature.
The State is at a decisive moment in the fight against COVID-19. The scientific community has successfully formulated vaccines within the country, setting a precedent for ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.
On behalf of Sikkim, the Chief Minister thanked and also congratulate the scientific community for a commendable job. He also extended gratitude towards the Hon’ble Prime Minister for his exemplary suggestions during the pandemic, and believed that under his able leadership, India will reach new milestones in the years to follow.
(Press release from CMO)