Pakyong District celebrates the 74th Republic day

Pakyong, 26th January (IPR): The 74th Republic day was celebrated at District Administrative Centre, Pakyong.
Welcoming all the officials and dignitaries, SDM (Headquarter), Mr.Thendup Lepcha, read out the welcome address, followed by the Hon’ble Governor’s speech on the occasion of 74th Republic day which was administered by District Collector, Pakyong, Mr.Tashi Chopel, where arrays of State achievements and socio-economic welfare schemes were highlighted.
Additional District Collector, Pakyong, Anupa Tamling delivered the Hon’ble Chief Minister’s speech on the occasion of the 74th Republic day underlining milestones of achievements across the State in socio-economic, health, and educational dimensions.
During the course of the celebration, Padmashree Tularam Upreti, a resident of Pakyong, was also felicitated for his endless contribution to organic farming in the state.
A district-level employee from Pakyong was also felicitated during the programme.
The Chief guest Mr D.T Lepcha, MLA 21 Gnathang Machong in his speech appreciated and acknowledged the work of the Chief Minister for incorporating Pakyong as a new district and urged the civil society and officials to take Pakyong to new heights. The chief guest in addition mentioned the exemplary feat accomplished by Jetshen Dohna Lama in recent times and said that it is a proud moment for the people of Pakyong. The chief guest further urged the intellectuals and the officials to develop a positive stride and work for the welfare of society. He urged the officials to incorporate developmental projects in the budget session for the overall development of the district.
Students of JNV, Pakyong staged cultural programmes.
The celebration also witnessed the presence of Mr. Bishnu Khatiwada, MLA, Rhenock, Zilla Adyaksha, Zilla Upadhyaksha, ADC (Dev.), ADC Pakyong, S.P. Pakyong, SDM Pakyong, members of various NGOs, headmasters and members of civil society.
The chief guest also made a visit to the 2nd battalion NDRF workshop.
The programme concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by Mr.Tshering Norgyal Theengh, SDM Pakyong.

The 10th edition of International Tourism Mart was held at Mizoram

The 10th edition of International Tourism Mart was held at R. Dengthuama Stadium, Aizawl, Mizoram w.e.f 17th to 19th November 2022.
The event organized annually by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India at different locations of North East for the promotion of the rich natural and cultural heritage of the eight northeastern States was formally inaugurated by the Honโ€™ble Union Minister of Tourism, Culture and DoNER, Shri G Kishan Reddy and Honโ€™ble Chief Minister of Mizoram, Shri Zoramthanga
in the presence of the Secretary, MoT and other senior officials from MoT, senior officials from the Govt of Mizoram, State Delegates and Industry Stakeholders.
The State Tourism Department was represented by Ms. Karma D. Youtso, Special Secretary along with Shri. Prashant Pakhrin, Assistant Director of Tourism & Civil Aviation Department, Government of Sikkim. Smt Leepandi Targain took part as a local tourism stakeholder from the state.
Ms. Karma D Youtso in her series of presentations threw light on the different initiatives taken by the State Government to develop and promote tourism in the state.
Presentation on the steps taken by the State to promote responsible and sustainable tourism by highlighting rural tourism development and promotion initiatives taken by the department and Investment opportunities in the tourism sector of Sikkim was also shared with the tourism industry stakeholders gathered from across the country during the session on sustainable tourism and investment opportunities in the North East Region. Ms. Youtso also participated in the panel
discussions held separately on sustainable tourism and tourism investment opportunities in the State.

MLA Shri Em Prasad Sharma visited the house which caught fire

Pakyong, October, 22(IPR): MLA Shri Em Prasad Sharma visited the house of Shri Dhan Bahadur Rai at Linzey Raigoan, below Assam Linzey Sr. Sec School, which caught fire at around 10 pm on 21st October night and was gutted in fire within a short time.
Shri Sharma gave full assurance for further support to the family and directed the concerned department to take swift action and also instructed them to provide relief funds to the family at the earliest.
Shri Sharma was accompanied by Shri Ganza Bhutia- Chairperson, Excise Department, DPO Pakyong- Shri Sonam Zangpo Bhutia along with Revenue Surveyor and government officials.

Secretary Shri Yogendra Sharma, Department of IT, Election Observer for Soreng District reached Soreng

Soreng, Oct 18 (IPR): Secretary, Department of Information Technology, Government of Sikkim, Shri Yogendra Sharma, who is the Election Observer for Soreng District for the upcoming Panchayat Elections, reached Soreng today.
He was welcomed by the District Collector cum Election Returning Officer, Soreng District, Shri Bhim Thatal.
The Election Observer made a brief inspection of the nomination filing process and interacted with the officials engaged in the elections.

A total of 55 aspiring candidates filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Panchayat Election 2022

Gangtok, 16th October 2022(IPR): A total of 55 aspiring candidates filed their nomination papers for the upcoming Panchayat Election 2022 at the Office of the District Collector, Sichey, on Sunday, the fifth day of filing the nominations, for different Territorial Constituency and Gram Panchayat Ward under Gangtok District.
11 nominations have been received for Zilla Panchayat Territorial Constituency.
Likewise, 6 candidates from Nandok Saramsa Block filed their nominations.
For Martam Block, 8 candidates have filed their nominations.
Similarly, 18 candidates from Rakdong Tintek Block filed their nominations.
Likewise, 9 candidates from Ranka Block have filed their nominations.
For Khamdong Block, 3 candidates have filed their nominations.
Altogether,44 nominations for Gram Panchayat Units under Gangtok District have been recorded today.
The Returning Officer Shri Ragul K, DC, Gangtok, along with five Assistant Returning Officers, Shri Tushar Nikhare, ADC, Gangtok, Shri Hemant Rai, ADC, Hq, Smt Radha Pradhan ADC, Development, Gangtok, Shri Robin Pd Sewa, SDM, Gangtok and Tshering Bhutia, SDM, Gangtok facilitated the nomination process.
The nomination process started on the 12th of October and will conclude on the 18th of October, 2022.
The scrutiny of the nomination papers will be held on 19th October from 11 am at the conference hall of the District Administrative Centre, Sichey.

Third day of filing of nominations for the Panchayat Elections, 2022 Namchi District

Namchi, 14th October (IPR): On the third day of filing of nominations for the Panchayat Elections, 2022, 83 nominations for different Gram Panchayat Units and 13 nominations for different Zilla Panchayat Territorial Constituencies under Namchi District were received, today.
It may be mentioned that nominations for the ongoing Panchayat Elections will also be received on Sunday i.e. on 16th October 2022 from 11.00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Additionally, it may be also noted that the last date for filing nominations is on 18th October 2022.

๐’๐ข๐ค๐ค๐ข๐ฆ ๐†๐š๐ซ๐ข๐› ๐€๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐˜๐จ๐ฃ๐š๐ง๐š inauguration & distribution of ๐Œ๐ข๐ฅ๐ค ๐ข๐ง๐œ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ƒ๐š๐ข๐ซ๐ฒ ๐…๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ

Pakyong, September 19 (IPR): The inauguration of “๐’๐ข๐ค๐ค๐ข๐ฆ ๐†๐š๐ซ๐ข๐› ๐€๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐˜๐จ๐ฃ๐š๐ง๐š” (SGAY) house under Namcheybung Constituency was held at Namcheubung GPK, Community Hall, Pakyong today. With a total of 11 beneficiaries, the inauguration was done by ๐— ๐—Ÿ๐—” ๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ถ ๐—˜๐—บ ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ.
Shri Sharma was accompanied by Advisor (Cultural Department)- Shri Dubu Tshering Bhutia, Advisor (Food & Civil Supplies)- Shri Inchung Bhutia, Shri Tshering Bhutia (retired DIG), OSD Agriculture- Shri P.K Subba, ADC (Dev)- Shri R.B Bhandari, Zilla Panchayats of Namchebung and Gnathang Machong along with BDO Pakyong, BDO Parakha, government officials and local dignitaries
The programme also witnessed the distribution of “๐Œ๐ข๐ฅ๐ค ๐ข๐ง๐œ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ƒ๐š๐ข๐ซ๐ฒ ๐…๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ” for the months of April 22 to June 22, which was released by Sikkim Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd to dairy farmers of Gnathang Machong and Namcheybung benefitting over 32 dairy cooperative society, amounting to a total of โ‚น 31,04,150/-.
Under the scheme, all dairy farmers of Sikkim producing and supplying milk through Co-Op Societies, have been receiving Rs. 8 per litre as a Government incentive. This scheme is one of the attractive schemes for the dairy farmers in the state and is received well by the dairy farmers.