Gyalshing, 02 May (IPR): District Collector, West, Shri Karma R. Bonpo, along with Sub Divisional Magistrate, Yuksam, Dr. Sonam R. Lepcha, Additional Director, Human Resource Development Department, Smt T. Eden Bhutia, Block Development Officer, Yuksam, Shri. P.K. Rai, BDO, Chongrang, Shri Indra Mani Adhikari, and other officials toured the Yuksam-Tashiding area in West Sikkim extensively.
The visit was mainly conducted to oversee the workings of various departments in the area under the DAC. Shri Bonpo visited mainly schools, Block Administration Centers and Primary Health Centers along with other venues.
The DC interacted with the officials and staffs whilst giving his assurances to help them with the problems faced by them. He also interacted with the students and teachers of various schools where he advised the students to fulfill their duties as students by concentrating in their studies and extracurricular activities. He also advised them to be disciplined and obey fruitful instructions given to them by their respective teachers.
The list of places visited by the DC (chronologically) are Tashiding Senior Secondary School, Tashiding Primary Health Center, Chongrang/Tashiding BAC, Thangchung Primary School (Gangyap), Eklaviya Model Residential School (EMRS, Gangyap), Cherry Pepper Farm (Tinjiring, Gerethang), Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhalaya (KGBV, Gerethang), Yuksam Senior Secondary School and SDM Office.
During a similar visit, the SDM called upon the DC addressing various issues of the SDM Office along with the BAC Yuksam to which the DC assured full cooperation.
The DC also visited the stalled tourism projects of Yuksam area where he asked the concerned department Officials and the contractor in charge to complete the projects at their earliest.