Gyalshing, 25 Apr (IPR): Hon’ble Governor, Shri Ganga Prasad, on the 2nd day of his tour to West Sikkim visited the SSB Camp at Uttarey wherein he planted tree sapling prior to the short interactions with the SSB Jawans, Sikkim Sisters NGO, members of the Pawan Dristi Girls home and locals of the area.
In his address to the gathering present at the SSB Camp, he expressed his gratitude to the SSB jawans, the girls from home and officials for the programme prepared by them. He mentioned that the country is proud of the SSB Jawans’ duties and how they have kept the country’s borders safe.
He further congratulated the Sikkim Sisters NGOs for their contribution towards the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Parao’ campaign of the Prime Minister and raising the kids in a safe environment.
The Governor then distributed sweets and blankets to children of Pawan Dristi Girls home. Similarly, sweets and khadas were offered by the Hon’ble Governor to the Jawans as a form of gratitude for their services to the country.
He then visited Rainbow Trout Breeding cum Demonstration Farm Uttarey where he was briefed by the Director, Fisheries. Followed by his brief visit and interaction with the Students and teaching faculty of Dentam Senior Secondary School. He stated that he was filled with gratitude and awe to see so many students of Dentam SSS doing well in academics and extracurricular activities.
He mentioned in his brief address that the students are the future of a State and are ‘lumps of clay’ which needs to be molded and shaped in the best shape possible to keep the name of the state and society high. He also acknowledged the role of the teachers who are the tool to build the future if the state through their impartation skills of how well moral values and knowledge are stilled in the children by them. They are indeed the pushing factor which can help the students in the process of state and nation building.
During his two-daylong tour to West Sikkim the Hon’ble Governor released grants of Rs. 50,000/- to Pawan Dristi Girls Home. Similarly, a sum of Rs. 25,000/- from Raj Bhawan fund and Rs. 25,000/- personally by the Governor was given to the Dentam SSS Library.