Gangtok, May 2: In a special function held at Raj Bhavan on 2nd May, 2018, Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim, Shri Shriniwas Patil conferred ‘Rajya Puraskar’ to 16 Bharat Scouts & Guides contingents from five different schools of East districts of Sikkim.
Hon’ble Governor also handed over National Level Trainer certificate to Mr. Dhan Raj Gurung and National Level Himalayan Wood Batch certificate to Mr. Khem Raj Sharma on the occasion.
First Lady Smt Rajanidevi Patil, Dr. H.P. Chettri, State Chief Commissioner, Bharat Scouts & Guides, Sikkim, State Secretary and Treasurer of the organisation, Assistant State Training Commissioner of Guides were present on the occasion.
Dr. Chettri briefed the Hon’ble Governor, the Patron of the Bharat Scouts and Guides, Sikkim, about the activities and camps of the Bharat Scouts & Guides, and the competition from which the selected contingents are being awarded Rajya Purashkar.
Hon’ble Governor urged the organisation to remain consistent in grooming the youth to be self reliant and continue be a platform to motivate and encourage the student to aim big in life. The organisation should train the scouts and guides in leadership and selfless service in society, Hon’ble Governor added.
The awardees will now compete for the next year’s Rashtrapati Award through National Level Testing Camp.
(As per Press Release issued by PRO to Hon’ble Governor)