Namchi, 12th April: On behalf of South District Administration DC (South) Mr. Raj Yadav under Corporate Social Respondibility (CSR) handed over cheque of Rs One Crore (1 Cr) to Minister of Energy & Power cum Chairman, Mani Choekarling Development Mr. D.D. Bhutia today. The cheque has been provided in order to assist in developing, restoring and renovating the Cho-Dzo lake located in Ravangla, as one of a kind theme park. Additionally, Mr. Yadav has extended his gratitude to ‘Power Grid Corporation’ for the company’s immense aid in the said CSR.
Namchi, 12th April(IPR):Under District Administration Adopted Village (DAAV) Scheme the South District National Informatics Centre (NIC) has developed a website for 36-Mamley Kamrang GPU. The website provides details about the activities conducted under DAAV alongwith other substantial information namely that of Demography, MGNREGA and a brief overview about the Gram Panchayat.
DC (South) Mr. Raj Yadav informed that the aim to develop the website is to improve transparency in administration activities and to encourage public participation while implementing schemes.
Additionally, in order to give impetus to the booming tourism sector particularly in South Sikkim the website has listed various festivals organized in South District and the visiting tourist can browse the website for any kind update regarding the festivities. The website www.mamleykamranggpu.nic.in can be accessed by anyone, without the need for login credentials, and that the public can route data at district and panchayat levels in various formats, including annual development plan of MGNREGA 2017-18 and Five Year perspective plan of 36- Mamley Kamrang GPU.
The Human Resource Development Department organized a counselling programme for the students selected under Dr B.R.Ambedkar Scholarship 2018. These 4 students selected under the Scheduled Caste Scholarship Scheme have topped in their respective districts in Class V (five) in the academic session 2017 from all the four districts among. The programme was held at the chamber of the Director, Primary Education/ SSA, today.
Director Shri Bhim Thatal congratulated all the students who have topped in their respective districts and informed that this year the students will be sent to Delhi Public School, Yamuna Nagar in Haryana for further studies.
He also highlighted on the scheme which was announced by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling on April 14, 2015 at Chintan Bhawan. As per the scheme, Scheduled Caste students under the Ambedkar Scholarship Scheme are sent after the students under the Chief Minister’s Meritorious Scholarship Scheme (CMMSS) and apart from 7% reservation in the CMMSS, 4 more students from the SC community are being sent out of the state every year. This is the third batch of the SC students under the Ambedkar Scholarship Scheme, he informed.
The names of the students selected under this scheme are:
1. Mr Prajwal Thatal – Khamdong Sonamati Memorial Government Senior Secondary School
2. Mr Sumit Sunar – Langang Government Secondary School
3. Ms Sharmila Kami – Bakcha Primary School
4. Ms Pratikcha Ramudamu – Yangyang Government Senior Secondary School
The selected students were given counselling by the Director/Primary Education, Shri Bhim Thatal in the presence of other senior officials from the Department. He informed the students about the system of education and discipline to be maintained by the students in the selected school. The Director also interacted with the parents of these students and teacher representatives of some schools and elaborated about the scholarship scheme. He further stated that the students and their escorts will be provided with the travel cost by the HRDD.
The President of All Sikkim Scheduled Caste Association (ASSCWA) Shri Sekhar Sewa extended his support by offering to travel with the selected students and parents if need be. He also addressed the students and their parents and advised the students to be more industrious in their study in order to achieve higher goals in life.
The programme also saw the presence of Directors (SSA, Mid-day meal), Joint Director and Senior Officials from HRDD and President/ Vice President, ASSCWA.