Yangang, 24th January(IPR): The Chief Minister Mr. Pawan Chamling attended the 5th Janta Mela at Mangley/Sinchuthang today. This Janta Mela is being organized for 09 Barfung, 14 Temi- Namphing, 15 Yangang-Rangang and 16 Tumin -Lingi constituencies. Also present amongst others were SLA Speaker Mr. K.N.Rai, Cabinet Ministers alongside Chairmans, Advisors, Officials, Panchayats and public at large.
At, the onset of the mela the Chief Minister also distributed various tokens to the selected beneficiaries.
Addressing, the gathering the Chief Minister expressed his delight on attending this janta mela at Mangley as this place is near Yangang which is also his birthplace. He spoke in brief about the aims and objectives of this mela which focuses on disbursement of benefits under the various State Government departments to the masses. The CM spoke about the objective in holding of Janta Mela at this particular place for the sole reason to uplift the village and bring it at par with that of other developed places in the state. He also highlighted how the State Government has set up the headquarters of IRBn in the area thereby bringing about immense progression in terms of investment. The CM said that it is because of the consistent efforts from the State Government to elevate the lives of the general public this type of Janta Mela has been organized and further added that Janta Mela is one of the distinct concept which has been formulated by the State Government for the advantage of the State and its citizens.
The Chief Minister informed that a total of 182 families of Temi Tea Estate will receive house allotment sanction order today. Additionally, the CM emphasized the present and the former panchayats to be efficient and keep a vigil on the distribution of various benefits so that transparency can be maintained and that each and everyone can receive the benefits meant for them.
Speaking about the health scenario which the State Government has constantly upgraded the Chief Minister spoke about the newly inaugurated 1000-bedded Multi-Speciality Hospital at Sochyagang, Sichey which will be functional from 1st Feburary onwards and also will be named as New STNM Multi speciality hospital. The hospital includes all the necessary modern state of art equipment and provides services with a total number of 8 buses which will ply from SNT stand to the hospital during all days. Additionally, the CM said that a yatri niwas has also been established wherein free food and lodging for persons accompanying patients will be provided. Moreover, treatment for the Sikkimese citizens will be free of charge including that of dialysis and cancer treatment.
The CM also articulated since Sikkim is known as a renowned Organic State he updated that Organic shops has been provided to the progressive farmers practising organic farming. With regards to this the Chief Minister encouraged the youths to adopt Organic Farming, he also spoke in detail about the disadvantages of keeping the farm barren and vigorously promoted to cultivate these farms.
The Chief Minister also spelled out the various kind of development brought about in Yangang such as extension of road connectivity, building of Sikkim University which will assist the locals of Yangang to gain profit, boost the tourism.
He also enumerated the various noble concepts that the State Government has designed in the field of education, tourism, rural development, health and many more. He encouraged the public to be aware and utilize these schemes to it’s optimum level. The CM also updated that correction will be made at the earliest with regards to the discrepancy made between the qualifications and the post provided to the candidates during the recently concluded Rojgar Mela.
During the course of this mela the Temi Tea Estate workers felicitated the Chief Minister for his unwavering efforts in upliftment of the State. The mela also saw distribution of benefits by various departments which included CMRHM house allotment, GCI Sheets, LPG Connections, Torch Light, Water Filter, laptops, desktops and various other welfare services.