Gangtok,October10: (IPR) A high level coordination meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was held in the conference hall of Tashiling, Secretariat, which was attended by his council of ministers, MP Lok Sabha Pd Rai, Chief Secretary, Addl Chief Secretary and HODs.
During this meeting, Mr. Chamling stated that his Government has been re-elected for the record fourth time with a thumping mandate by the people of Sikkim and now it’s time for the government to work to fulfill the dreams and the aspirations of the people of Sikkim.
The Chief Minister believed that first and foremost systematization of the programmes and the policies of the government is must and make it the first priority.
He also appealed to the administrators, government officials and the general public to change their mind set and said that everyone should work towards finding solutions of the problems and the hindrances faced by the government as well as the people as the road ahead is long and we have miles to go.
Mr. Chamling also requested the administrators and officials to come up with new innovative ideas and programme to take the state towards the path of progress.
Talking about the education, the Chief Minister reiterated that there should be no compromise in education and that they should try and give world class quality education to our children. In the same vein, he added that man power management is must and they should utilize them to the optimum.
Talking about the E-governance, the Chief Minister believed that first and foremost all the departments should update their respective websites on regular basis with correct and latest data.
Further, Mr. Chamling informed that new STNM hospital will be constructed in the existing place, Animal Husbandry Department will be shifted to Shokethang and that place will be utilized for making ultra modern shopping complex with parking facilities in the near future, and all existing towns of Sikkim will get a major face lift.
At the same time, he emphasized that all the villages should be furnished with all the required amenities so that the people of the rural areas don’t have to turn towards town and the urban areas.
He further informed that his government is gearing up for an innovative and ambitious programme, like village action plan for Sikkim. Mr. Chamling also suggested that administration and its working style should be simplified and make it more people friendly.
As far as waste management is concerned, he said this can be a cause of concern for the state in future, for which he thought that experts and new technologies should be used and recycling of non degradable wastes should be done.
Mr. Chamling added that every constituency will have a play ground and a community centre. The entire department should ensure that all ongoing projects should be completed as soon as possible and all the new plans and projects should be submitted to the government by December for approval, he urged
Earlier, Chief Secretary TT Dorji began the proceeding with his welcome note while Addl Chief Secretary Karma Gyatso in his closing note assured the Chief Minister that they will all work earnestly towards achieving the targets set by the government leaving no stone unturned.