Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Sikkim Council of Ministers meets at Tashiling Secretariat

Council of Ministers approve manpower transfer from U&H dept to ULBs

Gangtok,Nov03: State Urban & Housing department will transfer manpower to the upcoming Urban Local Bodies (ULBs). Such a proposal of the department has been approved by the State Council of Ministers in its meeting on 31st October at Tashiling Secretariat.
Upon deliberations, the meeting also gave approval/financial sanctions for other departments.
Finance Dept.
Approval for issuance of instructions for deducting of Tax at Source by the drawing & disburshing officers of the Govt of Sikkim under the Indian Income Tax Act 1961.
Sports & Youth Affairs Dept.
Sanctioned Rs.32 lakhs for conducting competitions under Zilla Panchayat Units level, District and State level
Social Welfare Dept.
Sanctioned Rs.33 lakhs under TSP and Rs.11 lakhs under SCSP to provide grant in aid to various organizations for organising festivals to preserve and showcase the rich cultural heritage of the State and to celabrate various festivals under Tourisim Dept.
RMD Dept.
Sanctioned Rs 25.48 lakhs and Rs 6.02 lakhs for construction of 30 mtrs span foot suspension bridge over Shyong Kholaand and repair of 32 mtrs span foot suspension bridge over Yeung Khola respectively under Darap Nambu GPU.
Animal Husbandry Dept
Sanctioned Rs.31 lakhs under TSP & SCSP as financial assistance to North District Milk Union Ltd under Animal Husbandry Dept.
Roads & Bridges Dept.
Sanctioned Rs.64.23 lakhs for construction of a new road from Lingi to Payong Jr High School, km 3rd to 4th, in south Sikkim and also sanctioned Rs.39.37 lakhs for procurement of pothole repairing machine, grass cutters and lawn mowers.
Forest & Environment Dept.
Sanctioned Rs.27.20 lakhs for construction of 2.2 kms of brick surfaced footpath from Jaubari to Bakhim in South Sikkim. Also sanctioned Rs.26.86 lakhs and Rs.38.48 lakhs for implementation of different work components for the development of Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and Pangolakha wild Sanctuary.
Human Resource Dev. Dept.
Sanctioned Rs.250 lakhs under TSP and Rs.50 lakhs under SCSP for procurement and supply of uniform and textbooks for the school children during 2009 academic session. Also sanctioned Rs.61.97 lakhs as grant in aid to non govt secondary schools.
Sports & Youth Dept.
A proposal of the Department for creation of 55 posts of Physical Educaton Teachers approved.
Home Dept
Sanctioned Rs.95.31 lakhs for purchase of one mini firetender and four Tata chasis and their fabrication. (With IPR input)

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