Tuesday, June 21, 2011

19th Day of Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling's village to village tour

Gangtok,june 21 : Our people have the habit of tolerating injustice but times have changed and people have to change themselves as per the time. In struggle for existence only the fittest will survive. Sikkim Chief Minister  Pawan Chamling said this in course of his village to village tour at Chota Samdong and Hanisherbong village on Monday June 20.

The Chief Minister talked about the aim and objectives behind his village to village tour with government departments. “We have come to see what and where we have mistaken in these years of governance and learn from our mistakes. The mistakes might be from me, from the ministers, MLAs or even the administration”, Chief Minister said. Apologizing to the people for having faced hardships due to the mistakes on the part of the government Chief Minister cited examples of certain road projects and expressed his serious dissatisfaction over the quality and status of the projects. He urged the people to come forward and raise their voices against the injustice done to them due to improper quality and delay in completing the projects and directed the concerned department to initiate departmental enquiry and take strict action against those government servants involved in the projects.
Sikkim CM Village to Village Tour
The projects like road link and other infrastructure are meant for the welfare of the people and anyone indulging in malpractice in such project is doing injustice to the people. The people should come forward and raise their voice against such injustice, Chief Minister added. The aim of our tour was to find out such discrepancies in the nook and corner of the state and find out ways and means to solve such bottleneck of development, he said. He also assured the people that such types of mistakes shall not be repeated in future again.

At Zoom Secondary School the Chief Minister congratulated Miss Aparajita Rai for successfully passing the UPSC exams and asked the students to follow her footsteps. It may be noted that Miss Aparajita Rai hails from Zoom in West Sikkim.At Zoom school Chief Minister sanctioned the demands of the people for milch cows, guava orchard village, home stay tourism. He said that a holistic approach for the development of the village has to be taken involving all the allied sectors like agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, tradition, culture and tourism.
At Naya Bazar, West Sikkim, Dr. Chamling said that regularization of land to the people staying in it shall be done and the matter will be taken to the Government of India for clearance. Chief Minister directed the forest department to take up the matter with the Government of India for obtaining forest clearance to regularize the land holdings. He also said that the government sites shall be allotted to the people as per the availability of the land. In this context he said that the decision taken here is the decision of the government and the administrative machinery should find out ways and means to find solution to implement the sanctions of the government. Concluding his day long tour at Jorerhang, South Sikkim, Chief Minister declared that between South and West Sikkim road ways of about 200 kilometers have been sanctioned by the government.

He also sanctioned Green Park, Working Womens Hostel and Truck Terminal at Jorethang Bazar.

(With IPR input /SikkimMail/SIKKIM REPORTER)

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