Addressing the gathering Additional Project Director, SBFP Mr. NW Tamang informed that the training program of SBFP is a regular feature to keep updating the members of JFMCs and EDCs in regards to the project. Adding more Mr. Tamang informed that the project is an international funded and the monitoring of the project is quite strict so urged the members present from East and North district to implement the project sincerely to avail more international projects in future to benefit the state and the mass at large. Mr. Tamang during his address even asked for the cooperation and support from the members present for making the project a successful one. Like wise Divisional Forest Officer Mr. Blen Tshering Targain made a brief presentation on SBFP project inclusive of the plans being carried out to achieve the best result from the project in the state. Adding more Mr. Targain informed that in the first phase a total of 45 JFMCs and EDCs have been formed to implement the project and similarly 90 more will be added in years ahead and informed that the management of projects in the grass root must be implemented properly and must be result oriented. Adding more Mr. Targain informed that SBFP even plans forming Self Help Groups, three under each JFMCs, EDCs which will be totally an income generating activates but the SHGs must inform what they want to begin with and has to be profit making.
The program was attended by Divisional Forest Officer Ms. Dichen Lachungpa along with Range Officer, SBFP (East) Ms. Meena Sharma, Range Officer, SBFP ( North) Mr. Lalit Kumar Rai, other officials working under SBFP and the members of JFMCs, EDCs, NGO's and panchayat members respectively