Saturday, July 16, 2011

24th day of the Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling's village to village tour

Sikkim Chief Minister On Village to Village Tour

Gangtok: 15th July:  The Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling after completing the South and West district once again started the village to village tour of East district from Tumin Lingee constituency from 15th July. This was the 24th day of the village to village tour of the CM along with the Government machinery.
At his first stop at Makha Secondary School the Chief Minister met the people and had one to one interaction with the public at the shed meant for the public for about fifteen minutes. Later addressing the mammoth gathering at the School premises the Chief Minister stressed on the dream of making Sikkim an eco city state by providing urban like facilities and opportunities in the rural areas. The Chief Minister while talking about the policies and programmes of the government on the upliftment of the rural areas vis a vis the development of cooperative movement in the state announced to allot works up to the value of two crores to cooperative societies of the state.

At Lower Tumin the Chief Minister while talking about the health policy of the state government announced to introduce Cervical Cancer Vaccination to girl child.At Tumin Barang the Chief Minister while declaring to construct Ramayana Village at Tumin Barang said that this project will be first of its kind in the entire world. For this purpose 15 acres of land has been identified in the village which will be purchased by the government and the work will be started within this year, he said. The Ramayana Village so constructed will be having the statues of the characters of Ramayana telling the story of the epic.
The government has the plans to convert this constituency into a pilgrimage tourism centre but the people should be ready to opt for the new profession. In future this place will be a major tourist hub and will be visited by people from across the globe. In this way we are preparing a strategy for sustainable development of the state, the Chief Minister added.


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