Mangan, November 21 (IPR): Hon’ble Minister for Forest, Mines Minerals & Geology and Science & Technology-cum-Area MLA Kabi-Lunchok chaired a coordination meeting with Panchayat members and head of office, under Kabi Lungchok constituency at community Recreation centre, Lingchom Tingda, North Sikkim, today.
The meeting was attended by the Zilla Adhyaksha, North, Smt. Namdu Lepcha, District Collector, North, Shri Tenzing T. Kaleon, Additional District Collector, Development, North, Shri Somnath Adhikari, HoDs from various departments, Panchayat members of the constituencies and the local public.
Objective behind conducting the meeting was to bring efficiency, improvisation and close coordinated work culture among the government officials and panchayat members of the district in various developmental fields.
Minister Shri Bhutia in his address, emphasized on the importance of self- created and sustainable employment opportunities by the local governance body for the local youth through sports and from other avenues of tourism.
He urged to the Panchayats to create an efficient system of local governance which is only possible through change of their mindset in field of holistic development.
Minister stressed that the repairing of NH roads of Kabi is one of most prior matter which plays vital role for tourists to ply to the North district.
In addition, the Minister called the public to approach before his office regarding any grievances for which he assured to take the matter to the higher authority for redress.
Zilla Adhyaksha, North, Smt. Namday Lepcha expressed her delight on seeing a fruitful co-ordination meeting between the Panchayats and the Line Departments. She said that the Panchayats are mediator who is responsible in carrying the grievances of the people to the competent authority, thus Panchayats should work as a proactive social workers, she added.
In the meeting the DC/N, Shri Kaleon, stated that the Sikkim has all the components to be a first class state across the country, in order to achieve this each and every citizen of the State must enhance their skill development and entrepreneurship skill with behavioural modification.
Furthermore, the DC directed the HoDs to maintain attendance, punctuality and proper record keeping in office paper works for efficient functioning of Government offices.