Hon’ble Chairman National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Dr. Nand Kumar Sai called on the Hon’ble Governor

Gangtok, December 18: (IPR) Hon’ble Chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes Dr. Nand Kumar Sai today, called on Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad at Raj Bhavan. He was accompanied by Members NCST Shri Hari Krishna Damor and Shri Harshadbhai Chunilal Vasava on the occasion.
It was a courtesy call by Hon’ble Chairman and Members of NCST who are on a five days official visit to Sikkim starting 15th December 2019.
In a brief meeting with Hon’ble Governor, Hon’ble Chairman expressed his delight on the socio-economic status of Scheduled Tribes in Sikkim. He also apprised about his efforts to ensure that the policies and programmes of the central government aimed at the welfare and upliftment of scheduled tribes across the country yield desired results. He informed about the series of meetings the panel had with various organisations and stakeholders of scheduled tribe population in Sikkim since his arrival and mentioned that his endeavor is to address the concerns and issues of the tribes in coordination with state government departments and agencies.
Hon’ble Governor conveyed his pleasure in meeting the Chairman and members of the commission and assured to look into the issues if brought into his notice. He underlined Sikkim’s strength of harmony, brotherhood and non-discriminatory social bonding among all sections and tribes.

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