Okhrey/ Daramdin: December 19: (IPR) Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Information and Public Relations and Printing and Stationery Departments Shri Lok Nath Sharma graced the occasion of Golden Jubilee Celebration of Government Primary School Lower Okhrey in special presence of the Hon’ble Minister-cum-Area MLA of Daramdin constituency Shri MN Sherpa at the School Playground, today.
Minister Sharma, in his address, underlined value of wisdom achieved through teaching and learning process in schools and congratulated school family and further conveyed heartiest gratitude of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri PS Tamang to the family members land donors and entire school family on the occasion of Golden Jubilee Celebration.
He also motivated people to encourage for taking admission in Government schools and touched upon the joint responsibilities of teachers, students, parents/guardian for better coordination and cooperation to ensure improved education system.
Referring his visit in the morning at Hilley Horticulture Farm, minister announced to revive the entire cultivated area through a comprehensive plan for the benefit of the local people and the entire region as a whole.
He informed that the Union Minister of Agriculture will lay the foundation stone of International level of Food Processing Unit at Rangpo on 22nd December 2019.
Minister also highlighted provision of subsidised loan and advised to take benefit of highly exempted loan to initiate innovative and planned work in the field of Agriculture/ Horticulture and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services.
Minister-cum-Area MLA Shri MN Sherpa who is also the Chief Patron of the organizing committee thanked committee members and everyone for peaceful conduct of the programme. He informed that the government is putting all possible efforts to improve condition of power supply in the state and a transformer of 66 KV will be installed for the Daramdin region and further urged public to bear discontinue in power supply till the installation is over.
He also advised labours to get registered under Boarder and Other Construction Work to take educational and medical benefits of their family members. He also informed that the state government will construct house of each land holder labour of Rs. Six Lakhs.
During the programme family members of the Land donors and Retired school staff were also honoured and felicitated for their contributions.