Gangtok,November 24: ( IPR) Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad today granted audience to Gram and Zilla Panchayat members and public of Navey Shotak Gram Panchayat Unit in East Sikkim at Raj Bhawan. He also distributed blankets to 60 needy elders from the five wards of GPU.
Conveying his greetings for Lossong, Namsoong and New Year 2020, Hon’ble Governor urged the Panchayat representatives and elders to focus on education and skill development of their children for better employability and productivity. He also asked the Panchayat functionaries to take maximum advantage of the programs of Central and State Government and ensure the benefit reach the intended person.
Hon’ble Governor further asked the Panchayat representatives to take lead in transforming rural economy through organic farming, dairy farming cottage industries and handicrafts so that the GPU develop into an Aadarsh GPU in near future.