Gyalshing, 19 Oct. (IPR): A program regarding disbursement of allotment orders of GCI sheet and house up-gradation sanctioned under Garib Awas Yojana was organized by Rural Development Department at five different Gram Panchayat Units of Yangthang Constituency today.
The Hon’ble Minister for WS & PHE and WR & RDD, Shri Bhim Hang Subba graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and handed over allotment order of GCI Sheet, House Upgradation, Cheques sanctioned under Garib Awas Yojana to the beneficiaries of Lingchom-Tikjeck GPU, Darap- Nambu GPU, Singyang- Chumbung GPU, Yangtey GPU and Yangthang GPU.
As informed, a total of one hundred households will be provided the state government’s benefits of Sikkim Garib Awas Yojana, House Upgradation for Four Hundred Households and GCI Sheet for One Hundred household under Yangthang Constituency. The newly sanctioned house of Sikkim Garib Awas Yojana will be constructed at the cost of Rupees Seventeen Lakhs & Fifty One Thousand including furniture and television. Similarly, sanctioned cheques of Rupees Twenty Thousand for house up-gradation were distributed at the first installment and Thirty pieces of GCI Sheet are being distributed to each identified beneficiaries.
Addressing the gathering, Minister Subba ensured that government schemes are being distributed in a transparent and open way in the presence of departments and the general public. He said that this allotment scheme will be conducted every year bringing welfare benefits to the doorstep of the common people. It was also informed and make aware of the citizens about the policies and schemes of the government so that they can assert their rights. He also highlighted the progressive initiatives and decisions of the Government and mentioned Kidney Dialysis Unit and Intensive Care Unit have been newly established at District Hospital Gyalshing and District Hospital Namchi, an increment on old-age pension, frequent visit of super-specialist doctors at District Hospitals, a subsidy of 8 rupees in milk per liter, etc. He also advised beneficiaries to fulfill the targeted purpose of the government’s benefits and assured to benefit the maximum number of households in a phase-wise manner.
Block Development Officer, Mr. Mukesh Dahal briefly highlighted the purpose of the state government’s benefits and urged beneficiaries to fulfill the objective of the Sikkim Garib Awas Yojana. In addition, he said that the Rural Development Department is solely dedicated to the upliftment of the poor class of the society in the state.
Following are the GPU wise list of allotment order disbursed to the beneficiaries today.
1. 10-Lingchom- Tikjek GPU
House up gradation- 56
GCI Sheet- 20
House up gradation- 87
3.12-Singyang- Chumbung GPU
House up gradation- 61
House up gradation- 75
5.15- Yangthang- Langang GPU
House up gradation-79
The program was also attended by Shri Surat Gurung (ADC/Dev), Shri Mukesh Dahal(BDO/Gyalshing), Mrs Priya Kharka (AE/BAC), Shri Tashi Wangyal Bhutia, CLC President, Panchayats and the public of the concerned areas.