Gyalshing,19th October (IPR): Distribution programme to the beneficiaries of house up-gradation and GCI Sheet under Garib Awas Yojana was held at the BAC Chongrang and BAC Yuksam, West Sikkim. Area MLA Cum Deputy Speaker Shri Sangay Lepcha graced the occasion as the Chief Guest along with Advisor Ecclesiastical Department, Government of Sikkim Shri R.S.Bhutia BDO Shri Subash Chandra Subba, Zilla Adhyaksh, Panchayat Presidents and Officers from various departments.
The Hon’ble Deputy Speaker cum-Area MLA Yuksam -Tashiding Constituency handed over allotment order of GCI Sheet, House Upgradation, Cheques sanctioned under Garib Awas Yojana to the beneficiaries of Chongrang and Yuksam GPU.
House Upgradation for four hundred households and GCI sheet for two hundred households for Chongrang and one hundred sixty-two house up-gradation and twenty-seven GCI sheet were sanctioned for Yuksam under Sikkim Garib Awas Yojana.
Deputy Speaker in his address, recalled the revolutionary leadership of the Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) to fulfil his commitment to benefit the economically poor, deprived and underprivileged households in the state.
He underlined exemplary housing scheme of Sikkim Garib Awas Yojana launched by the ruling government and urged beneficiaries to be wholeheartedly sincere and honest to ensure quality construction work and not to compromise on qualitative raw materials and entire construction process at any cost, he affirmed.
He also advised beneficiaries to fulfil the targeted purpose of the government’s benefits and assured to benefit the maximum number of households in a phase-wise manner.
While addressing the gathering, Shri Sangay Lepcha also emphasised on the achievements made by the state government under the leadership of the Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) during the first sixteen months of new government formation in the state. He informed that the state government has been working vigorously for the welfare of the people in various sectors and mentioned a Kidney Dialysis Unit and Intensive Care Unit have been newly established at District Hospital Gyalshing and District Hospital Namchi. He highlighted achievements including establishment of first COVID 19 Testing Laboratory in the state. He also informed about the upcoming developmental activities in Yuksum-Tashiding Constituency.
He also highlighted newly initiated encouraging initiatives for the farmers and said that the State Govt has enhanced minimum price of milk from Rupees Twenty Three to Rupees Forty with the inclusion of exclusive financial incentives of Rupees 8 per litre of milk.
Block Development Officer, BAC Chongrang Shri Subash Chandra Subba briefly highlighted the purpose of the state government’s benefits and urged beneficiaries to fulfil the objective of the Sikkimk Garib Awas Yojana. He informed that the Rural Development Department, Government of Sikkim is solely dedicated for the upliftment of poor class of the society in the state.