Major Announcements made by Hon’ble Chief Minister on the concluding day of Budget Session today:
1. Government of Maharashtra has granted approval for 4000 square metre land in Navi Mumbai for the construction of Sikkim House.
The Government of Sikkim has already paid Rs. 11 crore 97 lakh for the land.
The land is very close to the renowned Tata Memorial Hospital, where people from all parts of India mainly visit for cancer related treatment and care.
This will be a huge asset for the State of Sikkim, as it will provide the much-needed accommodation for Sikkimese people visiting Mumbai for medical purpose.
2. Soreng Sub Division in West Sikkim and Pakyong Sub Division in East Sikkim will be upgraded as separate Districts in the year 2022. The Government has allocated separate budget heads for both these sub divisions in the Budget for Financial Year 2021-22, passed by the Sikkim Legislative Assembly today.