Gangtok, 02 August (IPR): Chief Secretary, Government of Sikkim, Shri S.C. Gupta convened a preparedness meeting for the celebration of Independence Day 2021 at the conference hall of Tashiling Secretariat, today. The meeting was attended by Director General of Police, Shri S.D. Negi, along with Principal Secretaries and Heads of various line Departments.
During the meeting, discussions were held over the arrangements to be made for the upcoming State level Independence Day celebration, wherein various issues pertaining to the venue and the programme schedule for the day were discussed.
It was discussed that the celebration will be scaled down relatively considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chief Secretary assigned various works to all the concerned departments while urging them to complete all necessary arrangements in due time.
He further directed all concerned to conduct the Independence Day activities without violating the Covid-19 norms and protocol as per the guidelines.