Cabinet Meeting held at Tashiling Secretariat


Gangtok, August 2: In a Cabinet Meeting held on 31st July, 2021 at Tashiling Secretariat, Gangtok, the following decisions were discussed and approved.

AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT

1 Approval and sanction of Rs. 315.63 lakhs for implementation of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) scheme during 2020- 21.

2 Approval and sanction of Rs 6307.14 lakhs for implementation of “Per Drop More Crop” (PDMC) under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY).

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND VETERINARY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

3 Provisional sanction of Rs. 1,34,23,336/- (Rupees One Crore Thirty Four Lakh Twenty Three Thousand Three Hundred and Thirty Six Only) on A/C of Milk Production Incentive @ Rs. 8/Liter of Milk to Dairy Farmers Under Organized.

4 Ex- post facto approval and financial sanction of Rs. 29.45 Lakhs towards implementation of Central Plan Scheme on Integrated Sample Survey for Estimation of Production of Major Livestock Products for the year 2019-2020.

5 Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 24.20 lakhs for the implementation of Central Plan Scheme on Integrated Sample Survey for Estimation of Production of Major Livestock Products during the year 2021-2022.

BUILDING AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT

6 Approval and financial sanction of Rs. 48.65 lakhs only for relocation of State Institute of Capacity Building (SICB) Karfectar, to River View Resort at Karfectar.

7 Administrative approval to undertake the work “Construction of Nepali Sanskriti Sangrakshan Bhawan at Jorethang in South Sikkim” at an estimated cost of Rs. 3275.62 lakhs and financial sanction of Rs 200.00 lakhs.

COMMERCE AND INDUSTRIES DEPARTMENT

8 Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 1,66,91,973/- (Rupees One Crore Sixty Six Lakh Ninety One Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy Three) only for release of subsidy to 48 beneficiaries under the Skilled Youth Startup Scheme.

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL

9 Approval for creation of 05 (five) posts of Front Office Coordinator under Sikkim State Legal Services Authority.

10 Approval for return of land earlier proposed for acquisition for the Development of AATI Complex at Penlong Block, East Sikkim to the land owners.

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

11 Approval and sanction of 16 (Sixteen) additional posts in the Sikkim State Education Service (SSES) Cadre.

12 Financial sanction of Rs. 6,53,31874/- (Rupees Six Crores Fifty Three Lakhs Thirty One Thousand and Eight Hundred Seventy Four) only for Procurement of Textbooks, Exercise Books and School Uniforms to School Students for the Academic Session 2021.

13 Approval and sanction of Rs 26,13,600/- (Rupees Twenty Six Lakhs Thirteen Thousand and Six Hundred) only for release of Examination Fees for UG students of Sikkim State Government Colleges affiliated to Sikkim University.

14 Approval and sanction of Rs. 50.90 lakhs (Rupees Fifty Lakhs Ninety Thousand) only towards implementation of Padna Likhna Abhiyan (PLA) Scheme of Adult Education.

15 Approval and sanction of Rs. 650.00 Lakhs towards release of Grants – in – Aid to two Government Polytechnics ATTC, Bardang and CCCT, Chisopani for the current financial year.

FOREST AND ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT

16 Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 7,40,00,000/- (Rupees Seven Crores Forty Lakhs) for implementation of project Grassland Development and Grass Reserve for North and West Districts of Sikkim during the current financial year 2021-22.

17 Post facto approval for grants – in aid of Rs. 114.40 lakhs to various Boards under Forest and Environment Department utilized for the year 2020-21.

18 Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 95,44,000/- (Rupees Ninety Five Lakh and Forty Four Thousand) only for implementation of GoI- GEF (Global Environment Facility) – UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) “Secure Himalaya Project” for the current financial year 2021-22.

19 Post – facto approval and financial sanction of Rs. 49,90,768.00 (Rupees Forty Nine Lakh Ninety Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Eight) only for purchase of Animal Feed for captive animals and supply of essential materials in Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok for the period 1st January, 2020 to 31st December, 2020.

HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT

20 Approval and sanction of Rs. 32.57 Crores as Grants – in Aid for implementation of National Health Mission (NHM) programme during 2020-21.

HORTICULTURE DEPARTMENT

21 Approval and sanction of Rs. 2430.00 lakh for the year 2021-22 for implementation of programmes under Horticulture Mission for Northeast and Himalayan States (HMNEH) and approval to transfer Central Share of Rs. 2187.00 Lakh and State Share of Rs. 243.00 Lakh to the account of Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH)- Sikkim as and when funds are released by the Government of India.

22 En- bloc approval for implementation of centrally sponsored scheme – National Bamboo Mission at a total outlay of Rs. 425.00 lakh only for the financial year 2021-22.

LAND REVENUE AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

23 Approval for registration of Sale Deed Document executed in terms of Notification No. 2/LD/2019 dated 05/03/2019 by Shri Shyam Bahadur Limboo, son of Late Bom Bahadur Limboo, resident of Hee, West Sikkim in favour of Say Saylung Kanchanjunga Sewa Samaj of Hee, West Sikkim.

25 Approval for registration of gift deed document executed by Shri Changay Lepcha of Pachak, East Sikkim in favour of Tara Education Society Managing Committee of Pachak in respect of land at Pachak Revenue Block, East Sikkim.

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

26 Administrative approval for upgradation and rehabilitation of sewer network in Zone I, Gangtok at an estimated cost or Rs. 10445.41 lakhs and financial sanction of Rs. 3100.00 lakhs only.

ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT

31 Post – facto administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 53.45 lakhs (Fifty Three Lakh Forty Five Thousand) only for immediate pavement restoration of Khamdong – Lingzey – Tintek (KLT).

32 Administrative approval for revised cost estimate of “Construction of motorable road from Salangdang to Ramam River connecting Lodhama (West Bengal) in West Sikkim” amounting to Rs. 2067.69 lakh (Rupees Twenty Crore, Sixty Seven Lakh and Sixty Nine Thousand only) and additional financial sanction of Rs. 280.20 (Rupees Two Crore, Eighty Lakh and Twenty Thousand) only.

33 Post – facto administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 51.00 lakh (Rupees Fifty One Lakh) only for “Restoration of sunken road formation along Khamdong – Lingzey Tintek (KLT) road under Tumin – Lingee constituency in East Sikkim”.

RURAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

34 Approval and sanction of Rs. 474.75 lakhs (Central Share) and Rs. 52.74 lakhs (State Share) for 2020- 21 under Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA).

35 Administrative approval and financial sanction for transfer of Rs. 3100.00 lakhs ( Rupees Thirty One Crores only) to Rural Local Bodies recommended by 15th Finance Commission for the financial year 2021-22.

36 Approval and enbloc sanction of Rs. 3561.41 lakh (Rupees Thirty Five Crore Sixty One Lakh Forty One Thousand) for activities under MGNREGA in the year 2021-22.

37 Approval and sanction of Rs. 100.65 Lakhs (Rupees One Crore Sixty Five Thousand) only towards State Share to Sikkim Rural Livelihood Mission for Implementation of National Rural Livelihood Mission.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

38 Approval and enbloc sanction of Rs. 1,25,87,070.00 (Rupees One Crore Twenty Five Lakhs Eighty Seven Thousand Seventy) only for establishing/ strengthening the State Climate Change Centre/ Cell under NMSHE in the State of Sikkim (Phase- II).

SKILL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

39 Approval for construction of Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Aritar, Rhenock, East Sikkim at a total Project Cost of Rs. 950 Lakhs and financial sanction of Rs. 321.67 lakhs.

SOCIAL JUSTICE AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT

40 Approval and sanction of Rs. 489.57 lakhs for implementation of Child Protection Scheme.

41 Approval and financial sanction of Rs. 110.00 Lakhs to be released to Sikkim Commission for Backward Classes (SCBC) for the year 2021-22 as Grant – in – Aid.

42 Administrative approval of the project sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK) amounting to Rs. 1398.80 lakhs and financial sanction of of Rs. 4,19,64,000/- only.

TOURISM AND CIVIL AVIATION DEPARTMENT

43 Approval and sanction for release of Rs. 2,00,00,000/- (Rupees Two Crores) only as Grant – in – Aid to Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Sajong, Rumtek.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

44 Post facto approval and sanction of Rs. 81.44 lakhs as Grant – in – aid to Singtam Nagar Panchayat, Gyalshing Nagar Panchayat and Mangan Nagar Panchayat.

45Approval and sanction of Rs 32 lakhs for Administrative and Office Expenditure under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) for the Financial Year 2020-21.

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

46 Financial sanction of Rs. 15.00 Crore only for implementation of various Mini Jhora Training Works.

47 Approval and financial sanction of Rs. 10.00 Crores for implementation of Jhora Training Work (New)/ Storm Water Drainage/ Anti Erosion Work/ CWD/ Protective Work and Minor Irrigation Channels.

FOREST AND ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT

48 Approval and sanction of Rs. 96.29 lakhs for State Forest Development Agency (SFDA) for implementation of programmes under National Afforestation Programme (NAP) in the year 2021-22.

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL

49 Approval for creation of 151 posts of Security Assistant and 33 posts of Office Attendant in Level 1 of Pay Matrix for regularization of temporary Home Guards.

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