Gangtok, Oct 22 (IPR): Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Information and Public Relations and Printing and Stationery Departments, Shri Lok Nath Sharma chaired a joint coordination meeting with the departmental officials at his chamber at Tashiling Secretariat, today.
The meeting was attended by the Comissioner-cum-Secretary Horticulture Smt. Yashoda Bhandari, Secretary, Agriculture Shri Rinzing C. Bhutia, Secretary AH&VS Dr Sangey D Bhutia, Director, Information and Public Relations Smt. Benu Gurung, Director Directorate of Fisheries Shri N. Jaswant, Director Printing and Stationery Departments Shri AB Gurung and other officials.
The meeting had detailed discussion on Pig Production Incentive Scheme (PPIS) and Mukhya Mantri Krishi Atmanirbhar Yojana. Minister Shri Sharma stressed to ensure absolute monitoring and accurate data collection from the field to benefit deserving beneficiaries. The official launching programme of PPIS and Mukhya Mantri Macha Utpadan Yojana, is scheduled to be held at Saramsa Garden on 28th Oct 2021. Also Nine numbers of Mobile Veterinary Unit Van will also be flagged off on the occasion.
During the meeting, it was also decided to organise Awareness cum Token Distribution Programme of Agriculture, Horticulture and AHVS Departments for Temi Namphing constituency, Tumin Lingee, Yangthang and Rhenock constituency on 27the Oct, 8th Nov,13th Nov and 20th Nov, respectively.
Besides, the Minister enquired about the execution of administrative work, financial status, PMKSY, production of edible oil, ongoing projects etc. During the meeting, Shri Sharma stressed to sensitize general public on the newly implemented schemes and programmes, adequately.
The Minister also discussed on the celebration of upcoming National Press Day and Sikkim Global Film Festival with the officials of IPR Department.