Namchi, 15th August (IPR): The Chief Minister during the State Level Independence Day, 2022 celebration at Bhaichung Stadium launched the Online permit system for Restricted Area Permit (RAP) and Protected Area Permit (PAP). The restricted and protected areas within Sikkim require a permit to be visited which is being issued by the Check Post branch of Sikkim Police. Keeping in view the importance of digital convenience the online passes shall be issued from the Check Post HQ at 3rd mile on JN road. The passes shall have Quick Response Codes (QR) which can be read either on a mobile phone or on QR barcode reader. The passes for North Sikkim shall be checked at Toong Check Post while for East Sikkim it shall be checked at 3rd Mile.