Gangtok, 26th November ( IPR): The Hon’ble Minister for Buildings and Housing Department, Shri D.T Lepcha carried out an inspection of the New Secretariat Building at Tashiling, Gangtok.
The Minister along with a team of senior engineers, architects and officials of the concerned departments surveyed the area and took stock of the progress work.
The team inspected the annexe buildings, parking area, connecting flyovers and the interiors of the secretariat building. Shri DT Lepcha remarked that the secretariat premise will not only be an administrative block of the state government, but will also be a place of attraction in the capital.
The new secretariat building was constructed after the iconic old secretariat building had to be brought down due to irreparable damages incurred during the devastating earthquake of Septemeber,2011.
The construction work is being carried out by Kolkata based Archtech Consultations Pvt Ltd in co-ordination with the state government and the first phase is slated for an early December inauguration.