Gyalshing, 27th November, 2018 (IPR): The Hon’ble Governor Shri. Ganga Prasad began his premier tour to West Sikkim today. The Hon’ble Governor was accompanied by MLA Yangthang, Ms. Chandra Maya Subba; Shri. K. B. Limboo, Chairman, Poultry Board; DC West; ADC West; SDPO and HODs of Line Departments.
The Hon’ble Governor visited the famous Pemayangtse Monastery where Captain Yongda accompanied the Governor whilst explaining the Monasterys inception, Genesis and other aspects. He then visited the Sidkeong Tulku Bird Park at Rabdentse followed by the visit to Chenrezig Shingkham Riwo Potala, after which he proceeded towards Chumbung Gram Prasashan Kendra (GPK) where he interacted with public and progressive farmers of Chumbung GPU.
In his brief address to the public gathered at the Chumbung GPK he expressed his gratitude for being able to visit West Sikkim which he feels is blessed in all aspects. He mentioned that the farmers role towards the promotion of Organic Farming is massive and their effort towards this mission has not been futile. He urged the public to participate more actively in spreading Organic Farming in the state. He also advised the District Administration and public to work cooperatively and excel in the state in regards to Organic Farming and other similar activities. He further presented a token of gratitude to the GPK for their hospitality.
The Hon’ble Governor also visited the Khecheopalri Lake and Darap where he spent time with the Panchayats and locals. Thus, concluding the 1st day of his 2 days visit of the West District of Sikkim.
The Hon’ble Governor is scheduled to meet the District Officials of West Sikkim tomorrow prior to his departure for Gangtok.