Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sikkim this week.

Laptops for EMRS-Gangyap students 
Minister for Social Justice, Empowerment and Welfare Department, Tulshi Devi Rai distributed laptops to fifty six Class XII students of Eklavya Model Residential School Gangyap under Yuksam Tashiding constituency on 13 September. Ms Rai announced pre and post matric scholarship for students of the school. The Minister also informed about the Rs 50 lakh funds sanctioned by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India to be released before Dussehra and urged SMC members and Teachers for the proper utilization of the funds.

Land for NIELIT centre at Pakyong
Principal Director-cum-Secretary, Information and Technology Department, Rajesh Verma informed on 15 September that the 9 acres (approx.) of land at Pakyong, East Sikkim has been allotted for setting up of a full-fledged National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology [NIELIT] centre. The land, recently mutated in the name of the IT Department, would be transferred to NIELIT, a body of Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.

STNM Hospital to increase number of beds in Emergency ward
Health Minister, AK Ghatani issued directions to increase number of beds in emergency ward of STNM hospital to at least 50 in a meeting held on 15 September. It was decided in the meeting that the emergency ward would be extended by constructing new building in the area adjacent to the present emergency ward to house more than 20 patients.
The Administration section including office of the Medical Superintendent, Additional MS, Nursing Superintendent, Accounts Section would be converted to an Emergency ward wherein 20 – 25 beds are expected to be accommodated. The Administration section would be shifted to the National Health Mission (NHM) Building (European Commission Hall Building), STNM Complex. The NHM office would be accommodated at the present Health Secretariat which is undergoing repair works. The District Tuberculosis center will also be extended to the Accounts section.  

Sikkim Senior Citizen's Society elects new body
Sikkim Senior Citizen's Society [SSCS] elected its new body on 13 September. The new body has KC Pradhan as president, TR Poudyal as general secretary and Dr Bela Cintury as treasurer. Twelve executive members were also nominated along with nine Advisors, one Vice President and one Assistant General Secretary.

Tika Maya Subba Meritorious Award instituted
“Tika Maya Subba Meritorious Award Trust” was formed on 17 September at Kitam, South Sikkim. Class X and XII toppers of Government Senior Secondary School Kitam will be awarded cash prize of Rs 2000 each along with a certificate of appreciation every year. The award has been instituted by Suresh Kumar Subba in memory of his mother Late Tika Maya Subba.

Woman cheated of Rs 2.5 lakh
A lady was cheated of Rs. 2,50,000 by one Pankaj Baraho, proprietor of Hill View Real Estate Builder and Developer having its office at 5th Mile, Tadong, East Sikkim. The victim had paid the money to the accused as an advance amount to purchase a plot of land at Jogivitta, Matigara, Siliguri (WB) on 26 September 2013. However, the accused without providing the land registration certificate or a refund absconded from Sikkim. A case U/S 420 IPC has been registered against the accused at Sadar Police Station and is under investigation.

First Co-operatives Conclave held 
Minister for RMDD & Cooperation Department, SB Subedi chaired the first co-operative conclave of Apex Co-operatives of Sikkim on 18 September. Organised by Sikkim State Cooperative Union the conclave was attended by the apex cooperatives from all round the state. The Minister assured to take up the matter of exemption of SNT supervision tax for the cooperative input products to the government.

Disaster preparedness at Kabi
Familiarization Exercise and Community Awareness Programme (FAMEX) organised by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) under District Disaster Management Authority, North District was held at Kabi BAC North Sikkim on 16 September. A mock drill of disaster like situation was conducted by the NDRF team along with the participation of students of the area.

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