DC South inspects private companies under EFFD initiative

Gangtok, 12 Jan:

Under the Each Friday, Field Day initiative, a team led by District Collector [South] visited companies in Mamring and Samardung in South Sikkim today.

A press release issued by DC [South] informs that the team had Superintendent of Police [South, Dr Siva Prasad Yellasiri alongside Divisional Engineer (Roads & Bridges), Block Development Officer (Namthang), Assistant Labour Commissioner and other field staffs and Panchayats

The team first visited SICPA India Private Limited in Mamring. The Panchayats of Mamring requested the visiting team to construct speed breakers at two different locations on the way to the company premises to prevent accidents. The DC directed the DE [Roads and Bridges] to construct the speed breakers by 31 Jan.

The DC also further urged the area Panchayats to conduct safai abhiyans on weekly basis. He also requested them to instruct the laborers engaged in collection of waste to clear the drains everyday and keep the footpath clean.

The Panchayat of Upper Mamring informed the visiting team about a truck that had damaged the railing of public foot path. The Panchayat further updated that details of the truck have been given to the local police. Thereafter, SP South elucidated that police officials will be instructed to call the truck driver and direct him to repair the damaged foot path at the earliest. It was informed that a garbage vehicle will be provided by the DAC in Samurdung area.

The DC further requested the Panchayat to maintain the foot path. The companies situated in the area have been requested to cooperate with the Panchayats in development of the area. Twelve solar lights will also be installed in strategic locations which will be completed within 31 Jan, informs the release. The team also inspected SICPA India Private Limited.

Next, the team inspected Microlab Private Limited where the general manager of the company demonstrated the drug producing method, packaging and production undertaken by the company to the officials. The inspection team enquired about the details of the medicines produced in the company. Furthermore, SP (South) took stock of the security measures of the company.

The team then visited V Guard Company where the DC directed the general manager to start the process of beautification of the compound with at least 33% of the total area environment friendly. The team then checked the assembling process of geysers produced in the company.

Upon visiting Salas Pharma, the team went through the details of labor working in the company. It was found that the laborers were not registered with State Labour Department to which the concerned officials were directed to survey the area and see if encroachment has been made. The officials were also directed to conduct the survey of road constructed by LANCO Infratech. The report of the same is to be submitted by 20 Feb.

The team visited Mark Life Science next where several cases of robberies were reported by the general manager. SP [South] requested the manager to install CCTV cameras in the compound to keep the robbers at bay. The DC directed the company manager to indulge in gardening activities and make the compound environment friendly.

Lastly, the team visited Aishwarya Pharma where the DC directed the company manager to complete the beautification process before the production begins.

The visiting team has asked the companies to provide details of vacancies in higher level of office for the youth of the State, reads the release.