Maneka Gandhi meets CM, applauds his leadership “Pawan Chamling probably best CM of country”


Gangtok, 26 Mar [IPR]:

Union Minister for Women & Child Development, Government of India, Maneka Gandhi, called on Chief Minister Pawan Chamling at his official residence at Mintogang today.

Extending a warm welcome to the Union Minister, Mr Chamling apprised her about some of the key initiatives taken by the state government, especially in light of Sustainable Development Goals.

The Union Minister commended the State of Sikkim for its exemplary leadership in Organic Farming. She made a special mention about the propagation of Orchids of Sikkim and suggested that Sikkim should now look into areas like cloning and explore avenues where Orchids can be of use. She suggested that the Orchids of Sikkim can be sent to places like Mumbai for the same.

Complimenting the CM for his laudable initiatives and consistent leadership, Ms Gandhi stated that Mr Chamling is probably the best CM in the country.

Ms Gandhi further suggested that Organic produce of Sikkim such as millets can be processed and packaged into ready-to-eat health food.

The Union Minister also lauded the unique environmental initiatives taken by the Government of Sikkim and made a particular mention of all-round hygiene and cleanliness in the State.

Mr Chamling thanked the Union Minister for her visit to Sikkim and wished her a fruitful and comfortable stay.