Gram Sabha on PMKSY held at Lingtam Phadamchen GPU

Gangtok, 03 Apr:

A special Gram Sabha on Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sichai Yojana (PMKSY) was organised by the Lingtam Phadamchen Gram Panchayat Unit under Reghu Block Administrative Center at Lingtam Village Administrative Center in East Sikkim on 02 Apr, a press release informs.

Panchayat President, Dawa Choden Bhutia, chaired the Gram Sabha with Zilla Panchayat Adhyaksha [East], Samsher Rai present as special guest.

Deputy Director [East], Palden Lama, explained the Pradhan Mnatri Krishi Sichai Yojana and informed that four GPUs, including Assam Linzey, East and West Pendam along with Lingtam Phadamchen have been selected for PMKSY implementation.

Mr Lama further informed that after the formation of Water Users Committee in the GPU, construction of water tanks in five wards of the GPU will be undertaken.

Deputy Director [Horticulture Department, Rongli], T. Chopel Bhutia, urged the farmers to concentrate on vegetable cultivation and emphasized on Mission of Value Change Development in organic farming.

Similarly, Panchayat President, Dawa Choden Bhutia, talked about the importance and objectives of the Gram Sabha and announced the beneficiary list of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

The Gram Sabha was also attended by Zilla Panchayats, Panchayats, farmers, Agriculture and Horticulture Department officials along with the public.