Damages caused by road widening and rain inspected in Sangkalang Mantam

Mangan, 27 Jun:

A joint inspection was conducted in Dzongu, North Sikkim, today of damages to land and crops at Sangkalang Mantam Ward under Lingthem Lingdem GPU of Dzongu caused by road widening works and incessant rainfall.

The inspection was led by Sub Divisional Magistrate, Dzongu, Tshering Dorjee Bhutia, in the presence of Zilla/Gram Panchayats of Lingthem Lingdem GPU, officials from the Roads & Bridges Department, Housing Department and Horticulture Department along with Revenue officials from Dzongu Sub Division, concerned Government Contractor, Rajesh Agarwal, and affected public of the area.

The stakeholders took stock of the public's grievances and assured to solve their problems at the earliest.

The concerned contractor has been directed to provide necessary plastic tarpaulins to the affected land owners for protection of their land from further soil erosion due to incessant rainfall.

The detailed report will be submitted to the District Collector North & Divisional Engineer [R&B], it is informed.