CM’s month-long Jan Sampark Abhiyan concludes in Lingmoo

Namchi, 30 Jun [IPR]:

The final day of Chief Minister Pawan Chamling’s 32-day Jan Sampark Abhiyan was held for Rangang-Yangang and Lingmoo, South Sikkim at Greenvale Academy playground in Lingmoo, South Sikkim today.

The CM was accompanied by Speaker SLA, KN Rai, MP Lok Sabha, PD Rai, Cabinet Ministers, Chairmans, Advisors, Zilla members, Panchayats, students and the public of the constituency.

It may be mentioned here, the CM's tour which commenced on 02 Apr from North District is aimed at understanding and addressing the grievances of the public at grass root level. It is also a phenomenal exercise of the State Government which intends to take stock of ground realities and address the issues at grassroot level alongside appraising the people on the policies, programmes, welfare measures and other developmental activities.

Addressing the gathering, the CM traced back the start of Jan Sampark Abhiyan earlier in Apr and how during that time, the entire State Government machinery met and interacted with the public.

He deliberated that it is the virtue of the State Government to work with complete determination for the holistic upliftment of the general public. He also mentioned that the State Government has amplified its aims and objectives for the convenience of its citizens and created a roadmap in elevation of their socio-economic status.

A series of announcements were made during the programme by the CM. Deliberation will be done at the earliest to transform the Sikkim State University as ‘State Green University’; specialized subjects will be included in the curriculum at college level in order to skill the students according to the changing demands of the global world; free education for Sikkimese students in State medical college at Sokeythang, Gangtok; BPL senior citizens will be provided with hearing aid and dentures; amendment in Sikkim Succession Act, 2008 will be passed during the ensuing Assembly session; new roads will be sanctioned in one month's time; jhora protection works will commence; building of churches, temples and monasteries will be embarked upon at the earliest; DPR will be made depending on the primacy of the work; and qualitative implementation of work by the concerned stakeholders were some of the announcements.

The CM highlighted the diverse amalgamation of infrastructure expansion such as establishment of Sikkim University, road upgradation that has been brought about in Rangang-Yangang and Lingmoo. He also spoke in detail of the comprehensive progress which the general public will gain after the building of Sikkim University and Skywalk Project at Bhaleydhunga in Yangang.

He further urged the citizens of Sikkim to reshape their thinking process as that of people living in the developed countries of the world which is possible through the accumulation of experience, formation of substantial priorities and dignity of labour. He also extolled that Sikkim is the only State in the country to be exempted from Income Tax.

The CM informed that the State Government has provided free medical assistance to the public and urged people to make use of the various health schemes.

Earlier, the CM laid the foundation stone for the up-gradation of eight-room school building at Lingmoo Kolthang Senior Secondary School.

During the course of the programme, the CM was felicitated by the students of Lingmoo Senior Secondary School and Greenvale Academy for his unwavering efforts in raising the prestige of the State in domestic as well as in international arena.