Cabinet Sanctions

July 6, 2018

Gangtok, 05 Jul:

A cabinet meeting held today at Samman Bhawan decided to increase the reservation in jobs for Scheduled Castes (SC) from 4% to 5%.

The cabinet further approved/sanctioned the following proposals.

ENERGY AND POWER DEPARTMENT

1. Approval of draft Sikkim State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Recruitment and Conditions of Service of Employees) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT

2. Approval and sanction of Rs57,83,000 for expanding Sonam Tshering Marg (Kazi Road) from Keepsa Hotel to Power Station, Gangtok.

3. Approval and sanction of Rs 63 lakh as Central Share and transfer Rs 25.20 lakh as first installment for construction of 42 new houses under Beneficiary -Led Construction at Namchi under  Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Housing for All (Urban).

4. Approval and sanction of Rs 3, 99, 99,000 for construction of Open Car Park and allied facilities at Namthang.

5. Approval and sanction of Rs 1, 99, 35,000 for infrastructure development and beautification of Tashiding Bazaar.

6. Approval and sanction of Rs 1330 lakh for implementing projects approved under State Annual Action Plan under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).

ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT

7. Approval and sanction of Rs1,79, 66,813 for up-gradation of Aritar to Hathichirey road (1.5KM) under Pakyong Sub-Division.

8. Approval and sanction of Rs 1, 77, 21,410 for construction of diversion road from Yangang to Helipad PMGSY road.

TOURISM AND CIVIL AVIATION DEPARTMENT

9. Approval of draft Sikkim Tourism Policy 2018.

10. Approval and sanction of Rs 68,23,000 for implementation of Technology Up-gradation Project  by Sikkim Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd. Under the project, handloom-looms and their accessories are distributed to 455 beneficiary weavers during the project period of three yeaRs

FOREST, ENVIRONMENT AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

11. Approval and sanction of Rs 191.14 lakh for implementation of Management Action Plan for Conservation and Management of Khecheopalri Wetland in West District under National Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Eco-System.

12. Approval and sanction of Rs 310 lakh for implementation  of Management Action Plan for conservation and management of Tamzey Wetland in North/East District under National Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Eco-System.

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES & VETERINARY SERVICES

13. Approval and sanction of Rs 03 crores  for construction of trout rearing-cum-production farm at Temchi, North Sikkim under BADP.

14. Approval and sanction of Rs 49, 57,110 for distribution of 88 buffalo heifers under State Earmarked Schemes for 2018-19.

15. Approval and sanction of Rs 99,34,395  for distribution of 173 Milch cows, chemical free feed, milking cans etc  under State Earmarked Schemes for 2018-19.

RURAL MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

16. Approval and sanction of Rs 30.41 lakh for construction of 2.50 M RCC culvert along the PMGSY road from Lower Dorop to Assangthang, South Sikkim.

17. Approval and sanction of Rs 3020.76 lakh   to be released as grants-in-aid to SIRD, SRDA, Zilla and Gram Panchayats.

18. Approval and sanction of Rs 133.64 lakh   for restoration of damaged PMGSY road from Lower Rumbuk to Moonewgoan to be met from State fund.

SOCIAL JUSTICE EMPOWERMENT AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT

19. Approval and sanction of Rs 02 crores  for providing supplementary nutrition to Anganwadi Centres  and Child Care Institutes  under State Special Nutrition Programme.

20. Approval and sanction of Rs 01 crore and transfer the same to Sikkim State Child Development Society for construction of 204 Anganwadi  Centres.

21. Approval and sanction of Rs 1199.20 lakh for the projects sanctioned under Multi-Sectoral Development Programme.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND HERITAGE

22. Approval and sanction of Rs10 crore for construction of Shakti Sthal at Mungram, South Sikkim.

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

23. Approval and sanction of Rs 31,88,494   for construction of six- roomed school building at Rongli Junior High School.

TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT

24. Approval and sanction of Rs 2, 29, 47,804 for acquisition of three 9 KL Tankers and four 19- seater AC luxury buses.

FINANCE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE DEPARTMENT

25. Approval and sanction of Rs152.42 lakh for development of new Sikkim Integrated Management System Version 2.0 duly replacing the existing Sikkim Integrated Financial Management System.

26. Approval and sanction of Rs 25.84 lakh for OFC- Network Connectivity services on rental basis for running of live Sikkim Integrated Financial Management System.

ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT

27. Approval for dissemination of information through signboards and milestones/kilometer posts in English, Devnagari and State Language of the majority community in a particular area. For example, in Dzongu, apart from English, signboards will also be in  Devnagiri and Lepcha language.

HOME DEPARTMENT

28. Approval and sanction of Rs18, 66,644 for construction of additional barracks and toilets for IRBn at Wazirabad, New Delhi.

SOCIAL JUSTICE EMPOWERMENT AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT

29. Approval and sanction of Rs 69.66 lakh for implementation of National Nutrition Mission.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT

30. Approval and sanction of the following with regard to Gangtok Smart City to be implemented by M/S Gangtok Smart City Limited:

i. Approval and sanction of Rs 555.50 crores.

ii. Approval and sanction to transfer the amount of Rs 17 crores to the account of Gangtok Smart City Development Limited (GSCDL).

iii. Approval and sanction to transfer the subsequent release of the Smart City Grant from MoH &UA, GOI amounting to Rs483cores to the account of GSCDL.

 

HEALTH CARE, HUMAN SERVICES & FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT

31. Implementation of State flagship programmes (Sikkim State Illness Assistance Fund & Mukhya Mantri Jeewan Raksha Kosh), Grants -in-aid to various Councils amounting to  Rs 29 lakh, Rs125 lakh and Rs 571 lakh respectively and approval and sanction to withdraw the amount for credit to the captioned schemes account .

32. Approval and sanction of Rs 37,67, 627   for procurement of laboratory equipments and apparatus for Government Pharmacy College at Sajong, Rumtek.

33. Approval and sanction of Rs 6,72,45,292 towards land acquisition for exit road of Multi-  Speciality Hospital at Sochakgang, Sichey.

SOCIAL JUSTICE EMPOWERMENT AND WELFARE DEPARTMENT

34. Approval and sanction of Rs662.76 lakh for implementation of schemes under Integrated Child Protection Scheme.

35. Approval and sanction of Rs721.16 lakh for construction of Old Age Home (Jyestha Nagrik Sewa Samman Kendra) at Mangan.

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL, ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS, TRAINING AND PUBLIC GRIEVANCES

36. Approval for revision of Grade Pay for the post of Stenographer Grade-III, II and I at par with the corresponding posts in other Services.

HEALTH CARE, HUMAN SERVICES & FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT

37. Approval and sanction of Rs500 lakh towards payment of monthly honorarium to Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA).

LAND REVENUE AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

38. Approval of Draft Bill -The Sikkim Regulation of Transfer of Land (Second Amendment) Bill, 2018  so as to protect the rights and ownership of agricultural land of the Sherpa Community from alienation.

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