Gangtok MLA inaugurates Pop Up Pasal’s pre-event
Gangtok, 18 Sept:
The pre-event of the first pop-up shopping, fun, food and kids festival of the State, “Pop Up Pasal,” was held here on 17 Sept with Gangtok MLA, Pintso Chopel, inaugurating Pop Up Pasal’s floating balloon here at Titanic Park.
In his address, Mr Chopel encouraged youth to take keener interest in entrepreneurship. He expressed happiness over Pop Up Pasal’s initiative towards generating employment opportunities for locals and giving them a chance to network with various vendors from across the nation.
It may be mentioned here, Pop Up Pasal is an initiative of a team of women with a strong belief in “Empowered Empowers”. The event is supported by Government of Sikkim and other enthusiasts of the city. The fest is scheduled to be held from 30 Sept to 02 Oct at Ridge Park in Gangtok.
Speaking to SummitTimes, event consultant, Dichen Paden Saring, said, “This is an opportunity for the locals to interact with various brands and labels from all over India to benefit for their future endeavours. It is also designed to give the young entrepreneurs of the State a platform to put up their work in an open market. We look forward to gift happiness to the city with 35 pop up stalls, 20 food stalls, a dedicated toddlers and kids zone, live stage performances and activities along with pet friendly environment with a health camp and grooming centre. We are working towards developing a committee of empowered women to provide ideas, required guidance and funds for the talented youth of the State”.