Zoom Salghari MLA visits Jorethang, scouts sites for setting up SDM office

Jorethang, 22 Nov [IPR]:

Health Minister cum MLA of Zoom Salghari constituency, AK Ghatani,inspected various locations in and around Jorethangin South Sikkim today.

The Minister was accompanied by Sub Divisional Magistrate,Jorethang,Tshering Bhutia, NayabazaarJorethangMunicipal Council Chairperson, TikaGurung, SuperintendingEngineer, Buildings & Housing Department, SonamPBhutia, Divisional Engineer, Urban Development & Housing Department,SantoshRai, Sub Divisional Police Officer,Jorethang,SonamWangdi, Range Officer [Territorial], Forest Department, BenuKRai, Surveyor, Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department, DB Rasaily, alongside contractors, Junior Engineers, staff and field functionaries of concerned departments.

At the onset of the inspection, the team led by MrGhatanivisited the SaiMandir premises at DaraGaonin Jorethang where he handed over grant-in-aid certificate to the managing committee of SaiMandir.

It may be mentioned here, the Minister had handedover sanction order of financial assistance of Rs5lakh to the managing committee of SaiMandirand sanction order of Rs 2 lakh each to eight different religious institutions on 21 Nov.

The financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh was sanctioned in the form of Grant-in-Aid to each centre located in his constituency. The proposals were submitted to Chief Minister PawanChamling during his 32-day Jana Samparka-Jana SammanAbhiyan earlier this year.

While interacting with the members of the SaiMandircommittee today, MrGhatani said that the sanctioned money should be widely utilised for the construction, upkeep and development of BalVikash Centre.

Shortly after, MrGhatanivisited GairiGaon area, hospital premises, warehouse of Food Department, bus & truck terminus, power guest house and various sites of Government quarters in and around Jorethang Bazaar.

Thereafter, the inspection team including the Minister scouted potential sites for setting up SDM office alongside guest house, court complex and school auditorium. The team also took detailed stock of all developmental works and ongoing projects in the sub-division.

During the site visit, MrGhatani issued clear directives to the representatives of concerned departments and contractors for prompt compliance and commitment in completion of projects under their supervision. He also directed the officials to ensure efficacious course of action to render uninterrupted service to the public.