Gangtok, 28 Jan:
SNT Drivers and Conductors Association, Gangtok Branch, felicitated six retired drivers and four retired conductors of the department at a picnic held in Ranipool on Sunday.
On the occasion, the association felicitated retired drivers MK Chettri, Karma Lodey Bhutia, Subash Subba, Tashi Norbu Bhutia, Pradeep Rai and Hem Bahadur Chettri and retired conductors Dilliram Sharma, CP Sharma, Laxuman Pradhan and Ganesh Bahadur Chettri.
The felicitated retirees were presented Letters of Appreciation, gold rings and cash by the chief guest and other guests. On the occasion, the association has also felicitated the retired DGM NT Bhutia of the department.
The programme had SNT General Manager, ST Bhutia, as the chief guest.
In his address, Mr Bhutia mentioned that all officials and employees of SNT have made immense contributions towards the remarkable achievements made by SNT in the last four years.
He expressed his gratitude to all officials and employees of the department for their contributions and further encouraged them to continue working as a family.
President of the association, Deven Rai, appealed to all drivers and conductors to continue with their sincere commitment to their responsibilities and duties in the service of the people.