New Delhi, 13 Jun (IPR):
Chief Minister, Prem SinghTamang (Golay) who is in Delhi to attend the meeting of NITI Aayog metUnion Minister of State (Independent Charge) of New & RenewableEnergy, Power, Raj Kumar Singh in his office and congratulatedhim on assuming the charge of the Ministry.
The Union Minister expressedthat mini hydropower projects can play a critical role in thedevelopment of the Nation in general and Sikkim in particular. However,he expressed his concern about the non-existence of Mini Hydro ProjectPolicy of Sikkim State and thus he urged the Chief Minister toexpedite the process and bring the policy in place.
He also expressed his concern over the implementation of the TeestaStage IV Hydel Project and urged the State Government to hold publicmeetings and facilitate the entire process.
MrTamang also called on the Union Minister for Health &Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan on 12 Jun, 2019 at New Delhi.
The Chief Minister congratulated him on assuming the office ofthe Union Minister for the second term. On the other hand the UnionMinister congratulated the Chief Minister and the people of Sikkim.
The Chief Minister highlighted some of the important issuesrelated to the New STNM Hospital.