Soreng, 20 Sept (IPR): The foundation stone laying ceremony program for the construction of Indoor Gymnasium building at Soreng was conducted by the Sports and Youth Affairs Department at Soreng, West Sikkim.
MLA, Aditya Golay attended the program as chief guest. He was accompanied by Political Secretary to CM, Jacob Khaling along with Secretary of Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Kuber Bhandari, Director, NK Pradhan and Addl Chief Engineers, Hari Shanker Sharma and Shanti Tamang along with other Engineers from Sports and Youth Affairs Department.
Addressing the gathering MLA Soreng Chakung appreciated the project funded by Khelo India. He mentioned that the Project when completed would cater to the needs of young and talented players of not just the Soreng-Chakung Sub Division but the State as well.
He encouraged the Sports Department to nurture new talents and make the state proud through their collaborative efforts and hard work. He also congratulated extended his best wishes to the Secretary and the engineering wing for their works.
The Secretary presented the welcome address where he briefed the gathering on the stipulated cost of the project and the vision of the department for the following years.
The Project consists of facility for Multi Purpose Indoor Games with accommodation facility for 20 Boys and 20 Girls for residential Events. The cost of the project is Rs 7.90 crore and is stipulated to be completed within 18 months under the contractor Santosh Sharma.