Cabinet Meeting update

Gangtok, 27 Nov (IPR):

Cabinet Meeting was held at Tashiling Secretariat, Gangtok, Sikkimon 25 Nov, 2020 wherein the following decision were approved by the government:

Roads and Bridges Department:

Administrative approval of Rs.155,97,82,000/- (Rupees one hundred and fifty-five crore, ninety-seven lakhs and eighty-two thousand only) and additional financial sanction of Rs.27,96,29,000/- (Rupees twenty-seven crores ninety-six lakhs and twenty-nine thousand only) for up-gradation of carpeting of Namchi-Phongla–Mamring road in South Sikkim.

Administrative approval of Rs.22,98,76,000/-(Rupees twenty-two crores ninety-eight lakhs seventy-six thousand only) and additional financial sanction of Rs.11,94,43,000/-(Rupees eleven crores ninety-four lakhs and forty-three thousand only) for the construction of link road from Lower Payong to Middle Lingee via Lower Lingee under Yangang sub-division in South Sikkim.

Agriculture Department:

Approval and financial sanction of Rs.2,22,22,000/- (Rupees two crores twenty-two lakhs twenty-two thousand only) for the implementation of Rain fed Area Development (RAD) scheme during current financial year 2020–21.

Home Department:

Approval for creation of a post of Confidential Assistant (CA) in the Level 9 of the Pay Matrix of the Sikkim Government Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2018 in the Chief Secretary’s Office under Home Department.

Department of Personnel:

Approval of the Terms and Conditions of deputation of State Government employees to Public Undertakings, autonomous bodies or other bodies wholly or partially owned and controlled by the Government of Sikkim.

Social Justice and Welfare Department:

Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs.3,50,00,000/- (Rupees three crore fifty lakhs only) for Construction of OBC Girls Hostel at Government Degree College at Burtuk in East Sikkim.

Horticulture Department:

Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs.54,36,000/-(Rupees fifty-four lakhs thirty-six thousand only) for construction of boundary fence at Government Horticulture Farm, Majhitar in East Sikkim.

Home Department:

Approval to constitute a Board named “Sikkim Film Promotion Board” and amend the Sikkim (Allocation of Business) (Amendment) Rules, 2019 and placed it under the administrative control of Information and Public Relation Department.

Department of Personnel:

269.13 Approval to amend Rule 9 and Rule 10 of Sikkim Government Servant’s Conduct Rules, 1981 regarding insertion of electronic media, public media including social media websites.

Culture Department:

269.15 Administrative approval of Rs.6,38,64,000/-(Rupees six hundred thirty-eight lakhs sixty-four thousand only) and financial sanction of Rs.2,00,00,000/- (Rupees two crore) for construction of LebumbaPungwa Ne Ing Yuk Him (Manghim) at Darap in West Sikkim.

Department of Personnel:

269.16 Approval of the procedure for determination of the Date of Initial appointment of temporary employees (Muster Roll) under Urban Development Department for the purpose of grant of terminal benefits.

Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services:

269.17 Administrative approval and financial sanction of the following with regards to establishment of New Multispecies modern abattoir at Gyaba, Gyalshing in West Sikkim:

i. Approval and sanction of the project costing Rs.3,49,95,000/-(Rupees three crores forty-nine lakhs and ninety-five thousand only).

ii. Approval and sanction of additional amount of State share of Rs.593.83 lakhs (Rupees five crore ninety-three lakhs eighty-three thousand only).

iii. Approval to transfer Rs.12,42,43,000/-(Rupees twelve crores forty-two lakhs and forty-three thousand only) as State share to Escrow account maintained by SLP &DC Ltd.

Skill Development Department:

Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs.72,00,000/-(Rupees seventy-two lakhs only) as Central Share for implementation of Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE) Scheme in the State of Sikkim.

En-bloc administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs.2,39,00,000/- (Rupees two crores thirty-nine lakhs only) for implementing Skill Development Trainings under State Grant-in-aid.

Administrative approval and en-bloc financial sanction of Rs.1,98,00,000/- (Rupees one crore ninety-eight lakhs only) for implementation of Skill Acquisition and Knowledge for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) in the State of Sikkim.

Roads and Bridges Department:

Approval to amend the Notification.No.515/R&B/PWD/Secy Dated 12.06.2018 pertaining to eligibility criteria of Contractors for E-Tendering of works.