Ad-hoc HeeBermiok Tourism Association formed

Rudra Kaushik

Gyalshing, 21 Jan:

The tourism wing of Sikkim KrantikariMorcha party convened a meeting today at HeePatal under GyalshingBermiok constituency in West Sikkim.

The meeting was chaired by general secretary of the state level tourism wing of SKM, Ganesh Chettri. Also present were constituency level president of SKM tourism wing,SanbirSubba, and tourism stakeholders of GyalshingBermiok constituency.

Various aspects of tourism development in GyalshingBermiok constituency with collective effort and participation of the youth were some of the topics brought forth and discussed in the meeting. HeeBermiok Tourism Association, an ad-hoc working body was also formed in the meeting.

The ad-hoc association will work to promote and propagate the tourism potential of GyalshingBermiok constituency through collective effort. Area MLA and Agriculture Minister,Loknath Sharma will head the association as the chief patron along with Barun Sharma as the president.

Similarly, Meena Sharma was appointed as vice president andNirenTamang as general secretary of the association. The members of the newly formed association assured to work for development and upliftment of tourism sector in GyalshingBermiok constituency.

Tourism spoke about the need for promotion and encouragement in development of homestay tourism in rural areas of the constituency so that the benefits of the tourism sector can reach the villagers as well. The tourism stakeholders also pressed for providing opportunity and support to the youth so that they can be self-reliant.