Govt officials trained on facilitating ease of doing business in Sikkim


Gangtok, 22 Sept: A five-day training workshop on “Ease of Doing Business” concluded today at the Tourism Department conference hall here with 15 department and state agencies whose officials were trained at the workshop, making online presentation via video-conferencing to the CM about their road-maps to deliver ease of doing business and streamlining online services. The workshop was held in

collaboration with National Informatics Centre, a press release from the Tourism Department informs.

The workshop sought to reiterate the importance of services to be delivered online for industries, firms,

entrepreneurs, enterprises and societies in the course of their establishment, conduct of operations, submitting compliances and pursuing their mandate for providing products/ services and contributing

to the economy of the State, the release explains. 70 officials from 15 Departments and state agencies attended the workshop and were trained on conceptualizing, designing and developing Digital Software Applications for online operations for the ease of industries, establishments and firms investing and operating in Sikkim. The scope of the workshop was further expanded to include citizen-friendly roll out of online services to make it possible for rural folk to get some basic official work completed online at neighbourhood citizen service centres. The release adds that the vision of the Chief Minister to reach internet connectivity and e-enabling services at the Block level was highlighted

during the workshop. Senior NIC officers shared their perspective on how the EoDB agenda can be implemented using NIC services and platform. Dr K Jayakumar, Additional Chief Secretary, had earlier shared the manner in which process flow design, enterprise architecture of solution can be developed and also how software design can be developed using unified modified language and user stories. The officials who completed the workshop received certificates attesting Level-1 competency standards for

EoDB implementation. Medhari Skills University also participated by sharing their inputs and offering a post graduate level MBA course in Enterprise Operations Management for those Officers who are interested, the release adds. CM chairs meeting for Film City at Yangang Gangtok, 22 Sept [IPR]: Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang chaired a meeting convened to discuss the proposed Film City at Yangang and the Global Film Festival scheduled for December later this year. The meetig, held

at the CM’s official residence, Mintokgang, was attended by Minister, Tourism and Civil Aviation

Department, BS Panth, Advisor, IPR Department, Birendra Tamling, Chairperson, Sikkim Film

Promotion Board, Pooja Sharma, Secretary, IPR Department, Siporah G Targain, Principal Chief Engineer, Tourism and CA Department, Prakash Chettri, Director, IPR Department, Benu

Gurung, and other officials. A detailed presentation on the project was made before the Chief Minister.

The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of both the Departments and the Sikkim Film Promotion Board and suggested ‘Eco Heritage Film Village’ as the name for the upcoming infrastructure. On the occasion, the Chief Minister released a book, ‘Sikkim - 100 Film Shooting Destinations’, produced by the Sikkim Film Promotion Board. A documentary film, ‘Bhumchu,’ produced by the IPR Department

was also screened on the occasion.