Training for Panchayati Raj functionaries at Ravangla


Ravangla, 03 Feb: Three-day Block Level Refresher Training for Panchayati Raj functionaries on local self-governance was organized at Ravangla BAC by State Institute of Rural Development and Rural Development Department. The training was divided into three batches out of which the first batch from Kewzing Bakhim and Ralong Namlung GPU attended the training from 20-22 Feb. Training for the second batch for Legship, Rabong Sangmoo and Rayong Tinkitam GPU was held from 23 to 25 Feb.

The last batch for Barfung Zarong and Borong Phamtam GPU was held from 01 to 03 March. This training was inaugurated by BDO Ravangla BAC, LB Rai as chief guest. Field Facilitator, Uday

Chamling was present as Resource Person who took sessions on Local Self Governance, Sikkim

Panchayat Act 1993, Disaster Management, revenue generation and office management. Trainees were taken for exposure visit to Lungchok Kamerey GPU under Sumbuk BAC, where the panchayat

president, Deoraj Rai gave a presentation. He also highlighted activities and initiatives of the Gram Panchayat. The valedictory programme of the training was held today with BDO Ravangla as chief guest

and Assistant Director Panchayati Raj Ravangla BAC, Sochen Bhutia as special guest. In the valedictory programme, Panchayat Development Assistant (PDA), Borong Phamtam GPU, Som Bahadur Rai placed the field visit report with experience sharing on Office Management. Panchayat Account

Assistant (PAA) Barfung Zarong GPU, Lakpa Tenzing Sherpa shared his experience of the field visit on Own Source of Revenue (OSR). Panchayat Member Sada Ward, Dhan Bahadur Rai and Panchayat Vice President and Panchayat Vice President of Barfung Zarong GPU Sarita Thatal also shared their opinions regarding the training. Certificates were awarded by the chief guest to all the trainees