Gyalshing: Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang yesterday laid the foundation stone of an eco-tourism pilgrimage complex at Dodak under Daramdin Constituency in West Sikkim.
Addressing the gathering, Tamang expressed his gratitude towards those whose endeavors for Vrindavan has become reality and for the success of the program.
He mentioned that the Vrindaban will be an eco-tourism pilgrimage. He announced that Urgyen Choeling monastery of Dodak would meet its demand in the coming future which he visited earlier.
He also mentioned about the Covid-19 vaccine declaration meeting which was attended earlier under the direction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Denying the rumours of the imposition of yet another lockdown in the state, he stated that State government is working continuously to tackle the pandemic situation of Sikkim, which currently has one of the worst COVID fatality rates in the country.
Tamang further informed about the increasing infection of kidney and cancer patients in the state and informed that a cancer hospital is being established at Karfectar in South Sikkim.
He also mentioned about the Dialysis Centre and ICU at Gangtok, Namchi and Gyalshing.
He further added about the recent operation done at Namchi and added that people will avail health facilities in their respective district itself.
He announced that health sector and agriculture sector will be the government's priority and without compromising on health sector all the subdivision would have best facilities. He further announced that in future if vaccine of Covid-19 will be made, the State government will distribute it free of cost to the people Sikkim.
He assured to provide specialist doctors to district hospitals where all type of illness would be treated within state.
He further assured to provide full infrastructure to Chakung Science College which will fall under centre of excellence. He stated that the State government is working on the long term development of the state.
Tamang also mentioned about the production incentives for those who produces more agriculture product to motivate the farmers.
He stressed on start-up loan for the unemployed and discussed on 35% subsidy on loan. He also stressed on the mega project for homestay which should be fully traditional and informed that the government will extend all possible support for the structure of five rooms. He later asked the tourism department to look after the said matters.
He later mentioned that in coming year, the government will conduct interviews for those who are seeking for suitable jobs to reduce lack of manpower. He further mentioned that development will be done in each and every constituency. He further talked about One Rank One Pension and assured to implement soon.
During the program, the Chief Minister felicitated the seventeen people of Dodak who donated land for Vrindavan.
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