Honorable Governor Shri Ganga Prasad attends Chanakya Vartas Purvottar Parisamvad through webinar.

 

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Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

Gangtok, July 3: Honorable Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad attended valedictory function of  a three day event Chanakya Varta  Purvottar Parisamvad through webinar. Three days event Chanakyavarta, New Delhi.

In his address, Honorable Governor acknowledged and appreciated the State government and frontline worriers for responding proactively and boldly in tackling the Coronavirus pandemic timely in better way. All necessary precautionary measures were taken by the Sikkim Government from the very beginning which helped the State to handle the crisis situation till May 23.

 

He appreciated selfless efforts putforth by the frontline worriers of Sikkim and exhorted their dedication for discharging their duty. All necessary precautionary measures were taken by the Sikkim Government from the very beginning which helped the State to handle the crisis situation effectively to a large extent

 

Through webinar address, Honorable Governor informed about the homage programme for slain soldiers

Veeron Ko Naman where Sikkim government paid tribute to the Indian soldiers who were martyred in the  recent standoff at Galwan valley in Ladakh. Honorable Governor complemented the State government for honouring the brave soldiers for their sacrifice. He further said that Indian soldiers is capable to guard the nation and assured that people of Sikkim should not worry, Indian Government will protect our territory at any cost.

 

Speaking on Organic farming, Honorable Governor lauded farmers of Sikkim and government for expansion of organic farming. With the practises of Orgnaic farming Sikkim scaled new heights of development while keeping environment protected and it also transformed the agricultural sector into better remuneration. Organic farming has shown the way to the world. It will boost the economy of north-eastern states " said Honorable Governor.

 

Honorable Governor  highlighted Sikkim’s success in the field of sustainable tourism practices and environmental ecology.

 

Through live webinar Union Health Minister of State, Aswini Kumar Choubey, ex- Defence Secretary, Yogendra Narain, faculty from Sikkim Central University, officials from Sikkim Education department, farmers and social workers also participated.