Honorable Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad visited Sikkim Khadi and Village Industries Board at Deorali, Gangtok on 3rd December 2018.

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Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

  Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad today visited Sikkim Khadi and Village Industries Board at Deorali, Gangtok. He was accompanied by Mayor Gangtok Municipal Corporation,Shri Shakti Singh Chaudhari on the occasion.

On arrival at SKVIB Bhavan at Deorali, Hon’ble Governor was received by Chief Executive Officer, SKVIB Shri GyurmieYousal and other officials of the board. The CEO  apprised the Hon’ble Governor about the initiatives and activities being carried out by the board in the State. Hon’ble Governor  was then escorted to the stalls of Khadi products prepared by various units in the State.

In a brief interaction with the officials of the board, Hon’ble Governor stressed on the need to promote Khadi among the rural masses as a sustainable means of  livelihood and said that Khadi is a symbol of our economic self-reliance and independence. Khadi being directly related to the rural artisans and entrepreneurs, must be developed with holistic approach and proper marketing strategies for the products prepared, Hon’ble Governor further said.

Earlier on the day, Hon’ble Governor also paid a visit to MG Marg Gangtok and interacted with the traders.

 

                                                                                                Deputy Secretary (PR) to Governor

SKM/GOV/DS(PR)/2018/106

3rdDecember, 2018