Honorable Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad laid the foundation stone of Centre for Training and Demonstration of Bamboo Products and Sustainable Structures in a special function at Raj Bhavan.

Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad laid the foundation stone of Centre for Training and Demonstration of Bamboo Products and Sustainable Structures in a special function at Raj Bhavan.

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Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim

 

PRESS RELEASE

Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad today laid the foundation stone of Centre for Training and Demonstration of Bamboo Products and Sustainable Structures in a special function at Raj Bhavan. Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling was present as special guest. The function had the presence of Chief Secretary A.K Srivastava, Addl. Chief Secretary to Governor Dr K Jayakumar, Secretaries and heads of departments, Panchayats and public of NaveyShotak GPU in East Sikkim among other invitees.

It may be mentioned that the centre, which was scheduled to  be inaugurated by Hon’ble Vice President of India today, is established as a centre for capacity building on the extensive use and promotion of  bamboo products and developing technology for the use of bamboo as sustainable  building material in line with the State’s green policy.

Smt. Neelam Manjunath, a consultant and expert of bamboo technology from Bangalore provided the insight into the concept and technology through various exhibits and products displayed during the function.   

Later, in another function held at Old Raj Bhavan, Hon’ble Governor accompanied by Hon’ble Chief Minister, launched  Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukharjee Chair for Sustainable Development established by ICFAI University Sikkim.

 

 

Deputy Secretary (PR) to Governor                                                                                                                           

SKM/GOV/DS(PR)/2019/12                          

25th  February, 2019