Press Release from Additional Political Secretary to HCM East

Gangtok, September 28: A review meeting on the status of Sikkim Garib Aawas Yojana (SGAY) was conducted at Parakha Block Administrative Centre (BAC), today. Area Incharge Gnathang- Machong Shri Tshering Bhutia graced the occasion as Chief Guest. ADC Development Pakyong Shri Tenzing Denzongpa along with few dignitaries were also present.

There are 56 beneficiaries under Parakha BAC, out of which, grade slabs have been done in 15 houses, 3 houses have casting column work, 5 houses have slabs on progress, 10 houses have completed slab work, 9 houses have brickworks etc. and plastering/sanitation water supply works etc have been completed in 10 houses.

It was also informed in the meeting that the three houses belonging to Mohan Rai, Tensung Bhutia and Ram Bahadur Chettri have not been started yet.

During the interactive session, it was noticed that Mohan Rai’s and Tensung Bhutia’s houses were facing problems due to carriage and transportation to which it was decided that the Mungipa Trade Link will take up their construction works and be completed by March 2022. The problem faced by one beneficiary, Ram Bahadur Chettri was also settled and the construction work would be started immediately.

The beneficiaries present expressed their gratitude to Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang for providing with SGAY scheme as a token of care towards the genuine people.

Shri Tshering Bhutia extended gratitude to the Chief Minister for this noble initiative and also asked the beneficiaries and Panchayat members present to work in coordination for its timely completion.

Additional Political Secretary to HCM East, personally Shri Tshering Wangchuk Lepcha thanked Parakha BDO Dhri Pradeep Gurung and the entire team of Parakha BAC for organising the successful programme.

The meeting was attended by the following Panchayats, namely Manoj Rai (Panchayat President, Nim Tshering Bhutia Panchayat member (Gangyap ward), Damber Singh (V.President, Linkey), Bindya Psd Sharma (Riwa Machong), Dilli Ram Sharma, Palzang Ringzin Sherpa, Budha Gurung, Denka Bhutia, Sita Rai Bhutia and Gayatri Rai.

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