Press Release from the office of Social Welfare Department

Namchi,26th November: The Distribution of vegetable Seeds and Allied Components under SCA to SCSP for Scheduled Castes Sub-Plan 2019-20 to SC Beneficiaries was done to 9 BPL households of Manglay Ward, Ben-Namphing GPU, Temi-Namphing Constituency, South Sikkim through Welfare Division, Social Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim. The one set of the beneficiary schemes included Water Tank (1000 ltrs), Poly Pipe, Agro net, Kitchen Garden tools set, Shovel(Belcha), Garden Fork (Kata), Water Spray, Gloves 1Set, 6 Different HYV Vegetables Seeds as assistance for their agricultural growth and income.

The distribution programme was initiated by the Welfare Division Namchi guided by Mr Kyondit Lepcha, Welfare Officer, South.

In his short address, he also highlighted various schemes and programmes being implemented by the Sikkim Government through his department, like Scholarship schemes for SC, ST, OBC, EBC and Minority students where maximum underprivileged students can be benefitted through this scheme, and the provision of various Skill Development training for SC community. He also informs that there are many such kinds of beneficiary distribution programmes been scheduled throughout the various areas under South District in the coming days. Lastly, WO in his address requested the beneficiary for proper use of such benefits in order to improve their economic condition through agriculture.

The programme was attended by Mrs Man Maya Kami, Ward Panchayat as Chief Guest, WO South, WI Mon Hang Limboo, UDC BB Rasaily, the general public and beneficiaries.

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