Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad interacted with the government officials of West Sikkim at the Bhanu Salig, Kyongsa on the second and final day of his West Sikkim tour on Wednesday, an official release issued on Thursday stated.
The district collector along with SP (west), ADC (west) and HoDs of different departments were present in the interaction programme.
The Governor addressed the gathering of government officials and guests with his words of encouragement and advised them that their role as officials of the district is an important one.
He also congratulated them for their respective roles in making Sikkim known not only to India but the entire world.
The Governor advised the officials that their responsibility to the people and the State is huge and that their services would affect the future of Sikkim.
Hence they must work with more enthusiasm and create newer milestones for the West district as well as for Sikkim and the country.
He mainly stressed on how the departments should be more involved in multiplying the agricultural and the horticultural produce of the State using various tools and techniques made available to them.
The Governor advised them to find the right market to sell the surplus organic produce and generate more income for their economic stability.
He further advised the Deputy Commissioner to hold similar meetings of district officials to understand the progress of the district and also visit rural areas more often to understand their perils and work out the possible solutions.
The programme was conducted for the Governor to see and understand the district machinery at work and how the district was progressing.
During the programme, various departmental heads presented their works in form of a Power Point presentation to the Governor briefly explaining him about their different projects and works in the district.