Union Minister for Women & Child Development, Maneka Gandhi calls on the Chief Minister of Sikkim Pawan Chamling at his official residence at Mintogang on Monday.
While extending a warm welcome in Sikkim, the CM apprised about some of the key initiatives of the State Government especially in the light of Sustainable Development Goals.
Union Minister commended Sikkim for its exemplary leadership in Organic Farming. She made a special mention about the propagation of Orchids of Sikkim and suggested that Sikkim should now look into areas like cloning and explore avenues where Orchids can be of use, such as jewellery, etc.
She suggested that Orchids of Sikkim can be sent to places like Mumbai for the same.
Complimenting the CM for his laudable initiatives and consistent leadership, the Union Minister stated that Pawan Chamling is probably the best Chief Minister in the country. She also lauded the unique environmental initiatives taken by the Government of Sikkim and made a particular mention of all-round hygiene and cleanliness in the State.