Sikkim Legislative Assembly deputy speaker and area MLA Sangay Lepcha today went to a Gram Sabha held at Yuksam GPU. The meeting held under the chairmanship of panchayat VP Rinchen Lepcha was additionally attended by SDM Sonam Rinchen Lepcha, gram panchayat members, heads of line departments heads and public.
At the outset, village administrative assistant Khabindra Gurung put the advancement report of the GPU. Panchayat VP informed individuals about different plans taken up through GPU and affirmed to work pair with State government to quicken the pace of improvement in GPU.
SDM Sonam Rinchen Lepcha communicated that the constituency is setting an example by holding gram sabhas at every GPU within the sight of territory MLA and concerned public.
Talking on the issue of subletting permit to the non-local people, SDM clarified that according to the notification brought out by the State government, the training should be stopped considering about the nearby interests and advantage of local individuals. On the tourism sector, the SDM squeezed for development of the tourism-based facilities and administrations. Tourism can play a medium through which issue of unemployment can be tended to, he said.
In an open interactive session, the people of various wards of the GPU set number of requests including foundation of nationalized banks and ATM facilities. Individuals opine that they need to go 30-35 kilometers to avail the banking facilities.
Different issues prevalent in the GPU were additionally talked about in the sabha. On the issue of exchange permit subletting, the gram sabha passed a resolution to annul such practices and has bid the non-local traders and businessmen of the constituency to close their shops and business establishments within December 2019. The gram panchayat unit has looked for the State's administration intervention in the matter.
Deputy Speaker Sangay Lepcha asserted that he would put every one of the requests and complaints of the people of the constituency in the forthcoming Assembly session. He additionally kept up that State has another legislature and individuals should have patience. "Individuals of the State will witness a dawn of new period as far as advancement, progress and thriving. SKM government has prioritised development of all the sectors and we need public support for proper implementation of schemes and projects in the State,” he said.