Cabinet approves series of demands and proposals

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Following are some of the decisions taken by the Cabinet in the meeting held on 5th March 2019:-

HOME DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.23, 53, 488/- for purchase of Marco Polo Bus for State Central Jail, Rongyek.

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES AND VETERINARY SERVICES

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.1,99,98,228/- for distribution of 386 heifer cows and 132 heifer buffaloes, chemical free feed, mineral mixture etc in 29 constituencies and to beneficiaries under Sangha.

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES AND VETERINARY SERVICES

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.43,48,000/- for implementation of Phase-II of rural backyard poultry development under National Livestock Mission.

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, LIVESTOCK, FISHERIES AND VETERINARY SERVICES

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs 25 lakhs for implementation of 2nd phase of Poultry Mission –IV.

COMMERCE AND INDUSTRIES DEPARTMENT

  1. Confirmation of approval and sanction of Rs.21,14,812/- for annual procurement of raw materials, tools and equipments for use in the Training Section of Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom.

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL, ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS, TRAINING AND PUBLIC GRIEVANCES

  1. Approval of cadre revision of Sikkim Subordinate Land Revenue Service by creating 73 additional posts in different categories.
  2. Approval for creation of two posts of Assistant Directors and two posts of Editors under Sikkim State General Service.

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs. 40,19,670/- to be utilized for conducting IT- based capacity building training programme to the officials of State Government at Gangtok by National Institute of Smart Governance.
  2. Confirmation of approval and sanction of Rs. 2,88,16,220/- for implementation of Check Post Management System at Rangpo and Melli Check Posts.

RURAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval for creation of e-Panchayat Cell in the Directorate of Panchayati Raj, duly creating the post of 1 State Coordinator,8 District Coordinators and 1 Office Assistant.
  2. Confirmation of approval and sanction of Rs.2,44,44,000/- for immediate restoration, improvement of road geometrics, providing culverts and reconstruction of drainage system along road from Ranipool to Lower Syari, East Sikkim.

FOOD, CIVIL SUPPLIES & CONSUMER AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval for creation of 1 post of Inspector and 5 posts of Sub-Inspectors under Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department.

ENERGY AND POWER DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.1,21,20,803/- for payment of land and damage compensation for drawing of new 66KV D/C transmission line from LLHP to Tadong 66/KV Sub-Station in East Sikkim(Post facto).
  2. Approval and sanction of Rs.222.81 lakhs as payment of damage compensation for land and other standing properties falling under Right Of Way .
  3. Approval and sanction of Rs.260 lakhs for completion of remodeling of power distribution system at Rangpo Town.

CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND HERITAGE DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval of Rs.75,28,182/- for construction of Limboo Traditional House at Darap, West Sikkim.
  2. Approval and sanction of Rs.52 lakhs as grants-in-aid towards expenditure incurred on conducting short term Buddhist course at Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.
  3. Revised approval of Rs. 1437 lakhs for construction of New Community Centre at Gyalshing.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT

  1. Confirmation of approval and sanction of Rs.972.99 lakhs for construction of parking plaza at Lower Pelling in West Sikkim.
  2. Approval and sanction of Rs.29,97,000/- for construction of footpath from Khani Khola to Bhagay Khola at Majitar in East Sikkim.
  3. Approval and sanction of Rs.45,83,987/- for renovation of 6 foot over bridges in Gangtok.
  4. Approval and sanction of Rs.374.24 lakhs for acquisition of land at Sangkhu Revenue Block for construction of multi-utility ground at Dentam.

FOREST, ENVIRONMENT AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.147.50 lakhs as grant-in-aid to various Boards.

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval for inclusion of 379 SSA Primary Teachers and Graduate Teachers under the nominal roll of the State Government duly protecting their past services.
  2. Approval of the draft bill – “Establishment of the International Centre for Advance Studies and Research, Private University in Sikkim”.
  3. Approval and sanction of Rs. 855.55 lakhs for payment under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme.
  4. Approval and sanction of Rs.30 lakhs for procurement of musical instruments for 60 Government Secondary and Senior Secondary Schools.
  5. Approval and sanction of Rs.1,22,62,680/- for implementation of Multi Skill Foundation Course in Government Schools under Vocational Education component of Samagra Shiksha.

ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.3445.04 lakhs and additional sanction of Rs 794.35 lakhs for construction of pre-stressed bridge over Rangeet on Legship-Tashiding road in West Sikkim.
  2. Approval and sanction of Rs.20,73,82,196/- for up-gradation of Rongli-Talkharka road and strengthening of Bungling road at South Regu road in East Sikkim.
  3. Approval for Rs.63,29,16,687/- for improvement of Pakyong –Mamring –Tareythang –Rorathang road) and Mamring Amba road and diversion road in East Sikkim.

LAND REVENUE AND DISATER MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

  1. Confirmation of approval to transfer fund of Rs.1 crore to Sikkim Geo-tech Society for digitization of Certificate of Identification.
  2. Confirmation of approval and sanction of Rs.148.50 lakhs for construction of 150 mtrs long foot suspension bridge over Kanak river at Mantam, Dzongu.

DEPARTMENT OF SPORTS AND YOUTH AFFAIRS

  1. Confirmation of approval and sanction of Rs.3742 lakhs for development of sports facilities based on the demands received during 32 days constituency tour of Hon’ble Chief Minister.

HEALTH CARE, HUMAN SERVICES AND FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.65,57,000 /- for establishment of Dialysis Unit at Namchi District Hospital .
  2. Approval and sanction of Rs.25,76,000 /- for establishment of Magnetic Resonance Image Unit at Namchi District Hospital.
  3. Approval and sanction of Rs.1 crore as additional State share for the year 2018-19 towards implementation of National Health Mission.

SOCIAL JUSTICE, EMPOWERMENT & WELFARE DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.99,85,425 /- for implementation of Mahila Shakti Kendra Scheme and transfer the fund to three districts (East, West and North).
  2. Approval and sanction of Rs.70 lakhs as State share to Integrated Child Protection Scheme and Juvenile Justice Fund.
  3. Approval and sanction of Rs.620 lakhs for implementation of Scheme under Special Assistance to Tribal Sub Scheme (Post facto).

ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval for adhoc payment of Rs.45lakhs for payment of land compensation and damage compensation involved in construction of SPWD road from Kolthang Maneydara to Jogidara under Tokdey Block in South Sikkim.
  2. Revised approval of 5.79 crores with additional sanction of Rs 2,29,78,000/- for construction of road from Jhankridhunga to Kumrek Sepi via Konabar in West Sikkim. ENERGY AND POWER DEPARTMENT
  3. Approval and sanction of Rs.4113 lakhs for survey, design, supply, erection, testing & commissioning and documentations of electrical network for system strengthening and energy meter in four circles of Singtam, Rangpo, Namchi, Jorethang, Nayabazar and Gyalshing towns under Integrated Power Development Scheme.
  4. Approval and sanction of Rs.3324 lakhs for survey, design, supply, erection, testing & commissioning and documentations of electrical network for system strengthening and energy meter in two circles of Gangtok (I&II)and Mangan towns under Integrated Power Development Scheme.
  5. Approval and sanction of Rs.3327lakhs for survey, design, supply, erection, testing & commissioning and documentations of electrical network for system strengthening and energy meter in Gangtok (III,IV & Ranipool) town under Integrated Power Development Scheme.

ECCLESIASTICAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.82, 32,321/- for supply of uniform and exercise copies to Monastic Schools, Sanskrit Pathsalas and Traditional Art Schools .

SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs2 crores for Comprehensive Education Loan Scheme.

FOOD, CIVIL SUPPLIES AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.1.25 crore for construction of Standard Measurement Laboratory at Diesel Power House, Gangtok.

SOCIAL JUSTICE, EMPOWERMENT & WELFARE DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.50lakhs to be transferred to Students Welfare Board under Human Resource Development Department (Post facto).
  2. Approval and sanction of Rs.662.12 lakhs for implementation of Scheme under Article 275(1) of the Constitution of India for the financial year 2018-19(Post facto).
  3. Approval and sanction of Rs.219lakhs for implementation of the Scheme- “Institutional Support for Development and Marketing of Tribal Products/Produce”.
  4. Revised approval and sanction of Rs.383.51 lakhs for construction of Ashram School for ST Boys and Girls at Jushingthang, Rinchenpong.

ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT

  1. Revised approval of Rs.7891lakhs for construction with additional sanction of Rs 1724 lakhs for two-lane highway from Adampool to Ranka-Sichey Road.
  2. Revised administrative approval of Rs.10, 04, 34,340/- with additional sanction of Rs 5,63,06,000/- for rehabilitation and restoration of damaged stretch of NH310 at Ranipool- Gangtok- Bypass road for a length of 8.80 kms.

DEPARTMENT OF FOREST ENVIRONMENT & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.437.13 lakhs for implementation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme – “Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats of Sikkim”.

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, LIVESTOK, FISHERIES AND VETERINARY SERVICES

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.1756.12 lakhs for establishment of a modern abattoir at Gyaba at Gyalshing.

RURAL MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.374.35 lakhs for construction of Block Administrative Centre at Nandugaon .
    HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
  2. Approval of the draft bill- “The Sikkim University (Amendment) Bill,2019”.

DEPARTMENT OF SPORTS AND YOUTH AFFAIRS

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.46.50 lakhs for categorization and grading of sports disciplines for grant-in-aid to State Sports Associations/Sports Clubs/Sports Academics of Sikkim.
  2. Approval and sanction of Rs.50 lakhs for purchase of Gym equipments for distribution to various Sports Club/Associations.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.119.98 lakhs for land acquisition for construction of Open Car Park at Namthang in South Sikkim.
  2. Revised approval Rs.1, 09,46,000/- for widening of Kazi road from Keepsa Hotel to Maniram Power Station at Gangtok.
  3. Approval and sanction of Rs.148.70 lakhs for integrated slum development housing and basic amenities at Chakung.

ROADS AND BRIDGES DEPARTMENT

  1. Approval and sanction of Rs.67,86, 851/- for payment of damage compensation of standing properties involved in construction of new road from Beyong Gumpa to Thangsing Village in East Sikkim.
  2. Approval and sanction of Rs.1, 96, 89,458/- for payment of land and damage compensation for construction of new road from Upper Rakdong to Rakdong Tintek .
  3. Approval and sanction of Rs.18, 50, 42,700/- for surface improvement work along Rabong Damthang road under Rabong Sub-Division.

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