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Cabinet decisions by Government of Sikkim on financial sanctions for different departments and schemes

A Cabinet Meeting was held at Tashiling Secretariat on 30th May 2022 by the Government of Sikkim. After thorough discussions, different financial sanctions and approvals were made for different departments and various schemes for the same.

Below are the different sanctions for various departments as per the cabinet session (as published by the IPR department, Government of Sikkim):

ECCLESIASTICAL DEPARTMENT
Approval and sanction of Rs. 50 Lakhs as financial assistance for the construction of Dolma Lhakhang, at Tadong, Gangtok,
Post facto approval and sanction of Rs. 30 Lakhs as financial assistance to Tashiding Monastery, West Sikkim.
Post facto approval and sanction of Rs. 127 Lakhs as financial assistance to Thakurbari Mandir, Gangtok.

HOME DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 173.76 Lakhs for purchase and fabrication of three Truck Chasis, two Bolero Vehicles and various Equipments for Sikkim Fire Services.

POWER DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval for extension of engagement of Water and Power Consultancy (WAPCOS) Ltd. as Project Management Agency (PMA) under DDUGJY at an additional cost of Rs. 20.91 Lakhs, for the extended period upto 31.03.2021.
En-bloc financial sanction of Rs. 2376 Lakhs for the implementation of project “System Augmentation, Renovation, Modernization and Strengthening of Power Transmission and Distribution Network of Sikkim”.
Financial sanction of Rs. 100 Lakhs for the system improvement works of power distribution network within Temi Division, Namchi District.
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 7,424.91 Lakhs comprising Rs. 4192.37 Lakhs for additional components of the revised work under “Survey, Design, Supply, Engineering, Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Documentation of Gas Insulated Switchgear Substations in Gangtok under Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS)” and Rs. 3232.54 Lakhs for “Improvement, Upgradation and Revamping of Transmission &Distribution Power Network System of Gangtok”; and the approval to execute the additional component of the revised work in continuity through the same Turnkey Contractor.
Post facto approval and sanction of Rs. 26,66,196/- accorded by the Government towards compensation for cutting trees and standing properties including payment to Forest Department for extension of lines to Perbing, Ranka Sub- Station.
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 3613 Lakhs for the purchase of 7.676 acres of land at Chuba Block for shifting of offices and other infrastructure from Topakhani Power Complex.

ROADS & BRIDGES DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval of Rs. 134.65 Lakhs for “Construction of Mamley Nangdang Road (km- 4th& 5th) in Namchi District” and financial sanction of Rs. 102.21 Lakhs.

SKILL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval of Rs. 150 Lakhs and financial sanction of Rs. 60 Lakhs for implementation of the project “Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE- RA-I)”.
Post facto administrative approval and en bloc sanction for drawl of Rs. 1,78,91,000/- as State Share against the Programme Cost for implementation of the Deen Dayal Upadhaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojna (DDU-GKY) in the State of Sikkim.

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
Ex- post facto approval and sanction of Rs. 8.74 Crores for the implementation of various Mini Jhora Training Works.

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 32 Crores for the implementation of Sikkim Aama SashaktikaranYojna.

BUILDINGS & HOUSING DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval of Rs. 565.61 Lakhs for the project “Construction of Nyagyar Njyingma Zanchup Choling Gumpa at Buria- Khop, Soreng along post facto sanction of Rs. 200 Lakhs for the year 2021- 22 and financial sanction of Rs. 100 Lakhs for the current financial year.
Post facto financial sanction of Rs. 100 Lakhs already released in the year 2021-22 for the work “Construction of Pema Wazerling Gumpa at Kateng in Namchi” and financial sanction of Rs. 200 Lakhs in the current financial year.
Financial sanction of Rs. 100 Lakhs in the current financial year for the work “Construction of Norbu Tsholing Gumpa at Nagi Namthang in Namchi”.
Administrative approval of the work “Construction of Thaashya Building of Kartok Dorjeedem Monastery at Pakyong” amounting to Rs. 159.99 Lakhs and post facto sanction of Rs. 80 Lakhs for the year 2021-22 and financial sanction of Rs. 79.99 Lakhs for the current financial year.

COMMERCE & INDUSTRIES DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 800 Lakhs for the implementation of Skilled Youth Startup Scheme.

CULTURE DEPARTMENT
Financial sanction of Rs. 100 Lakhs in the current financial year for the Construction of Sherpa Bhawan at Perbing.
Financial sanction of Rs. 50 Lakhs in the current financial year for the Construction of RodhiGhar at Sichey, Gangtok.
Financial sanction of Rs. 50 Lakhs in the current financial year for the Construction of New RodhiGhar at Chuba, Namthang- Rateypani.
Financial sanction of Rs. 50 Lakhs in the current financial year for the Construction of New Gurung Gumpa at Upper Yangyang.
Approval in the change of scope of work from “Construction of Chimi – Lhakhang at Kabi” to “Kabi- Lungchok Open Museum Project” within the same cost of Rs. 35 Lakhs.
Financial sanction of Rs.67.98 Lakhs in the current financial year for the extension/ upgradation of Semechung at Chumbong.

ECCLESIASTICAL DEPARTMENT
Post facto approval for release of Rs. 223 Lakhs as grant to Lower Namphing Sidhi Devi Mandir, Adarsh Gaon.
Approval and sanction of Rs. 30 Lakhs as grant for the 49thKutse Shegu rites of HH the 4thKyabje Dodrupchen Rinpoche at Lukshyama.

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Post facto sanction of Rs. 43 Lakhs as State Share for implementation of PM Poshan in Sikkim during 2021-22.
Post facto sanction of Rs. 14 Crores for distribution of Smart Android TVs under E- Vidya Scheme and financial sanction of Rs. 15 Crores in the current financial year.

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT
Post facto approval and financial sanction of Rs. 103.45 Lakhs for procurement of essential consumables for managing the third wave of COVID-19 Pandemic, for the financial year 2021-22.
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 500 Lakhs towards payment of monthly honorarium to the ASHAs for the financial year 2022- 23.
Post facto administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 79,56,180/- for the outsourcing the cleaning and maintenance of public toilets at STNM Hospital, Sochakgang.

INFORMATION & PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPARTMENT
Post facto approval of Rs. 300 Lakhs for the production of 10 (ten) numbers of documentary films titled “Shining Sikkim”.

LAW AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
Approval to schedule the next sitting of the State Legislative Assembly on 23rd June, 2022 to transact urgent Government business.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval of Rs. 3.45 Crores for implementation of Unnayan Survekshan Phase II and financial sanction of Rs. 2 Crores.

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval of Rs. 183.60 Lakhs and financial sanction of Rs. 133.60 Lakhs for “Setting up of Online Continuous Effluent Monitoring Systems (OCEMS) in the Sewerage Treatment Plants in the State”.

SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval of Rs. 5232 Lakhs for the work “Construction of Model Residential School at Chota Samdong in Soreng District” and financial sanction of Rs. 2354.40 Lakhs.
Administrative approval of Rs. 774.72 Lakhs for the various projects sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK) and financial sanction of Rs. 348.64 Lakhs.
Sanction of second installment of Rs. 419.64 Lakhs for the implementation of Smart Class Equipments (Teaching Aid Smart Class) under Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK).

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
Post facto approval and sanction of Rs. 18.98 Crores for implementation of Jhora Training Work, Storm Water Drainage, Anti Erosion Work, CWD, Protective Work and Minor Irrigation Channels at various places in Sikkim.

AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT
Approval and sanction of Rs. 4666.67 Lakhs for implementing “Per Drop More Crop” Scheme under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana.

ECCLESIASTICAL DEPARTMENT
Post facto administrative approval for revision of cost from Rs. 3169 Lakhs to Rs. 4373.62 Lakhs and financial sanction of Rs. 683 Lakhs for Paru Hang Sapten (RankaMangkhim) in the current financial year.
Approval for the release of Rs. 29.94 Lakhs as grant for construction of protective wall at main monastery at Pemayangtse.

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Post facto administrative approval and sanction of Rs. 7,32,04,072/- for the procurement of Textbooks and Exercise Books to school students for the academic session- 2022 and financial sanction of Rs. 575 Lakhs in the current financial year.

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
Approval and sanction of Rs. 40.53 Lakhs for the “Augmentation of Water Supply Districbution Line for IBM Colony, Rangpo, East Sikkim” and Rs. 38.32 Lakhs for “ Augmentation of Mazitar Water Supply System, Rangpo Nagar Panchayat, East Sikkim”.

Financial sanction of Rs. 50 Lakhs for “Augmentation/ Upgradation/ of Water Supply System including Construction of RCC Tank Near ITBP Camp, Metro Point, Tadong, Gangtok.
Financial sanction of Rs. 61 Lakhs for the “Construction of Water Reservoirs at Spring Points of ICAR and JorDhara, Tadong, Gangtok.
Financial sanction of Rs. 22.32 Lakhs for “ Shifting of Water Pipelines from Namnang, Opposite Sikkim Legislative Assembly, Gangtok”.
Financial sanction of Rs. 43.27 Lakhs for “ Construction of RCC Reservoir Tank at Pani House near Shiv Mandir, Gangtok”.
Financial sanction of Rs. 86 Lakhs for “Augmentation/ Upgradation of Water Supply System of Pani House and Deorali Area, Gangtok”.
Financial sanction of Rs. 50 Lakhs for procurement of cleaning and safety equipments related to Sewer Line Operation & Maintenance.
Financial sanction of Rs. 50 Lakhs for the construction of approach road to Rateychu via Aakashvani (AIR), Gangtok.
Financial sanction of Rs. 78.50 Lakhs for the augmentation of raw water mains of Namchi W/S by tapping Jhalay and three other water sources.

ROADS & BRIDGES DEPARTMENT
Approval of the following: (i) post – facto approval of Rs. 9007 Lakhs for the works under Central Road Fund for the year 2018-19, (ii) revision of cost from Rs. 438 Lakhs to Rs. 1082 Lakhs for the “Construction of double lane bridge over SamphuKhola at SailiGolai to Lower Rumbuk”; and (iii) sanction of Rs.6.44 Crores.
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 846.75 Lakhs for reconstruction of 200 meters of damaged portion of Nayabazar to Legship Road in Soreng District.

RURAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Approval and sanction of Rs. 5449.29 Lakhs as Grants –in – Aid to PRIs for the financial year 2022-23.
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 29,31,800/- for the construction of crematorium and monks shed at Raksey under Lingdok Nampong GPU in East Sikkim.
Administrative approval for transfer of Rs. 33 Crores to the Rural Local Bodies as 15th Finance Commission recommended grant for the financial year 2022-23 and financial sanction restricted to the extent of funds actually received from Government of India.
Administrative approval and sanction of Rs. 4222.77 Lakhs for release to Rural Local Bodies as 5th State Finance Commission recommended grants for the financial year 2022-23.
Approval and sanction of Rs. 77.63 Lakhs for release to Sikkim Rural Livelihood Mission for implementation of Startup Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP).
Financial sanction of Rs. 1,13,00,000/- for the construction of steel bridge over Takcham River along the rural road from Nandok to LLHP to Nandok Saureni.

TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT
Approval and sanction of Rs. 49,99,724/- towards extension of Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) for the project Integrated Depot Management System (IDMS) for the financial year 2022-23.
Approval for the constitution of the “All Sikkim Chalak Welfare Board” and approval and financial sanction of Rs. 1 Crore for various activities of the Board.
Approval and sanction of Rs. 4,93,63,700/- for acquisition of 10 numbers of 9 KL and 4 numbers of 12 KL fully built oil tankers.
Approval and sanction of Rs. 25 Lakhs towards repair and renovation of SNT Guest House located at Siliguri and approval to execute the work departmentally.

TOURISM & CIVIL AVIATION DEPARTMENT
Approval and sanction of Rs. 5,12,00,000/- as Grants – in – Aid to Institute of Hotel Management, Sajong, Rumtek for the financial year, 2021-22.

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Approval and sanction of Rs. 60 Lakhs for the repair and maintenance of Working Women’s Hostel located at Deorali, Gangtok.
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 688.34 Lakhs towards grant – in – aid for the implementation of Child Protection Scheme (CPS).
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 483.33 Lakhs for replacement and procurement of new Extruder Machine.

LAND REVENUE & DISASTER MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
Approval to place the Sikkim (Re- Organization of Districts) (Amendment) Bill, 2022 in the upcoming Assembly Session.

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY & VETERINARY SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Sanction of Rs. 27.96 Lakhs for the installation of power sub – station of 100 KVA transformer at Abattoir at Melli Dara, Namchi District.

BUILDINGS & HOUSING DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval of Rs. 782.85 Lakhs for the construction of Multi Purpose Community Centre at Tadong, Sikkim, post facto sanction of Rs. 80 Lakhs released as Mobilization Advance in the financial year 2021-22 and financial sanction of Rs. 100 Lakhs in the current financial year.

COMMERCE & INDUSTRIES DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 49,19,000/- for the construction of Common Facility Centre at Upper Goom, Poklok-Kamrang, Namchi District and to transfer the fund to Sikkim Handloom & Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd. for the execution of work.

FOOD & CIVIL SUPPLIES DEPARTMENT
Approval and financial sanction of Rs. 48,77,695/- for settlement of dues for the service support and maintenance of the e- POS Devices installed in the Fair Price Shops and en- bloc sanction of Rs. 97,55,390/- for the current financial year, 2023.
Approval and sanction of Rs. 4,06,00,000/- for the drawal of State Share Component under National Food Security Act, 2013 for transportation, handling, movement of food grains and fair price shop dealer’s margin for 2022-23.
HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT
En- bloc administrative approval of Rs. 500 Lakhs for payment of claims under Mukhya Mantri Jeewan Raksha Kosh and financial sanction of Rs. 479.57 Lakhs in the current financial year.
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 189 Lakhs for additional land acquisition for the Government Pharmacy College at Sajong, Rumtek.

HOME DEPARTMENT
Approval to the Sikkim Official Languages (Amendment) Bill, 2022 for recognition of Bhujel Language as one of the State Official Languages.
Approval to the Sikkim Police (Amendment) Bill, 2022 to amend sections 135 and 136.
Approval to the Sikkim Public Service Delivery (Right to Service) Bill, 2022.

SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval of Rs. 5232 Lakhs for construction of Model Residential School at Hee- Gyathang in Mangan District under Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram and financial sanction of Rs. 2354.40 Lakhs.
Administrative approval of Rs. 5232 Lakhs for construction of Model Residential School at Namthang in Namchi District and financial sanction of Rs. 2354.40 Lakhs.
Administrative approval of Rs. 140 Lakhs for the construction of Sadbhav Mandap at Aritar, near Shivalaya Mandir, Pakyong District and financial sanction of Rs. 63 Lakhs.

SPORTS & YOUTH AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 149.41 Lakhs for the restoration and construction of protective work at the Stadium at Soreng and approval to engage the same contractor for the execution of work.
Administrative approval and financial sanction of Rs. 151.21 Lakhs for the restoration and construction of protective work at Indoor Gymnasium hall at Soreng.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Approval and sanction of Rs. 255.41 Lakhs as Grants –in – Aid to Sikkim Housing & Development Board for the financial year 2022-23.
Post facto approval and sanction of Rs. 85,07,780/- for the beautification work of various town in Sikkim in 2021-22.
Administrative approval for revision of the cost of the work “Infrastructure Development at Labdang, West Sikkim” from Rs. 9,66,66,998/- to Rs. 15,52,18,497/- and financial sanction of Rs. 1 Crore.
Financial sanction of Rs. 42 Lakhs towards balance payment of compensation for the land acquired for construction of Multilevel Car Parking cum Commercial Development at Old West Point School.

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Approval and sanction of Rs. 199.49 Lakhs for uniform for the children attending Anganwadi centres under ICDS.

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