Minister for Roads and Bridges Department, Samdup Lepcha accompanied by officials from Roads and Bridges Department, Area In charge Tilak Basnet and others made a visit and inspected the various damages of roads due to landslides in an around Melli Bazaar in South Sikkim to took stock of restoration activities bring carried out at Melli availing convenience to the masses of the area.
Due to the incessant rain in the State for last many days, a major landslides has been occurred in various places in Sikkim and mostly damaged highways and other Roads connectivity.
In this regard Similarly, Minister Lepcha also carried out the road inspection from Melli to Jorethang Road along with Jorethang to Legship Highway to see the current conditions of the Roads with the concerned officials.
At Jorethang Minister was accompanied by Area MLA Smt. Sunita Gazmer, officials from concerned Department and others to inspect the landslide damaged areas of Jorethang to Legship Highway road at Baiguney and Sisney in West Sikkim.
Minister seeked the details of damages and asked the officials to initiate the work to facilitate the traffic movement, and he also directed them to inform him about the status of the works on regular basis.
During, the day-long inspection, the Minister directed the department officials to look for the necessary and immediate measures to clear the roadside debris and directed them to remain vigilant.