1st Tulip Garden of Sikkim comes up at Ravangla
12 Mar,Namchi (IPR) : The Chief Minister Mr. Pawan Chamling attended the Tulip Festival cum inspirational talk for school and college children at the congregation hall of Tathagata Tsal today. Organized by the Tathagata Tsal committee in co-ordination with HRDD the program had the presence of SLA Speaker Mr. K.N.Rai, Area MLA cum Minister Mr. D.D. Bhutia, Cabinet Minister Mr. G.M.Gurung, Chairman’s, Advisors, School Heads, HoDs and students at large.
Tulip Garden at Ravangla
At the onset of the occasion the Chief Minister inaugrated Sikkim’s first Tulip Garden in the premises of Tathagata Tsal. Thereafter, the CM along with his spouse attended the thueejay purifying ceremony and iffered their prayers at the main shrine of Tathagata Tsal.
Addressing, the colossal gathering of students Chief Minister Mr. Pawan Chamling spoke about the education scenario in the state of Sikkim which has substantially evolved at a rapid pace. He spoke about various components of modern age and technology namely Human Rights, Democracy, Artificial Intelligence, Sustainable Development and many more.The CM spoke in brief about the fundamental rights entrusted by the constitution of India and urged the students to utilize their time in acquiring quality education. As, a part of inclusive development the CM emphasized that the State Government has provided equal rights and ample opportunities for the youth in the field of education and that the aim of the State Government is to create literate and graduate youths who can responsibly take decisions and stand against the many challenges in life. He also shared his vision of transforming Sikkim into a progressive model state in terms of development, quality healthy, education and standard of living. The CM underlined that the State Government has consistently focused on providing improved facilities and infrastructure, ensuring adequate number of trained and capable teachers with good professional skills, and improving curriculum and teaching practice in the education system of our state. The CM highlighted that the educated youth of the state should be capable of changing the society into an intellectual one. He implored the youths to work towards creation of a society, free of gender discrimination and inequality and advocated ideologies of peace, harmony, compassion and unity.
Further, the CM reiterated how all Sikkimese students are entitled to avail free education in the State at CCT chisopani and ATTC Bardang. He also announced various vacancies being created by the State Government to provide avenues of employment for the youth. The CM also spoke about the State Government’s initiative of Start-up schemes which is pro towards being job providers instead of being job seekers. Similarly, the CM urged the youth to understand the imperativeness of skill based education and emphasized the need for them to tap business opportunities in Organic Farming. He further enumerated about the various pension plans conceptualized by the State Government catering to varied categories. Similarly, the CM announced the inception of Horticulture college in Temi, Pharmacy college, medical college at Sokethang from 2019.
During the course of the program the CM was felicitated by the Tathagata Tsal organizing committee for his relentless endeavour in uplifting the state and its citizens in domestic and global arena.