Union minister Mahendra Nath Pandey calls on Sikkim CM


Union Minister for Heavy Industries Mahendra Nath Pandey on Sunday called on Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang at his official residence, a release said.

In the courtesy call, Pandey was accompanied by Rajya Sabha member Seema Dwivedi and Secretary for Ministry of Heavy Industries, Arun Goel.

Pandey expressed happiness about the successful implementation of the Sikkim Garib Awas Yojana, a scheme facilitating housing for the poor, and lauded the development initiatives of the Tamang government.

Sikkim Garib Awas Yojana is the flagship programme launched by the government of Sikkim which will provide a housing facility to the poor and improve the quality of life of deserving households.

Under Sikkim Garib Awas Yojana, pucca houses will be provided to around 3,050 beneficiaries across the state along with the basic amenities.

Tamang said he had approached Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for the allotment of 5 acres of land in Ayodhya for constructing a guest house for pilgrims from the Himalayan state.

He said the Sikkim government is also looking forward to the construction of another guest house in Varanasi.

Pandey assured Tamang that he will apprise the matter to Adityanath for necessary patronage.


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