August , 2019
Sikkim focusing on youth
12:06 pm

B.E. Bureau


There have been strong waves of development taking place in Sikkim since Prem Singh Tamang’s Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) formed the government in the recently held 2019 assembly elections.

The government has placed many bills in the recently concluded state assembly budget sessions, many of which are focused on youth welfare.

Jacob Khaling (Rai), Political Secretary to the Chief Minister of Sikkim who also holds a cabinet status, is one of the pillars of the SKM party.

The party, he says, is focused on addressing the issue of unemployment among educated youths, building better public infrastructure, rebranding Sikkim in the global tourism map and creating improved education and healthcare facilities.

KungaNima Lepcha, Minister for Human Resources Development, Law & Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs, Land Revenue andDisaster Management Department, is committed to constitute a society where the Right to Education reaches children in the remotest villages of Sikkim.

The government is focusing on the public education system. Lepcha isprioritising the delivery of state-of-the art educational facilities and infrastructure in government schools and colleges.


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