Gangtok, Feb 17:
MLA Gangtok Constituency cum Advisor to Tourism and Civil Aviation Department, Government of Sikkim Y.T Lepcha called on MoS for Tourism, Culture & DoNER G.Kishan Reddy at his office Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi today. Lepcha was accompanied by BJP Sikkim Spokesperson Sancho Lepcha during the meeting.
Lepcha, who is also the State Vice President, BJP Sikkim discussed various developmental issues in favour of Sikkim pertaining to the Tourism sector during the meeting. He highlighted many incomplete projects and ongoing project of tourism in Sikkim which requires special attention of the central government. He further extends gratitude towards the ministry as well as Modi Government for the inclusion of several tourism projects under PM DevINE in Union Budget, 2022. These included funding of Rs. 58 Crore for Dhappar to Bhaleydhunga ropeway in Namchi District and Rs 64 Crore for Pelling to Sanga Choeling in Geyzing District.
In response, the Minister briefed that the central government is committed and is doing all the work that benefits Sikkim and Sikkimese people.
He also gave patience hearing all the topics that MLA expressed and assured to extend every possible assistance to Sikkim from his office. It was informed by Sancho Lepcha Spokesperson, BJP Sikkim Pradesh