Dodak, Dec 18 (IPR)
Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Lok Nath Sharma made an extensive visit throughout the area of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Department located at Dodak Ahley West Sikkim, this evening.
He was accompanied by the Press Advisor to the Chief Minister Shri CP Sharma, Chairman State Bank of Sikkim DB Gurung, Joint Director Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Dr. Kishore Thapa, Executive Engineer Agriculture Jigmee Lepcha, Deputy Director Agriculture Pranay Gurung, Deputy Director Horticulture Dilip Gurung, Officials, departmental employees and the villagers.
After a thorough inspection of the departmental land Minister Sharma directed the concerned officials to conduct a land survey at first and to demarcate the boundary with fencing at the earliest. Further, he instructed the official to prepare field for fodder plantation within fifteen days. He also spoke to the concerned Secretary and instructed to allot sheep rearing practice with the construction of sheep shed in the departmental land.
Thereafter he chaired a brief session and encouraged for utilisation of land comprehensively for productive purpose.
Earlier, he visited the Dodak veterinary dispensary and took stock on the available facilities and enquired work assignment of the existing manpower.