Chumbung, Dec 18 (IPR)
Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Information and Public Relations and Printing and Stationery Departments Lok Nath Sharma attended seventh day’s programme of Annual Function celebration of Government Secondary School Chumbung as the Chief Guest in special presence of the Political Secretary to HCM Jacob Khaling, today.
Chumbung Secondary School entered into the final match of the football tournament which will be played on the closing ceremony of the Annual Function to be held on 20th December 2019.
In the first semi-final match, Chumbung Secondary School registered victory against Khaling Brothers by 3-1 goals. Sangey Chopel Bhutia ( Jersey No 7)scored two goals in favour of Chumbung Secondary School and Kunal Tamang (Jersey No 3) scored additional goal for the winning team while Milan Chettri scored the only goal from Khaling Brothers team.
Minister Sharma, in his address, expressed happiness on being part of the programme and said that the practice of freedom and democratic scenario has become stronger after the formation of a new government in the State.
Addressing the public, he informed on various schemes and programmes implemented under Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Departments and further encouraged farmers for surplus production. The state government under the leadership of Chief Minister P. S. Tamang is more concerned and committed to multiplying the income of farmers. The state government will provide a financial honorarium of Three Thousand, Two Thousand and Fifteen Hundred to the Milk Producers who deliver twenty-five litres, fifteen litres and ten litres of milk respectively, at their respective collection centre on daily basis, he stated.
Minister highlighted the importance and indispensability of the human society on Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry and further encouraged people to be more determined in farming and also assured to provide marketing facilities.
He also motivated youths to be ready for an optional lucrative profession in Agriculture besides seeking government job and informed about the existing subsidized loan from different banks with an attractive exemption.
Referring to the demands placed by Chumbung Gram Panchayat Unit, he assured to address the possible demands at the earliest.
Minister in his address also acknowledged a noble deed of providing milching cow to the farmer recently by the Political Secretary to HCM.
The programme also saw colourful cultural performances. The programme was also attended by the Superintendent Engineer Power Deptt Shri Jiwan Thapa, officials, teachers and students from various schools and the villagers.