Gangtok, 11 Jan
A joint meeting of the Secretaries and senior level officials of Food Security & Agriculture Development Department [FS&ADD] and Horticulture & Cash Crop Development Department [H&CDD] was held today at the conference hall of at Krishi Bhawan.
During the meeting six officials were appointed as nodal officers and Officers Incharge for monitoring effective manpower utilization of the 1240 new employees to be inducted into the department under One Family One Job scheme as Marketing Assistants and Field Assistants.
All these candidates will be handed over their appointment orders by the Chief Minister Pawan Chamling during the Rojgar Mela on 12 January at Paljor Stadium.
A press release issued by the Department said, “The appointment of huge manpower will boost not only in increasing the productivity but will also help farmer for marketing of Organic produce.”
The meeting further discussed training curriculum and work execution of these newly appointed field functionaries.
It is also decided that the Secretaries of the both departments will be the overall incharge for guidance and supervision of these manpower, the release informs.
The Nodal Officers designated today are Dawa Lhamu Lama, Pr. Director, H&CDD [HQ], Asha Lama, Director cum SNO Extension Reforms, NeGPA, Census, KVK, FS&ADD [HQ].
The Officers Incharge are NK Gurung, Director [NMMI, NBM, NAM], H&CDD [North District], Namgay Bhutia, Director [NFSM, Marketing], FS&ADD [East District], Sherap Tshering Bhutia, Director [INM, PMKSY, Soil Health], FS&ADD [South District] & Padam Subba, Director [MIDH, Floriculture], H&CDD [West District].