Gyalshing, Jan 20 (IPR)
The final preparatory meeting for Rimbi Maghey Mela 2020 was held at the conference hall of District Administrative Centre, Rabdentse, West Sikkim.
The meeting was presided over by Additional District Collector, West, Mr. Karma L. Lepcha and Superintendent of Police, Mr. Tenzing L. Lepcha, IPS accompanied by Additional District Collector(Dev), Mr. Milan Subba, Zilla Panchayat Member(Melli), Mrs. Tara Gurung and Heads of the various departments.
At the outset, the ADC(West) briefed the house about the final preparatory meeting for organising Rimbi Maghey Mela 2020 which is scheduled to be held from 12.01.2020 to 17. 01.2020 and requested all the departmental heads for their active participation. He also briefed about the formation of committees and sub-committees, Drawing of Raffle and installation of departmental stalls. He assured to provide every possible help from the District Administration and directed all departments to participate with full enthusiasm and support to make this event a grant success.
He further informed that the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Sikkim has given consent for visiting the Rimbi Maghey Mela.
Zilla Panchayat Member(Melli) apprised the house on the following issues:
1. Police Department for the deployment of IRBn personnel since huge public gathering is expected.
2. Concession of rates for the selling of liquors.
3. Active Participation of Government Departments for setting up their respective stalls.
4. PHED for water connectivity.
5. BAC Yuksam for providing poly pipes.
6. Horticulture department to provide water reservation tanks to be returned back after the event.
The meeting also witnesses the interactive session in which SP (W) requested the Power department for the installation of lights in and around the venue. He also requested the Health Department to set up a stall for first aid medical facilities. ADC (Dev), RDD (Gyalshing) informed that the open marathon for boys and girls and veteran marathon (Above 40 yrs.) is being organized on 13. 01. 2020.
The heads of the offices are requested to submit the raffle and the collected amount before 10.01.2020.
Later the ADC West along with the officials of DAC visited the site to oversee the work in progress and took stock of the progress.