Gangtok, Dec 20: (IPR)
Chief Secretary, Government of Sikkim, S.C. Gupta chaired a high level coordination meeting of Heads of all Departments of the Government of Sikkim at Tashiling Secretariat today.
In his opening remarks, the Chief Secretary said that the purpose of the coordination meeting was primarily to bring about a synergy in the day to day functioning of all Government Departments, as well as to ascertain coordination, clarity and responses to specific directives.
While discussing Department-wise issues, the Chief Secretary made it loud and clear that proper official procedures specified in the Allocation of Business Rules for each Department should be followed in letter and spirit.
The meeting deliberated in detail specific issues of each Department based on the agenda of the meeting, namely manpower management, training, official appointments, follow up on action taken after high-level meetings, issues concerning government land, property, and sister organizations, administrative control over field officers, housekeeping, follow up on information sought from office of Chief Secretary, Departmental websites, attendance, Cabinet notes, status of government vehicles, finance and planning, implementation of developmental programmes, issue of fake news, and legal matters.
The Department specific issues were highlighted briefly by the concerned Head of Departments, to which directives were issued for compliance.
After the detailed deliberations, Chief Secretary Shri. S.C. Gupta in his concluding statement thanked all the officers for their presence and participation on all the issues.