Press Release


Information & Public Relations Department

Date: 14-May-2022

Mangan, May 13th (IPR): The FILE to the FIELD initiative cum Departmental inspection for assessing, managing and mitigating disaster during the monsoon and visiting ICDS, schools, GPUs and other infrastructure was conducted at Dikchu Naya Bazzar and Lum Ward on 13 April 2022.
The field visit cum inspection was headed by District Collector Mangan, Dr A.B. Karki. Also present were, SDM Mangan, SDM Dzongu, SDM Kabi BDO Mangan, BDO Dzongu, Officers from Sikkim State Disaster Management Authority, Departments of Education, SPWD, Forest, Power, PMGSY, Horticulture, Irrigation AH&VS, RDD, Social Justice and Welfare, Women and Child Welfare Department, Irrigation and Flood Control Department, UD&HD, LRDMD, DCSO and representatives from BSNL and GREF.
The DAC team was welcomed at Phidang Bridge, by Gram Panchayats, and was escorted to visit the Phidang Monastery and Government Primary School Phidang.
Urgent repair of the Gumpa and structure for the mid-day meal of the school and other necessities were noted by the team, the issues were readdressed by the line departments for quick action.
The team visited the food godown of Dikchu. Issues regarding water facilities, electricity, fencing and road maintenance for good carriers were addressed by the DCSO to the team.
The team also visited Dikchu Naya Bazaar. The bazaar committee member met the team and addressed their problems with drainage systems, lack of dams safety measures and shop license issues.
DC (Mangan), asked the GREF representatives to keep the areas surrounding the GREF camp clean to preserve the beauty of the District.
Beautification and construction of infrastructures at the entry point of the district at Dikchu Bridge were also discussed.
The team then made a short visit to Tessta 5 power station Dikchu to check and inspect the dam safety measures.
A visit to areas of Lum ward was also done, where the team visited, Lum ICDS Center, Lum Monastery, Health and wellness centre Lum and Government Primary School Lum.
Various needs and requirements of the ward were addressed, and the team concluded the day with a short program and a meeting at the Government Primary School Lum.
A brief open house discussion was also conducted.
DC Mangan, in his address, said he was impressed by all the teaching and non-teaching staff for proper management of the school.