Rangpo, 30 January:
Five days long the Community Development Seminar for the Bharat Scouts & Guides, North East Region organized by NE Region, Guwahati had commenced today at Himalayan Home, Khani Khola, Majhitar Rangpo, Sikkim. Total 50 Nos of participants from Meghalaya, Sikkim, Manipur, Nagaland and Mizoram, with 20 nos of Rovers & ranger from Sikkim arrived yesterday and registered themselves.
In his inaugural address, Dr. H.P. Chhetri, State Chief Commissnor, BS&G, Sikkim welcomed the entire participant and highlighted the aims and objectives of the seminar. Mr. B.K. Singh, ROC, from National Head quarter, Guwahati will conduct the seminar as a Leader of the course along with other three staff member Mr. Kamaldhoj Lepcha,ASTC, Sikkim, Mr. Manorath Dahal, SOC (S), Sikkim, and Mr. Pavan Dey from N.F. Railway.
The objective of the seminar is to understand the role of scouting and guiding in the community and the concept of the community development. etc. The participants are scheduled to visit local area for surveying as it is the part of the seminar. The programme will be concluding on 2nd Feb. 2010.