Sunday, January 09, 2011

Village Tourism meet held at Khamdong BAC

Singtam: The first meeting of the 17 Khamdong-Singtam Tourism Development Service Cooperative Society Limited was held at Khamdong BAC today in presence of Panchayats, Contractors, teachers, local people, members of SDF youths and others. The organization was formed to promote Village Tourism at Khamdong-Singtam constituency. 
Present on the occasion were distinguished guests that included Santosh Thatal, District Convenor Schedule Caste Board, Tenzing Sherpa, Vice Convenor, East District, Anita Gurung, Convenor Cheli Morcha, MJ Rai, Panchayat President, NK Rai, Panchayat Secretary, NK Pradhan, Zilla Panchayat (Khamdong), RP Dhakal, KC Dahal, Pempa Wangyal Lepcha, Panchayat, Gauri Shanker, Pempa Tamang, Jullian Gurung, Feeroj Lohagun and others.

The talk of the day involved exchange of ideas regarding the promotion of Village Tourism. Tenzing Sherpa, Vice Convenor, East District told that Village tourism is new for the people of Khamdong-Singtam constituency and if we can manage to bring tourists to our region, we can surely have better future financial and developmental prospects. 

Feeroj Lohagun in his speech shared his experience from Sadam Village Tourism where he went on to say proper management is the most for the village tourism to succeed. Lohagun added village tourism could help solve employment among the village youths and also give an opportunity to the youths to accomplish a goal in life.  

Krishna Neopaney, Youth President was unanimously nominated as the Chief Promoter of the 17 Khamdong-Singtam Tourism Development Service Cooperative Society Limited. Other who spoke on the occasion was Santosh Thatal, RP Dhakal, Krishna Neopaney and Jullian Gurung. The program was conducted by TN Sapkota, Panchayat Secretary. Speakers also mentioned to the gathered crowd to spread the vision of Chief Minister and Area MLA and make an identity for Sikkim in world map.