The first batch Sikkimese devotees of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra were handed over with reimbursement cheque amounting one lakh and fortynine thousand only from the hands of Honourable Minister, Tourism & Civil Aviation Shri Ugen Gyatso Bhutia in presence of CEO of STDC, Secretary Tourism and other officers of Tourism Deptt and STDC.
The total of 21 devotees were enrolled in the first batch of K.M.Y via Nathula in the year 2015. The Minister, Tourism Secretary and CEO of STDC congratulated the devotees for the successful completion of holy pilgrimage. The devotees thanked the government by offering traditional khada and bouquet to the Minister. The devotees expressed their gratitude towards the Honourable Chief Minister for making pilgrimage tour to Kailash Mansarovar via Nathula a reality.