Committee will be formed to look into employees’ demands: HCM

Gangtok: Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling on September 14, the second day of series of meetings with government officers and employees of the state addressed the Muster Roll, adhoc and regular employees from LDC to Office Superintendent Level, at Manan Kendra, Gangtok. On the demands placed by the...

Mission 2015

To make Sikkim a 100% literate State by 2015. To make Sikkim an organic State by 2015. To transform Sikkim into an ideal State with a strong civil society by 2015. To generate 5000 MW of power by 2015. To make Sikkim strong and prosperous. To fulfill the wishes...

Chamling assures IT exemption on holi eve

Rangpo, 20th March: Chief Minister Pawan Chamling celebrated festival of colours with members of the business community here at Mingtokgang on Saturday. The representatives of business community including the office bearers of frontal organization Sikkim Democratic Trade Affairs celebrated holi with...

Press Release

Following below links are the Press Release, released from SDF Party Head Office, Indira By-Pass, Gangtok.      Following below links are the Press Release, released from SDF Party Head Office, Indira By-Pass, Gangtok.      Following below links are the Press...

Historical Background.

Sikkim’s political history as a subject of study has attracted the least attention so far of scholars of history and as such it remains a daunting challenge that needs to be adequately met. Nevertheless, whatever facts and fictions that are presently available to us must from the basis of its...

Central Executive Committee.

PRESIDENT: Shri Pawan Chamling Vice Presidents: 1. Shri D.D. Bhutia - General Affairs & Tribal Affairs. 2. Shri K.B. Chamling - Administration. 3. Shri G.M. Gurung - Incharge South District. 4. Shri D.T. Lepcha - Incharge, East District. 5. Shri Hishey Lachungpa - Incharge, North...

The Current State of affairs.

A mountain state, Sikkim is endowed with a wealth of scenic grandeur that is uniquely its own and which is inhabited by people of varied castes, creeds and communities. The Sikkimese as a rule are a peace loving people who live in perfect communal harmony, respecting each other’s custom, creed and...

Constitution.

SIKKIM DEMOCRATIC FRONT Constitution NAMEThe name of the Political Party shall be “SIKKIM DEMOCRATIC FRONT” hereinafter referred to as S.D.F. REGISTERED HEAD OFFICEThe registered Head Office of the S.D.F shall be at GANKTOK, SIKKIM. FLAGThe flag of S.D.F. shall be a tri-colour and of...

6 lakh saplings in 10 minutes.

Gangtok, 25 June [IPR]: “10 Minutes to Earth”, an initiative conceptualized and launched by Chief Minister Pawan Chamling across the State last year, received its second edition today. Starting at 9:15 A.M. today government agencies, social organizations, community groups and individuals across the...

Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling unveils Mission 2015 for Sikkim.

June 22 Gangtok: The Chief Minister Pawan Chamling who also holds the Finance portfolio, presented the Annual Plan Budget for the year 2010-11 allocated by the Planning Commission, Government of India of Rs. 1,175 crores. This was announced at the first day of the 4-day Budget Session yesterday, June 21,...

May Day at SDF Bhawan.

GANGTOK, 02nd May: Sikkim Democratic Front government has been working for the welfare and benefit of the labourers right since its formation and has endeavoured to provide them due respect and dignity, said Labour Minister, RB Subba, who also holds the Roads & Bridges portfolio, on the occasion of...

Good governance key to tourism growth in Sikkim: NEC Secy.

Gangtok, 8th April: “Sikkim is number one among the Northeastern States in tourism sector”, North East Council Secretary UK Sangma told reporters at Gangtok Wednesday on the sidelines of a one Northeast tourism stakeholders meet on the day organized by the State Touri Travel Agents Association of Sikkim...

Sikkim women are participating in development of the state: President.

Gangtok 17th April: In Sikkim women are industrious and hard – working; they are participating in the development of the state and occupying important positions. Efforts to give them all opportunities in the social, political and economic life of the state must continue. This was said by President...

Sikkim is developing rapidly as a tourist destination: President.

Gangtok, 16th April: President Mrs. Prativa Patil inaugurated Kanchendzonga Tourist Villa-cum-socio Cultural Amusement Park at Ranka (East Sikkim) on April 15, the second day of her 3-day Sikkim visit. Governor and Chief Minister were present, among others. In her inaugural address the President said “I am...

President Patil arrives in Sikkim.

Gangtok, 15th April: Mrs. Prativa Devi Singh Patil, President of India, landed at Libing Army helipad in Gangtok Wednesday (April 14) afternoon by Indian Air Force in Helicopter on her three days’ official visit to Sikkim. She is accompanied by her family members. Governor, Mr. MK Narayanan, Chief Justice...

Census 2011 begins at Raj Bhawan.

“Definitely include Limboo Tamang community in ST list”, says CM. Gangtok, 08th April: A team comprising of Director Census Mr. Bhagwan Shanker and Joint Director Census Dr. D.K. Dey, Joint Secretary UD&HD, Government of Sikkim, Ms. D.J. Mukhia and other officials called on the Chief Minister Dr....

SDF unveils its 47 candidates for municipal polls.

MANIFESTO PROMISES PROTECTION AND MATCHING DEVELOPMENT. Gangtok, 31 March: The Sikkim Democratic Front released its list of candidates for the upcoming municipal elections and its elections and its election manifesto at a press conference addressed by the entire line-up of the party’s vice-presidents here...

SC dismisses Opp petition seeking CBI enquiry int corruption allegations against CM.

CHAMLING WELCOMES DISMISSAL, SAYS HE IS NOW MORE RELAXED AND STRESS-FREE TO WORK EVEN HARDER FOR PEOPLE. Gangtok, 25 March: The Supreme Court today dismissed a writ petition filed by four Congress leaders from Sikkim seeking that the apex court directs the Central Bureau of Investigation [CBI] to investigate...

Thank you Mr. CM for looking out for the sick in Delhi.

Dated: – 20th March, 2010.Pawan Chamling’s love for the poor and his people is felt not only in the state but in Delhi as well. It is because he made it possible for many poor and helpless to reach there for their hardship treatment. Many Patients with ailments like kidney failure, cardiac...

18th Foundation Day celebrated by SDF.

SDF is the only party working for the people of Sikkim: CM. Jorethang: Sikkim Democratic Front founder President and Chief Minister Dr. Pawan Chamling recalled the track record of SDF, gaining progressively increased support of the people in the last four consecutive elections, and asserted that “SDF is...

CM announces Rs.20 lakh grant for local movies promoting Sikkim and its culture and languages.

GANGTOK, 21 February: Anyone promoting Sikkim through feature films, i.e. producing a film in any of the local languages of the State and using Sikkim as the primary film location, will be provided with a grant of Rs. 20 lakhs from the State Government. Chief Minister Pawan Chamling announced this today at...

Latest Cabinet Sanctions.

GANGTOK, 20 Feb [IPR]: Cabinet met on 19 Feb, 2010 at Tashling Secretrial and approved the following: - Social Justice & Welfare department Approved the enhancement of authorized share capital of Sikkim SC, St & OBC Development Corporation Ltd. From Rs. 10 lakhs to Rs. 20 lakhs Crores. Approved...

CM’s Special Scholarship Scheme gets underway with 40 admitted to Sikkim’s leading schools.

GANGTOK, 20 Feb: The 40 students selected as the first batch of the Chief Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme have been admitted to private schools across the State with the new academic session. Of the forty, 11 students have been admitted to St. Xavier’s School, Pakyong, 7 to Namchi Public School, 12...

Schools to start as per earlier timetable from today.

GOVERNMENT ROLLS BACK NEW TIMETABLE ON APPEAL OF TEACHERS GANGTOK, February 14: Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today announced the decision of the State Government to withdraw the revised time schedule in the Government schools and to restore back to existing school timetable following submissions from the...

International Rhododendron Fest will have manifold benefits, say Tourism Minister.

Gangtok: Posters, Stickers and Audio CD for International Rhododendron Festival (IRF) were released by Mr. Bhim Dhungel, Minister for Forest, Environment and Wildlife Management Department (FE & WMD), Govt. of Sikkim, at Forest Conference hall on Tuesday. Mr. Dhungel said in his address, the basic...

Sikkim to become first in installing automatic weather stations at BAC Level.

Gangtok, December 14: The Department of space under Ministry of Science and Technology has provided 15 automatic weather stations for Sikkim in regard to long term study of weather pattern and rainfall in the state due to climate change. While speaking to SIKKIM EXPRESS, State Science and Technology...

Capacity building is for future of the youths: CM.

Namchi: Chief Minister Dr. Pawan Chamling Thursday inaugurated the State Institute of Capacity Building, at Karfectar, Jorethang in South Sikkim. Addressing the function organized on the occasion by the Department of Personal he said this institute was the first of its kind in the entire country and hence...

Sikkim Glacier Commission Member briefs Minister on findings ‘Sikkim’s Glaciers will see no decrease in foreseeable future’.

Gangtok, 13, Dec: On 29 Nov 2009, Dr.Milap Chand Sharma, Associate Professor from JNU and a member of the Sikkim Glacier Commission delivered a presentation to Minister for Science & Technology, Bhim Dhungel, and Secretary ML Arrawatia, at Sikkim House regarding the glacier studies which he has carried...

Women given respect by SDF, says Cheli Morcha.

GANGTOK: An interactive meeting of newly formed Cheli Morcha Committee of Sikkim Democratic Front was held SDF headquarters on December 8 which was presided by Morcha General Secretary Mrs. Manita Manger. Members from all the four districts were present and discussed their role in the society. The...

CM announces Forests Museum to celebrate Sikkim’s traditional commitment to conservation.

GANGTOK, 9th December: Chief Minister Pawan Chamling announced today that ‘world class’ Forest Museum dedicated to the 100 years of forestry in Sikkim will be constructed in Sikkim will be constructed in Sikkim in the coming days. He was addressing a packet auditorium at Saramsa Gardens at the concluding...

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