President

President


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Dr. Pawan Chamling: A Politician, social Worker, Poet and a writer was Born on 22nd September 1950 at Yangang South Sikkim. He joined politics in 1973 and was elected to Sikkim Legislative assembly in 1985. He was Minister for Industries, Information and Public Relations from 1989 to 1992. He formed the Sikkim Democratic Front party on March 4, 1993 and has been Chief Minister of Sikkim for the four consecutive term.

  1. NAME:
Dr. Pawan Chamling
  1. NAME OF CONSTITUENCY:
Poklok Kamrang.
  1. FATHER’S NAME:
Shri Aash Bahadur Chamling.
  1. MOTHER’S NAME:
Smt. Aasha Rani Chamling.
  1. DATE OF BIRTH:
September 22, 1950.
  1. PLACE OF BIRTH:
Yangang, South Sikkim.
  1. MARITAL STATUS:
Married.
  1. NUMBER OF CHILDREN:
Daughters – 4; Sons – 4.
  1. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:
PhD (honoris cousa), Manipal University, 2003.
  1. PROFESSION (PREVIOUS):
Government Contractor (Class 1 unlimited).
  1. PERMANENT ADDRESS:
Ghurbisey, Namchi, South Sikkim.
  1. PRESENT ADDRESS:
Mintokgang, Gangtok, Sikkim (Residence).
  1. OFFICIAL ADDRESS:
Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Tashiling, Gangtok, Sikkim.
  1. PHONE NUMBER (OFFICE):
03592 – 202575.
  1. PHONE NUMBER (RESIDENCE):
03592 – 202536, 202304, 221122.
  1. POSITIONS HELD (YEARWISE):
1985-89, MLA & Chairman, Sikkim Distilleries Ltd. 1989-92, Minister for Industries, IPR & Printing Department. Chief Minister of Sikkim from 12th December 1994 till date.
  1. SOCIO-CULTURAL ACTIVITIES:
Prominent contribution in the movement towards recognition of Nepali Language in the 8th schedule of Indian Constitution. A pioneer in the promotion of cooperative movement in Sikkim. Significant involvement in the cultural and intellectual discourses spanning the last four decades. Formed Nirman Prakashan in 1977. Chief Editor- Nirman quarterly magazine. A prolific writer, poet and thinker.
  1. FAVOURITE PASTIME & RECREATION:
Reading, writing and social works.
Awards & Honours.
  1. Chintan Purashkar, 1987:
presented by Sikkim Sahitya Parishad for his poem “Maile samjheko samjhana-ma kati kati, being published in the Annual literary magazine Chintan.
  1. Bharat Siromani 1996:
presented by Shiromani Foundation, New Delhi on March 5, 1997 “for his outstanding contribution to integrate the people of Sikkim with the rest of the country, for endeavouring to bring them in the national mainstream and for reinforcing democratic system in Sikkim”.
  1. Greenest Chief Minister of India, 1998:
presented by Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi for his outstanding contribution towards Nature conservation measures undertaken in the Country.
  1. Man of the Year, 1998 :
presented by Biographical Institute, USA for “his outstanding accomplishment to date and the noble example he has set for this peers and entire community”.
  1. Manav Seva Purashkar, 1999:
presented by Institute of Economic Studies, New Delhi for his “rare vision in bringing about far-reaching changes in the quality of life for poor …….. championing the cause of the Sikkimese people and downtrodden specially upliftment of women rights and child welfare.
  1. Poets’ Foundation Award, Kolkata, 2002:
presented by POETS FOUNDATION, Kolkata “for his lifetime achievement in literature” for 2001.
  1. Doctor of Philosophy (honoris causa), 2003:
Honour given by Sikkim Manipal University for “his vision, leadership and contribution in the field of social upliftment of weaker sections, backward classes and all round development of Sikkim”.
  1. Leadership and Good Governance Award,2009:
Presented by the Universal Peace Federation on July 6, 2009 to Shri Pawan Chamling for manifesting “the highest standard of excellence in leadership, integrating professional excellence and practical experience with moral and spiritual wisdom.
  1. Bhanu Puraskar, 2010:
Given by Sikkim Sahitya Parishad for his long time ‘special contribution towards preservation and development of literature, arts and culture’ on July 13, 2010.
  1. Thekong Ambassador of Peace 2010:
Conferred by the Pang Lhabsol Committee for ‘his inspiring efforts to unite the bonds of peace and harmony between the different communities of Sikkim’.
Other Awards received by the Chief Minister.
YEAR OF AWARD
NAME OF AWARD
  1. 1995:
Balraj Sahani National Award.
  1. 1996:
Secular India harmony Award.
  1. 1998:
Pride of India Gold Award.
  1. 1999:
Outstanding Man of the 20th Century.
  1. 1999:
Man of the Year (ABI).
  1. 1999:
Indo Nepal Friendship & Economic Cooperation.
  1. 1999:
Man of Dedication Manav Sewa Puraskar.
  1. 1999:
Secular India Harmony Award- 1998.
  1. 1999:
Rashtriya Ekta Purashkar.
  1. 1999:
Gold Star Award.
  1. 1999:
International Man of the Millennium.
  1. 1999:
ABI Gold Record of Achievement for 1999.
  1. 1999:
Best Citizen of India.
  1. 2000:
The ABI Laurels for Dedicated Personal Attainment (World Laureate of the ABI).
  1. 2000:
Outstanding Speaker Award by IBC.
  1. 2000:
2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century.
  1. 2000:
Outstanding man of 20th Century & Millennium Medal of Honor.
  1. 2000:
Commemorative Medal of Honor, Hallmark.
  1. 2000:
Man of the Year- 2000.
  1. 2000:
Gold Star Award-A Symbol of Outstanding Achievement.
  1. 2000:
Sahitya Sanskar Samman.
  1. 2000:
One-in-a-Million Award.
  1. 2000:
Platinum record for exceptional performance by ABI.
  1. 2000:
Jawaharlal Nehru Excellence Award by Institute of Economic studies.
  1. 2000:
International Medal of Vision.
  1. 2000:
Seva Ratna Award by Indian Board of Alternative Medicines.
  1. 2000:
International order of marit by IBC.
  1. 2000:
American Order of Excellence.
  1. 2001:
Outstanding man of 21st Century by ABI.
  1. 2001:
International Personality of the Year by IBC.
  1. 2001:
Universal Award of accomplishment by ABI.
  1. 2001:
Man of the Year.
  1. 2001:
Induction into the 2002-2003 Issue of Leading Intellectuals of the World.
  1. 2001:
American Medal of Honour.
  1. 2001:
Presidential Seal of Honour 2001.
  1. 2001:
2001 Noble Prize for outstanding achievement and contributions to Humanity of the United Cultural Convention (UCC), USA.
  1. 2001:
The International Biographical Centre Lifetime Achievement Award.
  1. 2001:
Life time achievement award by IBC.
  1. 2002:
Outstanding Man of the 21st Century.
  1. 2002:
American Medal of Honor.
  1. 2002:
Vikas Shiromani Puraskar by institute of Economic studies.
  1. 2002:
National Citizen’s Award.
  1. Oct. 11, 2003:
Doctor of Philosophy (honoris causa) from the Manipal University.
  1. 2005:
Man of Achievement.
  1. 2005:
State’s Impressive Performance Award by the India Today conclave of Chief Ministers.
  1. 2005:
Best state award in education by India Today Group.
  1. 2005:
1st Bharat Gauarv Award & Patronship.
  1. 2006:
Award for Best Eco-Tourism Destination
  1. 2006:
American Medal of Honour.
  1. 2006:
7th Best in the Country according to Galileo Travel World’s Awards.
  1. 2006:
Best performance state by India Today Group.
  1. 2007:
National Tourism Awards 2005-06.
  1. 2009:
Leadership and Good Governance Award by the Universal Peace Federation.
  1. 2009:
Bharat Nirman Award for Best Small State in Rural Roads.
  1. 2009:
Bharat Nirman Award for Best Small State in E-governance.
  1. 2009:
Bharat Nirman Award for Best Small State in Rural Electrification.
  1. 2009:
Bharat Nirman Award for Best Small State in Education.
  1. 2009:
Diamond State award best in a small state category for ‘Water and Sanitation’ and also bagged special first top five states award.
  1. 2012:
Bharat Asmita Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar.