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S IkKIM HERALD

Vol.56 No. 19 visit us at www.sikkimipr.org Gangtok (Tuesday) March 27, 2012 Regd. No.WB/SKM/01/05

State level seminar on development of bee keeping in Sikkim

Sikkim MPs call on Union Finance Minister


New Delhi, March 21: Members of Parliament in Rajya Sabha, Mr. Hishey Lachungpa and in Lok Sabha, Mr. P. D. Rai called on Union Finance Minister, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee at his office in the Parliament House after the days morning session of the ongoing budget session. During the half an hour meet with the Finance Minister, the two Parliamentarians placed a fresh memorandum requesting the exemption of Central Service Tax from Retrospective date in Sikkim as well as exemption of Income Tax for the old settlers of the State. During the discussion, the Members of Parliament also informed the Finance Minister of the several memorandums submitted by Chief Minister Mr. Pawan Chamling to the Prime Minister on these tax issues pending with the Union Government and requested for an early solution of the imbroglio. The Rajya Sabha and Lok sabha Members from Sikkim also endorsed the memorandum submitted by the Joint Action Committee of All Sikkim Tourism Stakeholders before the Union Finance Minister demanding that the Central Service Tax be

Minister Mr. D.N.Takarpa releases a souvenir on bee keeping published by National Bee Board at Chintan Bhawn. Gangtok, March 23: Two days long state level seminar on awareness, motivation and technology transfer for development of beekeeping in Sikkim commenced today at Chintan Bhawan, Gangtok. The seminar was organised by Hi-Tech Natural Producers (India) Ltd. and sponsored by National Bee Board, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India under Horticulture Mission for North Eastern and Himalayan States and supported by Department of Horticulture, Agriculture, Forest, College of Agricultural Engineering and Post Harvest Technology, CAU, Gangtok, Government of Sikkim. The two days long seminar is being participated by about two hundred bee keepers from different parts of the state and adjoining state of West Bengal. The first day of the seminar dealt on the basics of bee keeping, its benefits, quality bee keeping equipments and its uses, scientific management of honey bee colonies during different season and advisories for good bee keeping practices, uses of honey in ayurved and medicines, handling and inspection of bee colonies. Success stories on bee keeping in Sikkim was also presented during the technical session in order to encourage the farmers in this sector. Besides, the status of bee keeping in India and the world scenario, constraints and opportunities in bee keeping was also highlighted. The inaugural session also saw a presentation on role of bee keeping in overall sustainable development of agriculture and allied activities by Dr. B.L.Sarswat,

Poverty level in Sikkim comes down as per new poverty official estimates for 2009-10
Gangtok : The new poverty official estimates for 2009-2010 released by the Planning Commission, Government of India on 19th March 2012, shows that the present Government in Sikkim has been successful in reducing poverty in the State. The poverty level are based on the methodology suggested by the Tendulkar Committee with estimates from NSS 66 th round of consumer expenditure based on 2009-10 prices. In 2004-2005 the poverty level in Sikkim stood at 30.9% with 1,70,000 people living below the poverty level. Due to the intensive poverty alleviation programme initiated by the State Government the poverty level has been brought down to 13.1% with only 80,000 people now living below the poverty level. The poverty level has significantly reduced in both urban and rural areas. In 2004 the level in rural area was 31.8% with 1,50,000 people living Below Poverty Level. The Below Poverty Level in urban areas was 25.9% with 20,000 people living Below Poverty Level. This level has drastically reduced to 5% in urban area with only 10,000 people now living the Below Poverty level. In rural area the level has reduced to 15.5% with 70,000 people living Below Poverty Level. In comparison to India level the Poverty level of Sikkim is half of the National level of 29.8%. The level of 15.5% in rural areas is also half of the national level of 33.8%. The State urban level of 5% of urban areas is one fourth of the National level of 20.9%. The latest poverty level clearly shows that the state government is well within its goal of declaring Sikkim as poverty free state.

Executive Director, National Bee Board. After this seminar the farmers will be given exposure trip and training in different other parts of the state and the country where bee keeping has been adopted in order to make them aware, educate and give field experience to the farmers on the scientific method of bee keeping. It may be mentioned here that the state government through the Horticulture Department is providing various types of benefits to the farmers to encourage the farmers in this sector like subsidy in bee box, financial incentives for production of bee colonies for bee breeders and incentives for purchase of bee colonies and equipments. Mr. D.N.Takarpa, Minister for Agriculture and Horticulture recalled the training imparted to the farmers on bee keeping way back in 2006 and said that substantial progress has been made in this direction since then. Conducive environment has been created in the state for the development of bee keeping owing to the ban on the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides in the state and there has been increase in their numbers, the minister stated. But at the same time he added that the farmers have not started taking this as a profession. The minister also gave a positive note on the establishment of Integrated Bee keeping Development Centre for the development of research activities in this sector. Establishment of separate cell for bee keeping in the department will also help to encourage this sector in the state, he added. Earlier, Secretary, Agriculture and Horticulture, Mr.Vishal Chauhan in his address felt the need of establishment of Integrated Bee keeping Development Centre in the state for the development of this sector in the state. He said that bee keeping is not only beneficial for honey production but also for agriculture, horticulture, forestry and allied sectors. Inorder to encourage this sector in the state it is essential that the capacity is enhanced and expertise is built, he said and directed the department officials to take maximum benefit from this two days workshop. At the same time he also directed the department officials to put up proposals for the training in bee keeping. At least one officer in each district has to be an expert in this sector so that the expertise reaches Contd. on page 8

applicable in Sikkim from a prospective date preferably from 1st April, 2012 rather than from retrospective date. The Union Finance Minister was apprised that summons were being issued repeatedly for collection of central Service tax on a retrospective effect from 2006. The MPs also cited several reasons as to why service tax was to be implemented on a prospective date. Some of the reasons were lack of proper knowledge on Service tax by the people of the state and the major slump on the tourism sector in Sikkim by the devastating earthquake of September 18, 2011. The issue of exemption of Income Tax for old settlers was also discussed with the Finance Minister. They mentioned that there were some 400 old settlers who have been living in Sikkim prior to the promulgation of Sikkim Subject Regulation, 1961 and the demand which the Union Finance Minister was fully aware was pending for a decision before the Central government. Mr. Mukherjee was positive to the demands of the MPs and assured the two members that he would look into the matter and come up with some solution.

Two days Sikkim Legislative Assembly concludes


Gangtok, March 20: On the second day of the Sikkim Legislative Assembly, two Bills namely the Sikkim Disposal and Destruction of Documents and Records Bill, Bill No. 25 of 2012 and the Sikkim Siddhesvara Dham (Amendment) Bill, Bill No. 26 of 2012 were introduced by Mr Pawan Chamling, Chief Minister and also the Minister-in-Charge of Law Department and Mr Bhim Dhungel Minister-in-Charge of Tourism and Civil Aviation Department, respectively. Both the Bills were unanimously passed by the House. In the financial business, the Second Supplementary Demands for Grants 2011-2012 and the Vote on Account 2012-2013 which were introduced on the first day of the session by the Chief Minister were also unanimously passed by the House. The Chief Minister who is also the Minister-in-Charge of Finance, Revenue and Expenditure Department introduced the Sikkim Appropriation Bill, Bill No. 24 of 2012 for the second Supplementary Demands for Grants 2011-2012. The bill was introduced in pursuance of clause (1) of Article 204 read with Article 205 of the Constitution of India to provide for the appropriation out of the consolidated fund of the state of Sikkim of the moneys required to meet the expenditure charged on the consolidated fund of the state of Sikkim and Supplementary Grants made by the Sikkim Legislative Assembly for the expenditure of the Government of Sikkim for the financial year 2011-12. He also introduced the Sikkim Appropriation Bill, Bill No 23 of 2012 for the Vote on Account 2012-2013 in the House. Both the Bills were also passed by the House unanimously. The House also unanimously adopted the Government Resolution No. 1 of 2012 A policy Resolution 2012 on the Contd. on page 8

Pearls of Wisdom
Life shrinks and expands proportionate to ones courage. - Anais Nin

SIKKIM HERALD

Gangtok, (Tuesday) March 27, 2012

District Diary
Beautician and Driving training for unemployed youth of Namchi
Namchi, March 19: A training on beautician and driving course for the unemployed youths falling under Namchi Municipal Council (NMC) started today at Namchi. The driving course is being held for both male and female youths. This training programme which is being funded by Swarna Jayanti Swar Rojgar Yojana (SJSRY) Government of India has 35 candidates in each course from 7 wards under Namchi Municipal Council. After the completion of the training, the driver trainees will be provided with driving license while the beautician trainees will be provided with license to start her own beauty parlour. The trainees will also be provided `10,000/- each by Namchi Municipal Council including all the necessary things. The training will be provided by local trainers identified by Namchi Municipal Council and for the beautician training three parlours of Namchi has been identified for providing the training. The training programme was inaugurated by Mr. N.H. Ansari, Vice Chairman NMC.

Workshop on e-tendering
Gangtok, March 23: A workshop on e-tendering was organised by the Department of Information Technology, Government of Sikkim in collaboration with National Informatics Centre, Sikkim state unit at a local hotel, today. Officials from the National Informatics Centre (NIC), Government of India who have been involved in implementing etendering in various State Governments demonstrated the processes involved in adopting this technology. The Minister for Information Technology, Mr. N.K. Pradhan mentioned that etendering system is not a new phenomenon to the state as it has already been implemented by RMDD. E-tendering will be good for administrators, suppliers and stakeholders as the security features has been incorporated in the system and further facilitate the Government departments to bring in more transparency and efficiency in the entire procurement process. Todays workshop he said is to get first hand information about e-tendering process. Mr. K. Srinivas Raghavan, Senior Technical Director, NIC elaborated on the features and objectives of the system. He further stated that the system brings in better accountability, increased authenticity, confidentiality and enhanced availability during the procurement activities. Ministry of Commerce and Industries is the nodal department wherein 19 states of the country alongwith 7 PSUs have already incorporated the system, he informed. Mrs. Usha Saxena, Senior Director, NIC presented a live demonstration of the e-tendering system wherein normal procedure has been incorporated in the system, she added. Earlier, Mr. K.K. Pradhan, Secretary IT in his welcome address stated that the State government has decided to adopt e-tendering for all projects above ` 2 crores. In this regard, a workshop on e-tendring is being organised in the state to inform about the basics of the system to the policy makers, heads of the department and line department officials.

Training programme for trainers


A training of trainers programme was organized by the Sikkim State Legal Services Authority in coordination with the District Legal Services Authorities of the South & West District at Namchi on March 17 and 18 in the District Court Premises and on March 20 and 21 in the Conference Hall of the High Court of Sikkim for the East & North District at Gangtok, for the designated Juvenile/Child Welfare Officers nominated from the Police Department, Members of Juvenile Justice Boards, Sikkim, Officers of the Social Justice Empowerment and Welfare Department and panel Advocates nominated by the District legal Services Authorities. This training programme on juvenile jurisprudence, child psychology and behavioral science was organized to enable the trainees to act as Resource Persons in imparting further training to be conducted by the District Legal Services Authorities in coordination with Sikkim State Legal Services Authority on a regular basis as per the guidelines issued by the national Legal Services Authority under the directions of the Supreme Court of India in Writ Petition (Civil) 473 of 2005 Sampurna Behrua-vs-Union of India & Ors. The training was imparted by Mr. Anant Kumar Asthana, a child rights lawyer and panel advocate of Delhi Legal Services Authority.

World Water Day celebration at Gyalshing and Pakyong Farmers from Sikkim exposed to Large Cardamom plantation at Lava In the debate competition Gyalshing: World Water Day judicious use of water and based
2012 was celebrated in a befitting manner with the theme Water & Food Security: the world is thirsty because we are hungry by BAC, Gyalshing in collaboration with Communication & Capacity Development Unit (CCDU) SIRD on March 22 at Zilla Bhawan. Area MLA Mr P.L.Subba stressed on the importance of creating awareness among the public, regarding the importance of water conservation. Mr. T.B.Chettri, Principal, D.I.E.T., Gyalshing spoke on the need to preserve water. While, Mr. Shiva Prasad Sharma, Field Facilitator highlighted on the role of Village Water & Sanitation Committee (VWSC), Community led total sanitation campaign and its sustainability and on importance of water. And BDO, Gyalshing Mr. Hemant Rai presented his key note address. Lingchom Secondary School was declared a winner. It was followed by on the spot quiz competition amongst the student. The demonstration of electro chlorinator and terra filter was also demonstrated by the AE/BAC Mrs. Pushpa Sharma with Junior Engineer Mr. Palzor Bhutia through which chlorine could be prepared locally and used to consume clean drinking water at home or in schools. Sample chlorine being prepared by the BAC was also distributed to the student participants. Pakyong: A day long programme was also organized by Block Administrative Centre, Pakyong in collaboration with CCDU, SIRD to celebrate World Water Day at Community Hall, Pakyong. The programme was organized with a view to generate awareness among students and public about the on the theme, Water & Food Security. BDO Pakyong, Mr.Dhiraj Subedi highlighted the importance of the day. Likewise, AE Pakyong BAC, Mr. Rudra Pokhrel, demonstrated and explained the working of electrochlorinator. The programme also included quiz competition and drawing competition among school children of the nearby schools. The programme conducted by Ms. Ganga Bhandari, Field Facilitator, BAC Pakyong ended with distribution of prizes to the winning participants. With a view to demonstrate to farmers of Sikkim the large cardamom plantations of neighbouring areas in line with the extension principle of Seeing is Believing and to provide an opportunity to large cardamom farmers for informal learning through interaction and sharing and exchange of knowledge, information, views and idea, eighty progressive farmers from all four Districts of the state visited Lava in Algarah Block of Kalimpong Sub-division in Darjeeling District of West Bengal during FebruaryMarch 2012 as part of exposure tour to areas where significant success has been achieved in large cardamom farming. Farmers of the state visited large cardamom plantations at village Gitbeong and learnt of the different management practices adopted by the farmers there. The farmers were impressed at the well maintained plot and remarked that it was possible to maintain the same type of crop in Sikkim too if the practices followed in Lava was adopted earnestly. Another area that impressd the farmers was the method of sanitation. The farmers expressed gratitude to the Department for the opportunity to farmers for organizing the exposure tour to the large cardamom plantations outside the state. The agronomic practices followed for growing the crop at Lava was purely traditional in nature without use of any synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. The crop was grown under totally organic conditions with use of organic Farm Yard Manure along with provision of irrigation water during the lean winter season using indigenous methods and resources. Harvesting of the crop was followed by intensive care of the plot through application of organic manure to soil in order to replenish the soil nutrients. The care extended to each plant after

A warm welcome for Padma Shri Kedar Gurung


Gyalshing, March 24: Mr. Kedar Gurung was given a warm welcome on his arrival at Melli after recieving the prestigious Padma Shri award 2012 in the field of Literature & Education in New Delhi. The district officials, Pachim Sikkim Sahitya Prakashan, NGOs, Associations under the initiation of Area MLA, Mr. P.L.Subba organized a formal reception programme at Melli Cheek Post, South Sikkim. Mr. Kedar Gurung is only the 9th Sikkimese person to have received Indias highest civilian awards, Padma Sri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan or Bharat Ratna. Mr. Kedar Gurung is also a recepient of numerous othr awards and literary honours like Bhanu Award and felicitations for his contribution to Nepali literature. Mr. Gurung has been the editor of Srashta for the past 22 years. Mr. Kedar Gurung is a contemporary poet who uses satire with great effectiveness

Horticulture Dept. distributes benefits to farmers


Mangan : The Department of Horticulture and Cash Crop Development organized a day long awareness-cum- distribution of sanction order of fabricated green houses, flower and ginger seed under Horticulture mission for North East and Himalayan state for the year 2011-12 at conference hall of BAC, Kabi on March 21. Altogether sixty Tubular structured green houses were distributed to the beneficiaries of Phensong and Kabi- Tingda GPU during the programme. 32 units of Hybrid cymbidium seedlings to the beneficiaries of LingthemLingdem, Tingchim Mangshila, Lower Rongong and 500 kgs of ginger seeds along with organic manure were also distributed to the farmers of Kabi. Minister, Mr. D.N.Takarpa stated that the programme was organized for the distribution of the benefits that had been sanctioned and approved by the Chief Minister during his 42 days long village to village tour. The horticulture, agriculture and allied sectors are an alternative source of income for the people of Sikkim as it has vast scope, therefore, the people should come forward and adopt these as professions. Highlighting on the major achievements of the department he informed that by the year 2015 Sikkim would achieve the final step to organic certification. While, Minister Mr.T. T. Bhutia called upon the people to extend cooperation to the state governments flagship programmes and urged the beneficiaries to make proper use of the benefits received .

harvest was a critical factor determining further growth and development including yield of the crop in the ensuing season. In addition, the harvested culms were all collected, heaped and burnt thereby helping in effective management of the disease inoculum in field, a farm practice worth emulating and often neglected by farmers. Mr.Phurba Sherpa, an organic farmer maintained yielding plots as old as sixteen years which were well managed, healthy and free from pests and diseases. With large cardamom being a cross pollinated crop, a few plants of the Churmpa variety, a wild cultivar of large cardamom which was maintained by each farmer in his plot helped in imparting host plant resistance to the cultivated species. Lava was selected for the visit as the region shared close similarity in terms of agro-climate and edaphic conditions including altitudinal aspects which was comparable with the large cardamom growing regions in Sikkim. Gitbeong village in Algarah is flanked on either side by Kalimpong and Gorubathan. Another important large cardamom growing belt in the region, Today also falls within this area.. The itinerary also included visit to the Indian Agriculture Research Institute where farmers of South District interacted with the scientists and observed the pot experiments aimed at managing the viral diseases including greening disease of mandarin oranges being undertaken at Institute. The farmers were escorted by Deputy Director of the Department and accompanied by Horticulture Development Officers along with Assistant Director, Senior Farm Manager of Spices Board Office Kalimpong, the organization instrumental in supporting the efforts of the large cardamom farmers of Darjeeling District.

SIKKIM HERALD
Government of Sikkim Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department
Notification No. 162/204/LR&DMD(S) Dated: 15/3/2012

Gangtok, (Tuesday) March 27, 2012

Forest Environment & Wildlife Management Department Sikkim Biodiversity Conservation & Forest Management Project (SBFP)
No. GOS/FEWMD/SBFP/DFO/P&A/419 Dated: 20/3/2012

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Applications are invited from eligible candidates to fill up the following posts under Sikkim Biodiversity Conservation & Forest Management Project (SBFP) on contractual basis for one year Sl. No 1 2 Name of Post Minimum Qualifications No of Post Consolidated pay

DECLARATION UNDER SECTION 6 OF LAND ACQUISITION ACT, 1894 (ACT I OF 1894)


Whereas the functions of the Central Government under Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (I of 1894), in relation to the acquisition of land for the purpose of the Union have been entrusted to the State Government by Notification No.12018/12/76/LRD dated the 10.1.1978 issued by the Government of India in the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation under clause (I) of Articles 258 of the constitution of India. And whereas the Governor is satisfied that land is needed for a public purpose, not being a purpose of the Union, namely for the construction of RCC Bridge over Teesta River by 107 RCC, GREF at Sangkalang under Lingdong and Kazor block North Sikkim, it is hereby declared that cadastral Plot Nos. noted under the Schedule of Properties below and measuring more or less 0.1940 hectares is needed for the aforesaid public purpose at the public expense within the aforesaid block of Lingdong and Kazor, North Sikkim. Schedule of Properties Lingdong Block. Plot No. 245/P measuring more or less an area 0.0440 hectare. Boundary East : Teesta River West: Toong-Sangkalang Road North: D.F. of Nethup Lepcha South: Sikkim Sarkar (Khasmal) Kazor Block Plot No. 359/496/P measuring more or less an area 0.1500 hectare. Boundary East : Mangan-Sangkalang Road West: Sikkim Sarkar (Khasmal) North: C.F. of Chungdi Lepcha & Sikkim Sarkar (Khasmal) South: C.F. of Chungdi Lepcha & Sikkim Sarkar (Khasmal) This declaration is made under the provision of Section 6 of L.A.Act, 1894 (Act I of 1894) to all whom it may concern. A plan of the land may be inspected in the office of the District Collector North, Mangan. Sd/(S.B.S. Bhadauria) Secretary Land Revenue & DM Department Government of Sikkim, Gangtok File No. 204/LR&DMD(S) R.O. NO. 746/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt. 20/3/12

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Candidates must submit the following documents: 1. Copy of Certificate of identification/Sikkim Subject. 2. Certified copies of Educational Qualification from Class X onwards. 3. Work Experience Certificate. 4. Copy of valid Employment Card. 5. All other relevant supporting documents. The application with complete documents must be submitted to the Divisional Forest Officer, Planning & Administration, Sikkim Biodiversity Conservation & Forest Management Project (SBFP), JICA Office, Yakthung Building, Garigoan, Tadong, Sikkim. A detail of the advertisement is posted in the website: www. Sbfpjica.org or sik@envis.nic.in The last date for the submission of application is 10th April, 2012. Divisional Forest Officer Planning & Administration SBFP Forest, Env. & WL Mangt. Department

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Government of Sikkim Department of Tourism


No. 13(139)/DoT&CAv/74 Dated: 24/3/2012

Sikkim Hatcheries Private Limited Government of Sikkim (Undertakings) Krishi-Bhawan, Tadong (Sikkim)
No. 4273/AHLF&VS Dated: 14/3/12

NOTICE INVITING TENDER


Sealed quotations are invited from interested parties and local educated unemployed youth(s) of Sikkim for taking on lease basis of Cafeteria at Hinguatar Chakung, west Sikkim, of the Tourism Department on as is where is basis. The details of the above properties and other information may be obtained from the office of the Deputy Secretary (East) Gangtok during office hours. 1. The minimum monthly rent of the properties as assessed at ` 7744/- (Rupees Seven thousand seven hundred fourty four) only per month subject to payable on monthly basis. Tenders below this base rent will not be accepted. 2. The Properties will be leased out to the highest bidder and in no case he is allowed to withdraw the bid once his/her quotation is approved and accepted by the Department. 3. In case of default, re-tender will be issued and the defaulter will be debarred from bidding any tender(s) notified by the Department including Engineering Cell. 4. The Lease period will be initially for a period of 5(five) years from the date date of signing of Lease Deed Agreement but the first one year will be on provisional basis and Lease shall be terminated without assigning any reason thereof, depending on the performance. 5. The Lessee has to pay the rent of the property by 10th of every English Calender month. 6. The highest bidder will have to pay the Security Deposit equivalent to six months rent in the form of TDR/Fixed Deposit as the case may be within three days of acceptance of his/her bid else it will be presumed that he is not interested to take the property on lease basis and the offer will be given to the 2nd highest bidder straight -a- way without further information and notice. He/She (1st Bidder) shall have no claim or objection whatsoever in the action taken by the Department. 7. The TDR/Fixed Deposit shall be refunded to the Lessee at the time of expiration of Lease Deed period and handing over of the assets in proper condition with up-to-date payment of water, electricity bills, rent, etc. 8. The other terms and conditions will be governed by the Lased Deed Agreement. 9 The lessee shall not be allowed to sublet the properties to any third person(s) at any cost and if it is noticed later on, the Lease Deed Agreement will be cancelled and the properties will be taken possession by the Department. 10. The Tender form will be issued by the Department on production of Bank receipt of ` 500/- (Rupees five hundred) only duly credited under the Budget Head 1452/TD in the Slate Bank of Sikkim (nonrefundable) in favour of Accounts officer, Tourism Department and once Tender Form is submitted to the Department, he/she will not be allowed to withdraw it and should participate in tender process else he/ she will be treated as disqualified., The sealed quotation alongwith the copy of Sikkim Subject Certificate, Certificate of Identification as the case may be, Experience Certificate should reach the office of the undersigned as per the following dates:i) Sale of Tender Form :- 9.4.2012 during office hours. ii) Receipt of Tender Form along with the relevant documents and :- 11.4.2012 at 1400 hours. iii) Opening of Tender documents :- 12.4.2012 at 1400 hours. 11. The Degree/Diploma Certificate issued by the recognized Institute of Hotel Management/Food Craft Institute will also be taken into consideration as an added qualification but the highest bid will only be the mode of selection and acceptance. The tender will be opened in the presence of tenderers or their authorized representatives(s) in the Office of the undersigned. 12. The Tourism and Civil Aviation Department, Government of Sikkim reserves the right to accept or reject any or all the quotation(s) without assigning any reason thereof. (Prava Rai) Joint Secretary to the Government R.O.NO. 771/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12, dt. 24/3/2012 Tourism & Civil Aviation Department.

NOTICE INVITING TENDER


With the approval of the state Government Department of AHLF&VS invites tender to lease out for operation of Sikkim Hatcheries Limited at Bermoik (South Sikkim) from individual/proprietary firm/Partnership firm/Private Ltd. Company/Public Ltd. Company having experience in dealing with poultry industries for a period of five years. The premises with an area of 1.35 acres including infrastructure and hatching machines with generator backup with a capacity of 108000 eggs per hatch on following terms and conditions. The list of instruments, equipments, and civil infrastructure details can be obtained from the office of Managing Director Sikkim Hatcheries Limited, Krishi Bhawan, Tadong, 737102, Sikkim. TERMS & CONDITIONS 1. Non-transferable tender forms can be collected from the office of the Additional Director (Accounts), AHLF&VS Department, Krishi Bhawan,. Tadong, Sikkim on payment of 5000.00 (Rupees five thousand only) in the form of non-refundable demand draft between 10 am to 2 pm on all the working days from 1st April to 20th Apri12012. 2. Earnest Money in the form of refundable TDR/Demand Draft for 1,00,000.00 (One Lakh only) payable at Gangtok and drawn in favour of Additional Director (Accounts), AHLF&VS, Krishi Bhawan, Tadong, Sikkim, should be enclosed with the tender document. 3. The last date and time for receipt / submission of the tender documents by hand/ or by post is on or before by 2 PM on working days from 21st April to 30th April 2012. 4. The AHLF & VS Department, Government of Sikkim will not be responsible for non-receipt of or loss if tender document /offers in the postal transit. 5. Parties having enough experience in dealing with hatchery of poultry chicks within and outside the country may respond. 6. The premises of the Sikkim Hatcheries Limited, Bermoik will be open for inspection by Interested parties on production of tender receipts on notified dates. 7. Tender opening time and date will be indicated in the tender document which is to be opened in the presence of such tenderers who may desire to be present. 8. Undersigned reserve the right to reject any application without any reason thereof even though the applicant may primarily satisfy the pre-qualification set in the tender notice. 9. The selected firm will have to sign an agreement which can be downloaded from our website www.ahvssikkim-org. Managing Director Sikkim Hatchery Ltd. Krishi Bhawan, Tadong. R.O. NO. 750/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt. 20/3/2012.

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Gangtok, (Tuesday) March 27, 2012

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Government of Sikkim Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department
Notification No. 167/1464/LR&DMD(S) Dated: 17/3/2012

Government of Sikkim Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department Gangtok


No. 160/NLRMP. Date: 14/03/2012

NOTIFICATION
In pursuance the guidelines for constituting Project Management Unit (PMU) in the form of registered societies in the States/Union Territories under the National Land Record Management Programme (NLRMP) the State Government is hereby pleased to form the Sikkim Geotech Society as the Project Management Unit (PMU) under the said programme to function as an autonomous society under Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department consisting of the following members, namely:1. Chief Secretary Ex-officio Chairperson 2. Principal Secretary/Secretary EX-officio Member Secretary Land Revenue and OM Department 3. Secretary, DPER & NECA Department Ex-officio Member 4. Secretary, Information Technology Department Ex-officio Member 5. Secretary. Urban Development Deptt. Ex-officio Member 6. Secretary. Law Department Ex-officio Member 7. Controller, FRE Department Ex-officio Member 8. Programme Director, NLRMP, LR&DMD Ex-officio Member 9. State Informatics Officer, NIC. Sikkim Ex-officio Member 2. The functions of this society will be as follows: i. to take initiatives for complete digitization and modernization of land records in the state; ii to facilitate districts and sub-divisions for smoothly implementation of computerization of the process of property registration as well as general land management; iii. to initiate citizen centric services in land management sector; iv. to initiate process for complete digitization of cadastral maps and render map based citizen centric services to the citizens; v. to take up various other components of land modernization process as per the guidelines of National Land Record Modernization Programme; vi. to act as a nodal agency for archival of Satellite images and development of Geographic Information Systems, especially on Revenue Administration of the state; vii. to take up any other E-governance activities and facilitate districts and sub-divisional administration to render the related services to the citizens; viii to take up any research, services and employment oriented Information and Geospatial Technology based projects from any government agencies and implement in the state there by creating opportunities for employment and revenue generation in the state; ix. to organize high quality capacity building programes on modern methods of surveying like Electronic Total Station, Global Positioning System arid other modernized land management methodologies like Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System and Information Technology; x. to fully initiate and promote E-governance services in Land Management and Disaster Management sector; xi. to receive Funds and Grants for all such purposes from Department of Land Resources, Government of India and any other such funding agencies including the various departments of state and central governments and public corporations and utilize it judiciously to fulfill the various objectives of the society; xii. To organize any commercially viable scientific and technical programmes using Geospatial and Information Technology for Land and Disaster Management; xiii. to sponsor capacity building programme at various state, national and international level to various officials of the state government involved in land and disaster management on and in the area of Information and Geo-spatial Technology; xiv. to act as nodal knowledge agency in the field of Modernized Land and Disaster Management using Information and Geo-spatial Technology; xv. to procure and maintain hardware, software and civil infrastructure required to fulfill the objectives of the society; xvi. to appoint experts and trainees human resources to carry on the work of the society; xvii. to levy nominal fees fixed time to time by the governing body, for capacity building, computerization, digitization, mapping and allied services; xviii. to generate, protect and exploit significant intellectual properties through its core and sponsored activities in the field of Information and Geo-spatial Technology for land and disaster management that have high potential for cutting edge technology. xix. to prepare, print and publish and acquire books, papers, manuals, films, etc for knowledge acquiring and dissemination in the field of modernized land and disaster management. xx. to make rules and by-laws for the conduct of the affairs of the society and to add and amend them from time to time with the approval of the government of Sikkim; xxi. to obtain or accept grants , subscriptions, donations, gifts from the governments, corporations, trusts or any persons for the purpose of the society; xxii. to maintain a fund to which shall be credited; a) The fund provided by Central Government; b) Fees and other charges received by the society; c) Money received through grants, business or from various governments and corporations; 3. The Secretary, Land Revenue and Disaster Management Department/Ex-officio Member Secretary will review the progress of the Society from time to time and necessary steps will be taken henceforth. By order and in the name of the Governor. S.B.S. Bhadauria Secretary Land Revenue & DM Department Government of Sikkim File No. 12/NLRMP/LR&DMD(S)

NOTICE UNDER SECTION 4(1) OF LAND ACQUISITION ACT, 1894 (ACT I OF 1894)
Whereas it appears to the Governor that land is likely to be needed for a public purpose, not being a purpose of the Union, namely for the construction of Tourist Centre by Tourism Department at Assam block, East Sikkim, it is hereby notified that the piece of land cadastral Plot No.250/P and measuring area more or less 0.0381 hectare is likely to be needed for the aforesaid public purpose at the public expense within the aforesaid block of Assam, East Sikkim. Boundary East : P.F. of Lal Bahadur Rai West : P.F. of Lal Bahadur Rai North : PWD Road South : PWD Road This notification is made, under the provision of Section 4(1) of L.A.Act, 1894, (Act I of 1894) to all whom it may concern. A plan of land may be inspected in the Office of the District Collector East, Gangtok. In exercise of the powers conferred by the aforesaid Section, the Governor is further pleased to authorize the Officers for the time being engaged in the undertaking, with their servants and workmen, to enter upon and survey the land and do all other acts required or permitted by that section. And whereas there is urgency to acquire land, the Governor is further pleased to direct Under Section 17(4) of L.A.Act, 1894, (Act I of 1894) that the provision of Section 5-A of the Act shall not apply. Sd/-S.B.S. Bhadauria Secretary Land Revenue & DM Department Government of Sikkim File No. 1464/LR&DMD(S) R.O. NO. 761/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt. 22/3/12

Government of Sikkim Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department


Notification No. 165/1069/LR&DMD(S) Dated: 17/3/2012

DE ACQUISITION UNDER SECTION 48(1) OF LAND ACQUISITION ACT, 1894 (ACT I OF 1894)
Whereas the land whose description is given below was likely to be needed for public purpose and notification to that effect had been made in the official Gazette No.503 dated 10.12.2009 under section 4(1) of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 and whereas it has subsequently been revealed that the land is not required for public purpose and that possession over the land has not been taken over by the District Collector, East. The notification made earlier Under Section 4(1) of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 is hereby cancelled. Description of land Plot No. : 55 &55/1411 Area : .3820 & .4000 Hect. Block : Tadong District : East Sikkim. BOUNDARY: EAST : Old GMC block boundary WEST : Land of Sonam Wongdi Bhutia NORTH : Jhora SOUTH : Jhora. Sd/-S.B.S. Bhadauria Secretary Land Revenue & DM Department Government of Sikkim File No. 1059/LR&DMD(S) R.O. NO. 759/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt.22/3/12

IN THE COURT OF THE SUB DIVISIONAL MAGISTRATE GANGTOK, EAST SIKKIM

AFFIDAVIT
Whereas I, Mrs. Rikzim Tenzing, wife of Late Lt. Col. (Retd.) Sonam Wangchuk Lepcha, age 67 years, by faith Buddhist, by occupation House Wife, resident of Diesel Power House road, Gangtok, P.O. and P.S. Gangtok, East Sikkim, do hereby solemnly affirm and declare that 1. My correct and full name is Mrs. Rikzim Tenzing as recorded in my Passport Sl. No. G9294116. 2. All the names i.e. Rigzim Lepcha, Rigzim Tenzing, Riksim Tenzing, Rigsim Tenzing, Riksin Wangchuk, Rikzim Wangchuk, Rikzim Wangchuk Lepcha are the names of the same person i.e. myself. 3. I was born on 16th day of April 1943 at Singhik, in the North District of Sikkim. 4. I am the widow of Late Lt. Col. (Retd) Sonam Wangchuk Lepcha. I do hereby verify and declare that what I have stated above is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. I have signed this Affidavit at Gangtok, East Sikkim on this 16th day of January, 2012. Identified by me: Tashi Chophel Deponent Rikzim Tenzing

R.O. NO. 754/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt. 21/3/12

Government of Sikkim Department of Commerce & Industries Secretariat Annexe-I (3rd Floor) Gangtok
No. 269/C&I Dated: 23/3/2012

SCRAP NOTICE
Quotations are invited from the interested parties to left the vehicle No. SK-02/4053 (Gypsy) on scrap basis at an amount of ` 15,673/- (Rupees -fifteen thousand six hundred and seventy three) only based on the valuation done by the Transport Department (SNT). The vehicle can be inspected at Secretariat Annexe -I next to the Power Department during the office hours with the permission of the concerned authority. Quotations may be submitted to the undersigned within 15 days of issue of this advertisement. Deputy Secretary Commerce & Industries Department.

R.O. NO. 774/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. dt. 26/3/2012

SIKKIM HERALD

Gangtok, (Tuesday) March 27, 2012

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Government of Sikkim Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department
Notification No. 166/37-III/ LR&DMD(S) Dated: 17/3/2012

Government of Sikkim Social Justice, Empowerment and Welfare Department (Women & Child Development Division) Gangtok
No. 688/20/H & / W&CDD Date: 21/3/2012

EMPLOYMENT NOTICE
Applications are invited from eligible local candidate for filling up of the following posts in the State Child Protection Society (SCPS) at State level and District Child Protection UNIT (DCPU) at District level under Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS), Social Justice Empowerment and Welfare Department, which is purely on contractual basis on consolidated pay for the period of three (3) years and extendable by 2 years on the basis of performance appraisal report. STATE CHILD PROTECTION SOCIETY (SCPS) SI. Post No. of No Post 1. Accountant 1 2. Assistant-cum-Data 1 Entry Operator

Educational Qualification B.com with computer knowledge Class XII passed with diploma in computer programme & application.

Monthly Consolidated pay ` 8000/` 8000/-

DECLARATION UNDER SECTION 6 OF LAND ACQUISITION ACT, 1894 (ACT I OF 1894)


Whereas the function of the Central Government under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (Act I of 1894) in relation to the Acquisition of land for the purpose of the Union have been entrusted to the State Government by Notification No. 12018/12/76/LRD of 10.1.1978 issued by the Government of India in the Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation under clause 1 of Articles 258 of the Constitution of India. Whereas the Governor is satisfied that land is needed for a public purpose not being a purpose of the Union, namely for the construction of Permanent Bridge on GangtokChungthang road by 107 RCC GREF at Singchit block, North Sikkim, it is hereby declared that cadastral Plot Nos. 252/P, 267/ P, & 271/P measuring more or less an area 0.3400 hectare, bounded on the East:- Private holding, NSH Way and Sikkim Sarkar (Khasmal), West:Private holding and NSH Way, North:- Private holding and Sikkim Sarkar (Khasmal) and South:- NSH Way is needed for aforesaid public purpose at the public expenses within the aforesaid block of Singchit, North Sikkim. This notification is made, under the provision of Section 6 of L .A .Act, 1894 (Act I of 1894) to all whom it may concern. A plan of land may be inspected in the Office of the District Collector, North District, Mangan. Sd/-S.B.S. Bhadauria Secretary Land Revenue & DM Department R.O. NO.762/IPR/PUB/ Classi/11-12. Dt.22/3/12

DISTRICT CHILD PROTECTION UNIT (DCPU) / EAST & NORTH SI. Post No. of Educational Qualification No Post 1. District Child 1 M.A in Social work/Sociology. Protection Officer(DCPO) 2. Protection Officer 2 B.A in psychology/ social work/ Diploma in Counseling/Diploma course in Child care protection. 3. Legal-cum1 B.A LLB from recognized university having a Probation Officer subject on Juvenile Justice Act. 4. Counselor 1 Graduate in counseling /experience in counseling in any institution. 5. Social Worker 2 Graduate in Social Work, work experience if any. 6. Accountant 1 B.com with computer knowledge. 7. Data Analyst 1 Class XII passed with diploma in computer programme and application. 8. Assistant-cum Data 1 Class XII passed with diploma in computer. Entry Operator 9. Outreach Worker 2 Class X passed. DISTRICT CHILD PROTECTION UNIT (DCPU) / SOUTH & WEST SI. Post No. of Educational Qualification No Post 1. District Child 1 M.A in Social work/Sociology. Protection Officer(DCPO) 2. Protection Officer 2 B.A in Psychology/ social work/ Diploma Counseling/Diploma course in Child care protection. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Legal-cumProbation Officer Counselor Social Worker Accountant Data Analyst 1 1 2 1 1 B.A LLB from recognized university having a subject on Juvenile Justice Act. Graduate in counseling /experience in counseling in any institution. Graduate in Social Work, work experience if any. B.com with computer knowledge. Class XII passed with diploma in computer programme and application. Class XII passed with diploma in computer.

Monthly Consolidated pay ` 19,000/-

` 12,000/-

` 12,000/` 8,000/` 8,000/` 8,000/` 8,000/` 5000/` 4,000/-

Monthly Consolidated pay ` 19,000/-

` 12,000/-

` 12,000/` 8,000/` 8,000/` 8,000/` 8,000/-

Assistant-cum Data 1 ` 5000/Entry Operator 9. Outreach Worker 2 Class X passed. ` 4,000/Preference will be given to the candidates having subjects specified above. Eligible candidate may apply with the following documents:1. Attested copies of mark sheet and passed certificate of education qualification. 2. Attested copy of Sikkim Subject/Certificate of Identification. 3. Attested copy of SC/ST/MBC/OBC certificate. 4. Valid employment card. 5. Attested copies of birth certificate. 6. The age of candidate should not be more than 35 years. 7. Experience Certificate if any. The interested person should submit his/her application in the office of the Under Secretary, Social Justice Empowerment and Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim within 30 days of issue of this employment notice. Joint Secretary Social Justice Empowerment & Welfare Department. (Women & Child Development Division) Government of Sikkim.

State Trading Corporation of Sikkim Deorali (Gangtok) Sikkim (Government of Sikkim Undertaking)

CORRIGENDUM
Ref. to NIT No. STCS/I&S/03/ 11-12, dated: 12.03.12, the last date of submission of tender may be read as 29.03.12. Other terms and conditions remain unchanged. General Manager II R.O.N O.776 IPR/Pub/ Classi/11-12, Dt.26.03.2012

R.O. NO. 758/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12(III) Dt. 22/3/12

State Election Commission Sikkim Assampa Villa, Amdo Golai


No. 28/SEC/11-12 Dated: 20/3/2012

TENDER NOTICE
Sealed quotations are invited for auction of vehicle (Hard Top Gypsy) of State Election Commission AS IS WHERE IS basis. The vehicles can be inspected on any working hours parked at Veterinary Complex, Tadong and the details of the vehicle are as under: Type of Vehicle : Hard Top Gypsy Vehicle No : SK 01 G 1175 Model : 2002 Date of Purchase : 12/12/2002 Engine No : 125921 Chasis No : 213736 Valuation of vehicle : ` 1,33,690/The tender duly accompanied by temporary deposit receipt of ` 3500/- (Rupees Three Thousand five hundred) only as security deposit from the SBS drawn in favour of the Secretary, State Election Commission should reach on or before 26th April 2012 at 1.00 PM in the office of the undersigned and the same will be opened on the same day. The highest bidder will have to deposit the full amount within 7 (seven) days from the date of allotment order and lift the vehicle within the period specified therein. The department reserves right to accept or reject any quotations without assigning any reason thereof. R.O. NO. 766/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt. 23/3/12 Secretary, State Election Commission.

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SIKKIM HERALD

Gangtok, (Tuesday) March 27, 2012

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Government of Sikkim Motor Vehicles Division Transport Department Gangtok: 737101
No. 170/MV/T Dated: 20/03/2012

Irrigation & Flood Control Department Government of Sikkim Gangtok


N.I.T. No. GOS/IFCD/47 Dated: 22/03/2012

NOTICE INVITING RE-TENDER


For and on behalf on Governor of Sikkim, Chief Engineer, Irrigation & Flood Control Department, Government of Sikkim, Nirman Bhawan, Gangtok invites sealed tenders from the eligible Contractors of appropriate class of the Government of Sikkim for the works as stated herein under: Name of work SI. No. District Value put to tender (in rupees) Completion time (in months) Amount of bank receipt for cost of tender documents (in rupees) ` 1 ,00,000.00 Amount of Earest Money @2.50% for issue of tender form (in rupees) ` 38,76,868.00

NOTICE
All those who are engaged in the business of Common Carrier are requested to register their vehicles under The Carriage by Road Act 2007 / The Carriage by Road Rules 2011 before payment of the Token Tax. For further details, contact office of the Secretary, State Transport Authority, Motor Vehicles Division, Ground Floor, Yatayat Bhawan at any office working hours. Secretary State Transport Authority Motor Vehicles Division Transport Department Government of Sikkim R.O. NO. 756/IPR/PUB/ Classi/11-12. Dt. 22/3/12

Improvement of Storm water drainage below Greenfield Airport at Pakyong, Sikkim - (Part - I). Improvement of Storm water drainage below Greenfield Airport at Pakyong, Sikkim - (Part - II )

East

Rs 15,50,74,709.00

24 months

East

Rs 16,96,72,162.00

24 months

` 1,00,000.00

` 42,41,804.00

The tender will follow a two bid system comprising of Technical Bids followed by opening of the Financial Bids of the qualified bidders only. The Technical bid will consists of the following forms as prescribed by the SPWD Manual 2009 :- (i) Annexure J (ii) Form A to F, besides documents mentioned in the conditions of contract. The Financial bid will include (i) Tender Form of financial bid (ii) Priced bill of quantities (iii) Earnest money deposit (iv) General direction of condition of contract. TIME SCHEDULE (i) Date for submission of application with Bank 23-04-2012 within 1600 hours Receipt for issue of Tender Documents. (excluding the Tender Form): (ii) Date of pre-bid meeting: 25-04-2012 at 11 am at Conference Hall, Building & Housing Deptt, Nirman Bhawan. (iii) Date of issue of Tender Form: 26-04-2012 within 1600 hours (iv) Date & time for submission of Tender: 30-04-2012 within 1600 hours (v) Date & time of opening of the Technical Bid: 01-05-2012 at 11am (vi) Date & time of opening of the Financial Bid: This will be intimated later on to the Technically qualified bidders only. CONDITION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION (Technical Bid) The following criteria should be fulfilled for all Pre-qualification bids :(a) With experience having successfully completed one similar work costing not less than 30% of the estimated cost in the last five years starting from April, 2006 to March, 2011. The weightage/assessment on types of work done in last five years will be in the following manners; (i) RTW/JTW/Catch water drain/abutment, guide walls of culverts or bridges 40% of 30% of work value (ii) Road works 15% of 30% of work value (iii) Building works 15% of 30 % of work value (iv) Water supply works 15% of 30 % of work value (v) Other works 15% of 30 % of work value (b) Average annual financial turnover on construction work should be at least 20% of contract value during the last three years ending 3151 March of the previous financial year (2011 ). (c) Profit/Loss account papers should be as on 31st March of the previous financial year (2011). (d) Solvency certificate should be for an amount equal to 30% of the estimated cost of work . The grading on above criteria would be of 40 marks in case of (i) and 20 marks each in (b), (c) and (d) out of 100 marks. CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT 1. Tender is open only to Class IA Contractors/Farms registered with the Sikkim Public Work Department. 2. The intending tenders/contractors should apply in writing for issue of tender documents. The application would invariably be signed by the contractor himself/herself. The tender document will not be issued to any person on authorization other than the INTENDING TENDERER HIMSELF. The application shall be submitted individually for each work listed above with all required documents. 3. The applicants should enclose attested copies of the (a) Latest value Added Tax Clearance Certificate, (b) Validated/Updated Contractor Enlistment Certificate, and (c) Professional Tax Clearance Certificates, along with the application. It is mandatory to produce the original validated/updated Enlistment Certificate during sale/issue of the Tender Documents for verification. 4 . The prescribed Non - Transferable Tender Documents (excluding the Tender Form) can be obtained during the period specified above during office hours from the office of Chief Account Officer, Irrigation & Flood Control Department, Nirman Bhawan, Gangtok on production of requisite Bank receipt of the State Bank of Sikkim towards the cost of Tender document (non refundable) under the receipt Head 0702 Irrigation - 80 - 800 - Other Receipts- Sale of tender form. The Contractors who had participated .in the earlier tender would be allowed to purchase the tender documents with the same Bank Receipt submitted as cost of tender document . 5. Earnest money deposit @ 2.50% in the State Bank of Sikkim shall be in the form of Deposit Receipt of Schedules Bank which includes deposits in the form of temporary deposit receipts to fixed deposits receipts in favour of Chief Accounts Officer of the department. Tender Form shall be issued only on production of the deposit receipts to those contractors/farms who have obtained the Tender Documents, on production of toward deposit receipts of 2.50% earnest money. 6. The pre bid meeting of the contractors will be held on 25-04-2012 from 1100 hrs. in the conference hall of the Building & Housing department, Nirman Bhawan, Gangtok. Any clarification regarding the tender process may be discussed in this meeting and the corrigendum, if any, will be displayed on the notice board of Irrigation & Flood Control department on 26-04-2012 at 1100 hours. 7. The notification of result of Technical bid will be displayed on the notice board of Irrigation & Flood Control department on 08-05-2012. The date and time for opening of financial bid will be intimated later on to the technically qualified bidders only. 8. The outer cover of tender documents will include the separate envelopes containing (i) technical bid, (ii) financial bid and (iii) envelope containing the EMD. The name of the work and tenderer should be superscripted invariably on all the covers. Supporting documents listed at SI. No 3 (a), (b) and (c) above should be enclosed in the technical bid envelop in addition to details mentioned under conditions for pre qualification (Technical Bid). 9. Sealed tenders may be deposited in the Tender Box in the office of Chief Engineer, Irrigation & FC department, on the date and within the time indicated above and no time extension for submission would be granted. 10. Tenders will be opened by a Tender Opening and Evaluating Committee as prescribed by the Government in the presence of the tenderers on the date and time indicated above. 11. The Tenderer should sign on every page of the tender documents as acceptance of the General Direction and Conditions of Contract and other laid down norms. The rate quoted in the financial bid should be both in figures and words and should be inclusive of Value Added Tax and all other Taxes and Levies. Over writing and correction should as far as possible be avoided and if made authenticated. Incomplete/ Conditional tenders shall be rejected forthwith. 12. In case of any discrepancy in rate(s) printed in the Schedule of Rates and Quantities issued with the tender document, rate(s) as per approved Schedule of Rates will be taken as correct. For items outside the SOR 2006 (Revised), the rates shall be as per the technically checked estimate/analysis. Decision of the PCE cum Secretary will be final in this regard. 13. The work value, scope and quantum of work are subject to change, the contractor shall execute the work as per the directives of the department. No claim on this account shall be entertained whatsoever. If any extra claim is made, it shall be as per the agreement rates. 14. The contractor shall establish a field laboratory at the construction site. It shall be mandatory, to test material by the contractor at site or any other laboratory fixed by the government for quality control purpose. The department reserves the rights to withhold payments to the contractor unless test certificates are produced by the contractor when called upon to do so. 15. The contractor shall engage a Graduate/Diploma Civil Engineer(s) at the project site during the period of execution of work as per the norms prescribed in the Enlistment Rules and Grade of Contractors as well as requirement at site determined by Engineer-in-Charge. Contd. on page 7.

Government of Sikkim Forest, Environment & Wildlife Management Department Forest Secretariat Deorali (Sikkim)
No. 30(III)/HZP/Forests/13 Dated: 19/03/2012

NOTICE INVITING TENDER


Sealed quotations addressed to the Director, Himalayan Zoological Park, Bulbulay are invited from established and registered firms with valid license having own shop with full address of location for supply of captive animals feeds such as beef meat, chicken, mutton, rice, vegetables, fruits etc and essential items such as LPG refill, brooms, soaps, towels, utensils, tools, implements etc on the Himalayan Zoological Park, Bulbulay for the year 201213. The tender forms containing details of animals feeds & essential items can be obtained from the office of the Director, Himalayan Zoological Park, on production of Bank receipt of ` 2,500/- ( Rupees two thousand five hundred) only (nonrefundable) towards the costs of tender Form credited under the Forest revenue Head 040602-111-02 receipt from HZP Forest Revenue in the State Bank of Sikkim on 24th to 29 th March 2012. Tender form shall not be issued on 30 th March 2012. The quotations should reach the office of the undersigned on or before 30-03-2012 upto 12.00 noon and will be opened on the same day by the Tender Committee in the presence of bidders or their representations if any. The Department /Committee reserve the right to accept or reject any or all quotations/ tenders without assigning any reason thereof. (J.B. Subba) Director, Himalayan Zoological Park R.O. NO. 752/IPR/PUB/ Classi/11-12. Dt. 20/3/12

SIKKIM HERALD
Notification No. 168/1411/LR&DMD(S)

Gangtok, (Tuesday) March 27, 2012

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Contd. from page 6 16. Avoidable damages due to negligence of the contractor shall be at his own risk and cost. The department shall not be liable for payment of such damages (if any), including accidents to labourer at site. 17. The contractor shall be required to execute the FMP works in test patches for ensuring quality of materials and for determination of correct methodology. The test patches shall be got approved from the Engineer -In -Charge. 18. The offer shall remain valid for a period of 90 days. The work should commence within 15 days from the date of issue of Work Order. 19. All conditions as mentioned in the NIT shall be deemed to be a part of the agreement to be entered with the contractor. Security Deposit shall be collected by deductions from the running/final bills of the contractor @ 5% of the value of work done. 20. Defect liability period of the work would be fixed as one year from the date of completion of the works. The earnest money deposit and security deposit of the successful bidder will be retained for a period of one year after defect liability period is over and would be released on recommendation, from the field Engineers. 21. The contractor shall ensure the safety of plant and herbs in the road reserve area and beyond. He shall also plant additional flora as directed by the Engineer-in-Charges at his own cost in due fulfillment of the stipulation under the state Green Mission. Security deposit for the work shall be refunded only after verification of the survival of such plant in additions to the other norms laid down for the release of security deposit. 22. The Department reserves the right to accept or reject any or all tenders without assigning any reason thereof. 23. The contractors are required to register themselves under Rule 39 or 40 (as the case may be) of the Sikkim Value Added Tax Rules 2005 with the Income and Commercial Tax Division of Finance Revenue and Expenditure Department and obtain the TIN Number before the settlement of bill, or they must be a registered Companies/ Farms registered under the Companies Act, 1956, having valid PAN card and Tan. The contractors are also required to submit PAN No as per provision of Indian Income Tax Act, wherever applicable. 24. The recoveries of Income Tax, Value Added Tax, cess tax and Royalties on Forest produces shall be as per rates notified by the government from time to time and applicable on the date of payment. In no case, claim of any contractor for deduction as per rates incorporated in Analysis of Rates or Schedule of Rate or Rates on the date of tender shall be acceptable. 25. In case of carriage of Non Stock Materials, if these materials are available at site or are actually transported from a lesser distance than indicated in the scheduled the department shall pay the carriage as per actual proof of carriage supported by permits issued by Forest department indicating the quarries which is required to be submitted by contractor with bill, not exceeding the rates as incorporated in these schedule. The contractors are required to submit necessary documents to fulfill the claim of payment for carriage of Non Stock Materials. 26. Mobilization advance shall be given as per Sikkim Public Work Department Manual and General Conditions of Contract subject to availability of resources. 27. Subletting of contract work is against the norms and if it comes to the notice, the original contract shall be cancelled and appropriate action shall be initiated as per the rules. 28. In case the man power employed by the contractor are from outside the State or neighboring countries, it shall be the responsibility of the contractor to get them registered with the Labour Department, Government of Sikkim as per relevant Labour Laws. 29. The Department also reserves the right to increase, decrease, alter or modify the items of works as indicated in the NIT without assigning any reason thereof. 30. Use of explosives shall be regulated as under:a) Transportation, handling, storage and use of explosive (if necessary) shall be in accordance with the provision of the Indian Explosive, Acts and General Guideline, Circulars issued by the department and other competent authorities on the subject from time to time. b) The rules and regulations issued by the Sikkim Public Work Department or any other competent authority shall strictly be adhered to with regard to transportation, storages, handling, and use of explosives at all times. Proper daily record of receipt and issue of explosives shall be maintained by the contractor. 31. The contractor shall also make arrangements to have photographs of the works taken at least at three stages of the construction of period i.e. beginning, middle and completion stage. 32. Quarrying of stones shall be allowed only from designated approved quarries. 33. Damages to properties in and around the work site must be avoided at all cost. The contractor shall be held responsible for any acts of negligence and shall be made to make good the damages. 34. Expenditure involved for material testing, cube strength of concrete, at site or in laboratories shall be borne by the contractor. The contractor shall make necessary arrangements accordingly as and when instructed to do so. 35. It is expected of the tenderer to have inspected the site before submitting his bid. There may be possible site difficulties for which the tenderer should have their own correct assessment before submitting the bid. 36. The contractor will have to pay all taxes and duties as applicable and notified by the State/Central Government from time to time and no claim shall be entertained in this regard whatsoever. 37. The cost of stock materials supplied from the departmental store will be deducted from the contractors bills as per rules and recovery shall be made as per the issue rates of stock materials at the time of delivery. 38. In the event of declaring government holidays in any of the above schedule dates, the next working day will be followed. Chief Engineer Irrigation & FC Department Government of Sikkim Gangtok. R.O. NO. 765/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt. 22/3/12

Government of Sikkim Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department


Dated: 19/3/2012

DECLARATION UNDER SECTION 6 OF LAND ACQUISITION ACT, 1894 (ACT I OF 1894)


Whereas the Governor is satisfied that land is needed for a public purpose, not being a purpose of the Union, namely for the widening of road by SPWD (Roads & Bridges), Government of Sikkim in the block of Kopchey & Assangthang, South Sikkim, it is hereby declared that the pieces of land comprising cadastral Plot Nos. noted under the Schedule of Properties below and measuring area more or less 0.7003 hectares is needed for the aforesaid public purpose at the public expense within the afore-said block of Kopchey & Assangthang, South Sikkim. Schedule of Properties Block-Kopchey & Assangthang Plot Nos. 36, 36/664, 30, 27, 26, 25, 23/690, 25(P), 388, 23(P), 23/691, 23, 389, 394, 397, 570/702, 390/608, 22(P), 397, 570/702, 390/608, 22(P), 22(P), 388, 407/705, 407, 407, 397, 397(P), 399/983, 428, 436, 441, 426, 444, 5, 6, 846, 8, 849, 399, 850, 847/1026,847,18,17,14,14/615,14/616, 13(P), 831,12/ 681, 10/P, 10, 10/P, 10/P, 10/P, 407/708, 407/707, 406, 406/712, 405/727, 731, 404, 405/728, 405/810, 304/723, 403, 863, 403/P, 454/650, 176, 212, 181, 687, 210, 207, 182, 704, 201, 183,200, 192, 191, 199/ A, 448, 455, 456, 456/P, 456/P/A, 454 & 692/687, area more or less 0.7003 hectare. This declaration is made under the provision of Section 6 of L.A.Act, 1894 (Act I of 1894) to all whom it may concern. A plan of the land may be inspected in the office of the District Collector South, Namchi. Sd/-S.B.S. Bhadauria Secretary Land Revenue & DM Department Government of Sikkim File No. 1411/LR&DMD(S)

R.O. NO. 760/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt.22/3/12

Government of Sikkim Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department


Notification No. 170/1185/III/LR&DMD(S) Dated: 22/3/2012

DECLARATION UNDER SECTION 6 OF LAND ACQUISITION ACT, 1894 (ACT I OF 1894)


Whereas the Governor is satisfied that land is needed for a public purpose, not being a purpose of the Union, namely for construction of Staff Quarters of Airport Authority of India by Tourism & Civil Aviation Department, Government of Sikkim at Pachey-Samsing block, East Sikkim, it is hereby declared that the pieces of land comprising cadastral plot nos. 523, 524/P, 525/A, 525/B, 529, 531, 532/P & 533/P measuring area more or less 1.8305 hectares bounded on the East : Kholsa & D.F. of owner, West: Block Boundary with Karthok, House Site of lndumati, Kamala Devi, M.L.Pokhrel, B.N. Bastola, Khom Nath Kaflay, Owner Vacant land & RDD Complex, North: Footpath and D.F. of Owner & South: Block Boundary with Taza & D.F. of Hemendra and Bali Raj Adikari is needed for the aforesaid public purpose at the public expense within the aforesaid block of Pachey-Samsing, East Sikkim. This declaration is made under the provision of Section 6 of L.A.Act, 1894 (Act I of 1894) to all whom it may concern. A plan of the land may be inspected in the office of the District Collector East, Gangtok. Sd/-S.B.S. Bhadauria Secretary Land Revenue & DM Department Government of Sikkim File No. 1185/III/LR&DMD(S)

R.O. NO. 763/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt.22/3/12

Government of Sikkim Land Revenue & Disaster Management Department


Notification No. 169/1481/LR&DMD(S) Dated: 21/3/2012

NOTICE UNDER SECTION OF 4(1) OF LAND ACQUISITION ACT, 1894 (ACT I OF 1894)
Whereas it appears to the Governor that land is likely to be needed for a public purpose not being a purpose of the Union, namely for the Construction of PHSC by Health Care, Human Services & Family Welfare Department at Suldung block, West District, it is hereby notified that several pieces of land comprising cadastral Plot nos. 143/P & 144/486/P measuring area more or less 0.2480 Hectare bounded on the East: D.F II of Bhakta Bdr. Manger & PMGSY Road, West : D.F II PF of Bhakta Bdr. Manger & PMGSY Road, North : Sellers Own, and South : PMGSY Road is likely to be needed for the aforesaid public purpose at the public expense within the aforesaid block of Suldung, West District. This notification is made, under the provision of Section 4(1) of L.A .Act, 1894 (Act 1 of 1894) to all whom it may concern. A plan of land may be inspected in the office of the District Collector West, Gyalshing. In exercise of the powers conferred by the aforesaid section, the Governor is further pleased to authorize the officers for the time being engaged in the undertaking, with their servants and workmen, to enter upon and survey the land and do all other acts required or permitted by that section. Any person interested in the above land, who has any objection to the acquisition thereof, may, within thirty days after the date on which public notice of the substance of this notification is given in the locality, file an objection in writing before the District Collector West, Gyalshing. Sd/-S.B.S. Bhadauria Secretary Land Revenue & DM Department Government of Sikkim File No. 1481/LR&DMD(S)

R.O. NO. 764/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt.22/3/12

State Trading Corporation of Sikkim Deorali (Gangtok) Sikkim (Government of Sikkim Undertaking)
Ref. No: STCS/TDC/54(56)2010-11 Dated 22nd March 2012

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
The state Trading Corporation of Sikkim, Deorali is in the process of concluding rate contract for the supply of cement with the manufacturers/ authorized distributors/ dealers for the financial year 2012-13. Accordingly sealed offers are invited from the reputed manufacturers/ distributors/ dealers for supply of following types of cement to the State Trading Corporation of Sikkim, Deorali, Gangtok, Sikkim. 1. PPC conforming to IS:1489-1991. 2. OPC (all grades) conforming to IS:8112-1989. The sealed offers should reached undersigned on or before 12.04.12 by 1200 hrs to be opened on the same day at 1400 hrs in presence of the tenderers wishing to be present. The State Trading Corporation of Sikkim, Deorali reserves the right to accept or reject any or all the offers without assigning any reasons thereof. R.O. NO. 767/IPR/PUB/Classi/11-12. Dt. 23/3/12 Managing Director

SIKKIM HERALD

Gangtok, (Tuesday) March 27, 2012

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masses. Congratulating the sincere efforts of the departmental officers in reaching extension service to the doors of the farmers, the Chief Secretary added that the impacts of these efforts are tangible in the fields. He further added that horticulture department has been diligently implementing the policies and programmes of the government and has set a new benchmark which must be sustained for years to come. The total financial outlay approved by the SLSC for consideration of Agriculture Ministry, Government of India is ` 5000 lakhs for Horticulture Mission for North East and Himalayan States and ` 682.26 lakhs for National Bamboo Mission.

Agriculture Minister conducts field inspections


Gangtok: Mr. D.N.Takarpa, Minister Food Security & Agriculture Development Department & Horticulture & Cash Crops Dev. Department accompanied by Secretary Agriculture & Horticulture Mr. Vishal Chauhan and Principal Director Horticulture Mr. D.K.Rai made field visits on March 17 to see the different developmental activities carried out by the Agriculture & Horticulture Department. On his way to West Pendam he had made a short visit to a green house fabrication unit and tissue culture laboratory at Topakhani belonging to M/s Mevedier. He was satisfied with the progress of the work at the site and was informed that fabrication of 30 green houses were completed and is ready for field installation. However, he directed the unit to speed up the multiplication of tissue culture of banana saplings. After reaching West Pendam, he visited the orange orchards of Mr. Hari Bhakta Pokhrel, Mr. Tej Prasad Bhattarai and Mr. Tikalall Pokhrel where drip irrigation units were installed by the Department. The farmers were using water judiciously through the drip system in the orchard and were happy to receive such assistance from the Government. The team also inspected a newly established orange orchard of Mr. Ram Prasad Dhimal who has also taken up sweet corn cultivation in 2 Ha. A short visit was made to Gerbera unit of Mr.Dilliram Khanal. Thereafter, the Minister visited Duga where the International Pennesia Limited (IPL), a service provider for organic certification in Sikkim, is marketing organic ginger. It was informed that about 60 MTs of ginger at the rate of `20 per kg have already been purchased from the farmers. On his way back Minister and the team visited the Majhitar Horticulture farm, Mushroom and the seed processing units at Majhitar. He directed for further improvement of all the units in all respects.

State Level Steering Committee meets


The State Level Steering Committee meeting under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary was held in the Conference Hall of Krishi Bhawan on March 16 to review the progress of 2011-12 and approve action plan for 2012-13 pertaining to two Central Sector Schemes on horticulture, viz Horticulture Mission for North East & Himalayan States and National Bamboo Mission. During the course of meeting, district-wise presentations and a short presentation on floriculture were made reflecting physical and financial progress made vis-a-vis targets for 2011-12. The Secretary Agriculture pointed out that satisfactory achievement has been made during the past year and intense efforts would be made during the coming year to address implementation gaps experienced during the previous year. The Principal Director presented the progress of past year and the action plan 2012-13 for National Bamboo Mission. The Chief Secretary expressed satisfaction towards the overall progress made in horticulture sector. He categorically stated that the present government has recognized horticulture as an important driver of rural economy and added that every support would be made available to the department for upliftment of rural

Meeting of DPC on schemes of MGNREGA


Gangtok, March 20: The meeting of the District Planning Committee East chaired by the Zilla Panchayat Adhyaksha East Mr. Bimal Dawari held to finalize and approve the shelves of schemes under MGNREGA for the financial year 2012-13, today. The meeting was held at the Conference hall of the East District Zilla panchayat Bhawan. After the presentation from the Block Development Officers of all the BACs of East district, the District Planning Committee (East) unanimously approved and passed the shelves of schemes under MGNREGA and the labour budget of east district amounting to ` 32.84 crores for the financial year 2012-13. The MGNREGA has made it mandatory to approve the projected labour budget along with the shelves of schemes. The District Planning Committee is headed by the Zilla Panchayat Adhyaksha of the district. The shelves of schemes for the east Contd. from front page district include various kinds of works like jhora training works, plantation, land development, irrigation channels and cow sheds for the farmers etc. Mr. Bimal Dawari while addressing the DPC expressed his satisfaction over the various kinds of works undertaken during these five years. Many milestones have been achieved which have been recognized by the Government of India as well, he said. As a result of this the state has received many awards in the field of MGNREGA. Mr. Dawari congratulated everyone involved in the implementation of the MGNREGA in the state. Mr. Dawari thanked the Members of Legislative Assembly from East District, District Collector (East), Zilla panchayat members of east district and everyone who supported and coordinated in the smooth running of the Zilla Panchayat. Earlier, Mr.Harihar Poudyal, a two time Zilla Panchayat member people like old age pension, Chief Ministers Rural Housing Schemes, land compensation etc. Stressing on the monitoring of works, the Chief Minister asked the Panchayats, concerned departments and people to monitor and examine the works. In the same manner, he also urged the people to be aware about the various developmental works which is being carried out in the state. Furthermore, the Chief Minister also laid emphasis on the timely completion of works by the concerned department which should be based on quality and sustainable, failing which the department should be responsible and answerable. Directing all the concerned departments to complete the restoration works caused by the earthquake of 18 th September before the onset of monsoon, the Leader of the House asked them to undertake and execute all the restoration and retrofitting of roads, buildings well on time. He also mentioned the House about the special package relief funds provided by the centre government for restoration works and informed that the relief funds will be utilized accurately to bring and member of DPC since last ten years shared his experience as a member of DPC. Dr. Sandeep Tambe, Special Secretary, RMDD in his address said that creation of assets under MGNREGA should be in areas where BPL families resides so that they will be economically benefitted in the long run besides the wage they get from employment. While talking about the various works which can be undertaken under MGNREGA he said that water security has to be given priority inorder to take the benefit towards the poor people of the village. The District Collector, East while talking with the DPC members said that strict monitoring has to be ensured from all level in the works of MGNREGA inorder to ensure good quality of the works. He stressed on the impact based achievement rather than expenditure based achievement.

NCDFI Board impressed with SMU and dairy development in Sikkim


The Board meeting of the National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India (NCDFI) was held at Sikkim Milk Union premises, Gangtok, Sikkim on March 19. Mr. Vinayakrao D. Patil, Chairman and Mr. K.C.Supekar, Managing Director of NCDFI and chairmen of various State Dairy Cooperative Federations including Sikkim Milk Union attended the meeting. The board discussed various issues related to dairy and milk supplies to army and railways throughout the country. NCDFI meeting is being held for the first time in the state of Sikkim. Chairman, NCDFI assured Sikkim Milk Union that NCDFI will facilitate expansion of its market with Army and IRCTC and can also extend cooperation in providing HY variety frozen semen to the state. After the meeting, members visited the Gangtok Dairy Plant and appreciated the plant upkeep and over all functioning and performance of Sikkim Milk Union. The board also observed that Sikkim is giving required emphasis in the development of dairy sector and appreciated the efforts of the Government in promoting dairy in the state. The Board also assured all help from the National Dairy Cooperative Dairy Federation of India in the development of the Sikkim Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd.

Training on supervisory enumeration procedure for Socio Economic & Caste Census, 2011-12
A training on supervisory enumeration and claims & objection procedure for Socio Economic & Caste Census, 201112 chaired by Mr. D.Anandan, District Collector, East was conducted in the Conference hall of District Administrative Centre, East District on March 15. The resource persons included Mr. M.K. Darjee, Deputy Director, Directorate of Census Operation, Tadong, Ms. Karnitmit Lepcha, Under Secretary, Office of the ADC (Dev.) East, District & ECIL Team. It was informed that the first phase of SE&CC in the State had been completed and now the second phase involving supervisory enumeration would start wherein the supervisors will enumerate at least 10 % of the households enumerated per Enumeration Block. In this phase, the data collected during the enumeration phase could be verified and edited. The second session of the training was on Claims and Objections procedure wherein claims and objection could be filed within 21 days of publication of the draft list of SE&CC. The disposal procedure and time period for disposing the claims and objections at the intermediary and at the District/final level was also imparted. The final list would be published on the 31st day of publication of the draft list of SE&CC at various places in the rural and urban areas. The meeting was also attended by Mr. M.N. Dhakal, ADC (Dev.) East, Mr. Pratap Pradhan, ADC-I, Joint Secretary, UD&HD, all Charge Officers (SE&CC) of Rural, Forest & Urban along with their supervisors. Contd. from front page

Two days Sikkim...


subject Sikkim Earthquake Management and Rehabilitation Fund and Sikkim Land Policy for Private Sector Development-2012 moved by Mr. Pawan Chamling and seconded by Mr. T.W. Lepcha. Thereafter, the Chief Minister presented the Finance Accounts 2010-2011 (Vol.I&II), Appropriation Accounts 20102011, Half Yearly Review Report of the trends in receipts and expenditure, ending on 30 th September in relation to the budget 2011-2012. In his vote of thanks, the Leader of the House Mr Pawan Chamling informed that the Vote on Account and Supplementary demands for grant which has been passed by the session will be utilized in affirmative works for next three months from April to June, giving priority to ongoing schemes, pending bills and the work which are directly related to reliant which is the mission of the state government. A souvenir on bee keeping published by National Bee Board was also released by the Mr.D.N.Takarpa on the occasion.

the state even beautiful than normal position through remodeling. He also informed about the large numbers of retrofitting and repairing works to be executed in the State whereby the funds have also been sanctioned by the Government. Citing few examples of policies and programs adopted by the state Government some years back which are implemented and undertaken, the Chief Minister said that even the centre government is emulating these concepts in the priority list which can be viewed from the recent President of India addressed before the Parliament. He informed the House about the programme and the schemes of the government which has bagged tremendous appreciation from the various cheerleaders of the country and abroad. The Leader of the House also thanked the Speaker SLA, Deputy Speaker, members of SLA, senior Government officials for holding the two days session smoothly.

State level seminar...


the farmers, the secretary said. He also urged the farmers to take the seminar seriously in order to be self

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