Second co-ordination meeting regarding the upcoming Maghey Sankranti Mela, 2022
Namchi, 10th December (IPR): The second co-ordination meeting regarding the upcoming Maghey Sankranti Mela, 2022 under the initiative and direction of Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang was conducted at the conference hall of SIRD & PR at Karfectar, today.
Present at the meeting was Political Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Jacob Khaling, MLA (Zoom-Salghari) Mrs. Sunita Gajmer, Additional Political Secretary (South) Miss Anjeeta Rajalim, Chairperson Information and Technology Mr Navraj Gurung, DC (South) Mr. M. Bharani Kumar, SSP (South) Mr. Thakur Thapa, HOD’s from various line department and local genteries.
Addressing the meeting, Mr. Jacob Khaling said that Maghey Sankranti Mela, 2022 should be conducted in a grandeur way infusing the traditional and cultural aspects of our state. He added that mela will be held keeping in view the status of COVID-19 and the new varient Omicron. He further added that this Magey mela is not only the pride of Jorethang alone but the pride of our State as well,so he requested each and everyone to come forward and make this mela a significant one.
Speaking during the meeting, Area MLA Mrs. Sunita Gajmer underlined the historic importance of the celebration of Maghey Mela. She said that this Mela also present itself as an opportunity to the people of Jorethang in uplifting its economic activities and engaging locals in varied roles as the sub-division of Jorethang will be hosting this event. She urged the officials and local people to work in tandem and contribute fair share to ensure the Mela celebration a grand success.
Further, DC(South) emphasized on how Jorethang Maghey Sankranti Mela can help to sensitize youths with various flagship start-up programmes and schemes launched by the state government and in a way they can avail the benefits. He also said that Self Help Groups shall also be given a platform to show case and sell their products. Further, he informed that all the covid-19 measures shall be adhered during the Mela.
The meeting also saw an open discussion wherein the attendees presented their opinion and suggestions regarding the Mela. Committees were also formed for smooth functioning of the Jorethang Maghey Sankranti Mela, 2022.