GANGTOK, Aug 4 - Sikkim Chief Secretary SC Gupta discussed arrangements for the ensuing State-level Independence Day celebrations in a meeting held here on Monday. The meeting was also attended by Principal Secretary, Home, R Telang, Principal Secretary, Health, K Shrinivasulu, DGP A Shankar Rao, other heads of departments, the DC and SP of East district.
It was decided that the State-level function would be held at the Manan Bhawan here. It will be held on a small scale with limited invitees. The event will be streamed live through various digital platforms to reach out to people across the State.
The Chief Secretary allocated work to all departments concerned with a directive to complete all necessary arrangements within the stipulated time.
As per the national guidelines on the Independence Day celebration issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, functions will be held at the State, district, subdivision and panchayat level, duly adhering to all COVID-19 safety guidelines.