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Minister takes stock of Rangpo checkpost preparedness

Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 12:45 [IST]

Last Update: Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 07:10 [IST]

Minister takes stock of Rangpo checkpost preparedness

RANGPO (IPR): Minister Lok Nath Sharma along with the officials of line departments of the State government visited Rangpo checkpost today to take stock of the level of preparedness for COVID-19 prevention.

Minister Sharma minutely took stock of all the preventive measures being taken up through inter-sectoral coordination of various departments. He applauded the dedicated service rendered by officers and staff of Health department and other line departments to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus in the State.

The minister further urged everyone to apply all possible precautionary measures to save themselves from COVID-19. He encouraged all to work responsibly and carefully towards the cause to diminish the chances of occurrence in the State.

He also shared the proactive measures being taken by the State under the leadership of Chief Minister P.S. Tamang to effectively deal with the situation.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi