Working On Strategies To Revive The Economy
Northeast Today|August 2020
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Working On Strategies To Revive The Economy
Battling the Covid pandemic amidst major landslides and heavy rainfall, the ruling Sikkim state government of the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM), which is led by Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, is working on strategies to revive the economy and to get the state back on the track at the earliest.
Amarjyoti Borah

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang has come under attack from the opposition parties in the state, including the former chief minister of the state, Pawan Chamling. The opposition has stated that Chief Minister Tamang and his government has failed to handle the Covid situation in the state.

According to officials of the Sikkim government, the chief minister has chaired several meetings in the last month to work on ways to get the state and the state's economy back on track.

As per available information, several drug manufacturing units in Sikkim have halted operations, while others are functioning at significantly reduced capacities after Covid-19 cases were detected at their facilities.

The Government is seriously concerned about the tourism industry and the tourism entrepreneurs in the state, as rural tourism in the primary source of livelihood for a major populace in the state.


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August 2020