Gangtok, Sikkim

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Chief Minister visits Munich organic supermarket

Chief Minister visits
Fri, Sep 8, 2017

GANGTOK:Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, who is on an official visit to Germany, reached Munich on Thursday. He was received by Bernard Gaer, the coordinator of the One World Award which confers Grand Prix Award. 
An official release informs, the Sikkim CM and his team visited the organic super market‘BASIC’ in the city where he witnessedthe range of organic products managed by the supermarket sources from the organic farmers of Germany and the world. The host officials explained the works and the organizational aspects of the organic market. They apprised on the manner in which the organic value products coming from organic farms to the main outlet. They also shared their experience working in the organic farms with thousands of co-workers to reach the products to customers. 
The Chief Minister shared his own experience to transform Sikkim into organicand difficulties in the road to organic farming. He also shared that the delegation gained the experience first-hand prevailing in that part of Germany. Chamling was accompanied by Agriculture minister Somnath Poudyal and secretary Khorlo Bhutia.


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