CM takes stock of Covid preparedness in Sikkim

Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 08:15 [IST]

Last Update: Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 02:35 [IST]

CM takes stock of Covid preparedness in Sikkim

GANGTOK, (IPR): A high-level meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang at his official residence, Mintokgang today.
The meeting was held to take stock of the preparedness on Covid-19 by the State government with regard to Covid-dedicated beds, ICU beds, medicines, manpower and other equipment.
The Chief Minister was apprised by the authorities that all the equipment including oxygen cylinders, medicines and other necessary items were in order.  He directed the officials to put their best foot forward to combat Covid-19 infection in the state.
The meeting was attended by Health minister Dr. M.K. Sharma, additional chief secretary Finance department, V.B. Pathak, principal secretary, Home, R. Telang, commissioner-cum-secretary, Health, D. Anandan, secretary CMO S.D. Dhakal, Land Revenue secretary Sarala Rai, Transport secretary P.N. Sherpa and Agriculture secretary Rinzing C. Bhutia.

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