Gangtok, June 06 (IPR): On the direction of the Chief Minister, a meeting was chaired by Chief Secretary Shri S.C. Gupta today to discuss about the celebration of International Day of Yoga 2022 and culmination programme of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, Home Department, Shri R. Telang, Principal Secretary, RDD Shri C.S. Rao, Commissioner cum Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, Shri D. Anandan, along with Heads of various line departments.
The Chief Secretary sensitised the officials about the role of various departments for the International Yoga Day Celebration 2022, which will be held in Bhaichung Stadium, Namchi. The District officials have been intimated for the same and ground work has already begun, he informed.
The Chief Secretary further informed that the International Day of Yoga rehearsals will be carried out in the premises of Bhaichung stadium, a day prior to the celebration. Also, a month long programme under the banner “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” will commence from July 15 and will culminate on August 15, for which the Department heads are to list out activities from their departments intimated by the Nodal Department, he informed.
The meeting discussed in detail the two major programmes lined up. All the departments have been directed to conduct various programmes for which Culture Department, also the Nodal Department for the celebrations, will shortlist calender events for each department. The officials also placed their respective suggestions during the meeting.