Sikkim: 3rd Gwala Diwas celebrated at Jorethang

Meena Rai awarded with the milk person of the year 2022-23

JORETHANG- The 3rd  Gwala Diwas 2023  celebrated on 1st July2023, at Jorethang playground. On this occasion Sikkim Chief Minister PS Golay handed over the  Milk Person of the year Award / Highest Milk producer award for the year 2022-23 to Mrs Meena Rai of Suntalay, Pakyong district for the second consecutive year.

The chief Minister  congratulate all the award recipients and urge them to continue with the same spirit and wish they achieve greater heights in years to come. It is also encouraging to witness several educated youths engaged in the profession, chief minister said.

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Mrs Meena Rai’s exemplary dedication resulted in an impressive production of 1,00,900 liters of milk. Recognizing her exceptional efforts, the State Government rewarded her with a well-deserved incentive of Rs. 9,99,752. Additionally, she was presented with a cash award of Rs. 2,00,000 as a special recognition from the State Government. This marks her second consecutive win of this esteemed accolade.

Sikkim: 3rd Gwala Diwas celebrated at Jorethang

It’s really heartening to see a lady , Smt. Meena Rai from Pakyong district being awarded with the milk person of the year 2022-23 on the occasion of GWALA DIWAS 2023 at Jorethang, South Sikkim, wrote  social media user Primula Bhandari in her facebook post.

On this occasion Sikkim govt also made some announcements related to White Revolution ( Milk Revolution )  in the state which included  Rs 10 Lakhs will be rewarded as Best Milk Cooperative Society of Sikkim from this year and  Rs  7 Lakhs for 2nd & 5 Lakhs for 3rd respectively from CMDG.

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Beside these, 2000 Holstein breed Cows will be distributed for Gawlas of Sikkim.  40 Milk Collection Centres will be constructed from next year amounting  Rs 5 lakhs each respectively.  And also G Government will compensate those who lost their cows, pigs etc during lumpy virus pandemic.


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