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Infrastructure

Roads, Communication and Transport

Sikkim is a landlocked mountainous State with un-navigable rivers and streams and is entirely dependent upon road transport. To consolidate the existing roads, transport sector and to develop the communication network the State Government has been constructing new roads and bridges besides maintaining and improving existing road network of the State.

Public Health

At present, a health facility comprises of 1 State Referal Hospital/STNM Hospital, 1 Central Referral Hospital at Gangtok, 4 District Hospitals with 50 bedded accommodations, 24 Primary Health Centres and 146 Primary Sub-Health Centres. Apart from improvement of infrastructure facilities a Central Referral Hospital for the State with all modern facilities has since been opened at Tadong. One institute of engineering has also been established at Majhitar while a medical college has commenced has been in operation at Tadong.

Power

The State Government has been attempting to improve the power situation by harnessing of the hydro-electric potentialities of the major rivers and streams in the State. Total power generation (in million units) has increased from 65.81 in 1993-94 to 303 in 2012-13 and 410.72 in 2014-15. 60 MW Rangit HEP, 510 MW Teesta Stage V both executed by NHPC is operational and the state is getting 12% free power. 99 MW Chuchachen HEP and 96 MW Jorethang loop HEP are operational and some of the IPP hydro projects are in advanced stage of commissioning.

Sl.No

Name of Power Plant

Location

Year of Commissioning

1

Jali Power House

Rongnichu Stage I

Topakhani

1962

2

Rimbi Stage I

Rimbi

1970

3

LLHP

Ranipool

1979-80

4

Rongnichu -Stage II

Topakhani

1988-89

5

Rimbi Stage II

Rimbi

1988-89

6

Chaten Micro Hydel Power Project

Lachen

1988-89

7

Lachung Micro Hydel

Lachung

1991-92

8

DPH, Gangtok

Gangtok

1958-81-82

9

DPH, Ranipool

Ranipool

1979-80

Marketing

There is a need for improvement of the marketing facilities by gearing up the activities of Co-operative Sector in the State. Setting up marketing agencies for the agricultural products like ginger, cardamom, orange etc. and for the products from the SSI and Rural Artisans is essential for the survival of the industries and for ensuring remunerative returns to the farmers in the State.

List of Co-operatives in Sikkim Source Statistical journal 2013

Particulars

East

West

North

South

Total

2013

2013

2013

2013

2013

Apex Coops

05

-

01

-

06

M.P.C.S.(PACS)

50

53

19

47

169

Service Coops

65

19

05

16

105

Construction Coops

11

02

02

08

23

Non- Agril. Coops

05

-

-

-

05

Marketing Coops

21

08

01

09

39

Milk Producer’s Coops

54

77

37

48

216

Livestock Coops

09

03

02

09

23

Weavers Coops

04

02

01

02

09

Industrial Coops

11

01

01

03

16

Consumer’s Coops

41

07

09

07

64

Coops Banks

01

-

-

-

01

G.P. level Const. Coops

670

732

161

774

2337