Sikkim government launched “One Family, One Job” scheme

Highlights:

  • Sikkim state government on 12 January 2019 launched “One Family, One Job” scheme to ensure job security for the state citizens.
  • Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling launched the ambitious scheme that envisions employment to a member of every family which does not have a government job in the state.
  • The Chief Minister personally handed out temporary appointment letters to two beneficiaries from each of the 32 Assembly constituencies in the state as a token gesture to kick-start the scheme.
  • At present recruitments are being made for Group C and Group D posts in 12 government departments. Under this scheme, all loan debts in the farming and agriculture sector would be revoked.