Officers and staffs of Chungthang Branch Centre under Directorate of handicrafts & Handlooms Department North District. (GICI) 2012.

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NAME OF OFFICERS / STAFFS

DESIGNATION

CONTACT

1

Mr. Thendup Tshering Lepcha

Branch In charge

9593387720
9434448138

2

Mrs. Gaki Jumba Lachungpa(Bhutia)

Carpet Instructor

9474351195

1

Mrs.Lakpa doma Lachungpa(Bhutia)

Handloom Instructor

9475104231
9197201518

4

Mrs.Sangay Lhaden Bhutia

Carpet instructor

9197207122.

5

Mr.Kessang Norbu  Lepcha

Peon Cum Chokidar

Purposes of Departments.(GICI)

  1. Development of Sikkim Handicrafts and Handloom.
  2. Development of their own rich culture and traditional system.
  3. Its helps in generating sustainable livelihood both urban and rural areas.
  4. Developments of skilled croplsmarship industry in the State/Country.
  5. Prograssive of Exhibition in the Field of Tourism.
  6. Oppurtunity for Number of National and International NGO's.
  7. Proper utilize of cane and bamboo: Produce like dhoop stand: Pen stand trays and Decorative flowers.
  8. Improvement of different types of thukas, which is very popular in Sikkim.
  9. Innovation of new world class product retaining that traditional shape.
  10. To keep own design and methods, they are beautiful and must not be lost.
  11. Development of Sikkimess people for socially, economically and politically.
  12. Providing training to local youth to make them self reliant.

Schemes of department.(GICI)

  1. Schemes specially unmarried youth both men and women, age from 14 to 40 yrs, having passed class v are eligible.
  2. Adolescence school dropout's girls.
  3. It generates employment opportunities also.
  4. Generating income through Handlooms, Carpet and wood carving.
  5. The passed out trainees were engaged on wages in production unit and paid according to what they produce.
  6. Helping those who started their own production and also to help them in marketing.
  7. The stipend given to each and carry trainees P.M.1st year Rs.1500p.m, for 2nd year Rs.2000p.m onwards.
  8. Providing to health insurance for weavers student but according to rules and regulation.
  9. Recently a soft toy making unit has also been opened for some places. Local girls are trained and engaged there.