Sikkim's first-ever airport
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Sikkim's first-ever airport on 24th September, 2018. It is built at an estimated cost of over Rs. 605 crore, the Pakyong airport is a new distinction for the State of Sikkim which has, in the last three to four years, achieved the distinction of becoming the first "Organic State" of India and also the first "Open Defecation Free" (ODF) State of India.
4th India International Science Festival to be inaugurated by President of India
The fourth edition of India International Science Festival will be inaugurated by President of India in Lucknow on October 6, 2018. IISF-2018 is expected to be represented by approximately 10000 delegates including 5000 students, 550 teachers, 200 students from North-East Region, 20 international delegates and approximately 200 startups. IISF-2018 with its focal theme “Science for Transformation” will have 23 special events.
This time the 'Science Village' will also be organized in the festival.
21st meeting of Central Regional Council
Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has said that regional councils have an important role in resolving issues related to the public by increasing cooperation between the Center and the states. In the 21st meeting of the Central Regional Council in Lucknow, the Home Minister said that all regional councils have been made active in the last four years.