Government of Sikkim

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Government of Sikkim
Seal of Sikkim color.png
Seat of Government Gangtok
Executive
Governor Balmiki Prasad Singh
Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling
Legislature
Assembly
  • Vidhan Sabha
Speaker Karma Tempo Namgyal Gyaltsen
Deputy Speaker Man Bahadur Dahal
Members in Assembly 32
Judiciary
High Court Sikkim High Court
Chief Justice narendra kumar jain

The Government of Sikkim also known as the State Government of Sikkim, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Sikkim and its 4 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Sikkim, a judiciary and a legislative.

Like other states in India, the head of state of Sikkim is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government. His or her post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with the bulk of the executive powers. Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim, and houses the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. The Sikkim High Court is located in Gangtok, which has jurisdiction over the state.

The present Legislative Assembly of Sikkim is unicameral, consisting of 32 Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A). Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.

Council of Minister[edit]

  1. Mr. Pawan Chamling, Chief Minister Home Department, Finance Revenue and Expenditure Department, Development planning, Economic Reforms and North East Council Affairs Department and departments not specially allotted to any other Minister.
  2. Mr. Ran Bahadur Subba Roads and Bridges and Cooperation Departments
  3. Mr. Thenlay Tshering Bhutia Water Security and Public Health Engineering and Transport Departments
  4. Mr. Dawa Norbu Takarpa Health Care, Human Services and Family Welfare, Food Security and Agriculture Development and Horticulture & Cash Crops Development and Parliamentary Affairs Department.
  5. Mr. Narendra Kumar Pradhan Human Resource Development, Sports and Youth Affairs and Information Technology Department.
  6. Mr. Dil Bahadur Thapa (Mangar) Urban Development and Housing, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department.
  7. Mr. Sonam Gyatso Lepcha Energy and Power and Cultural Affairs and Heritage Departments.
  8. Mr. Chandra Bahadur Karki Rural Management and Development and Information and Public Relations, Printing and Stationary.
  9. Mr. Dawcho Lepcha Animal Husbandry, Livestock, Fisheries and Veterinary Services Development and Irrigation and Flood Control Departments.
  10. Mr. Bhim Prasad Dhungel Tourism, Forest, Environment and Wildlife Management, Mines, Minerals and Geology and Science and Technology Departments.
  11. Mrs. Tilu Gurung Buildings and Housing Department.
  12. Ms. Neeru Sewa Commerce and Industries, Excise (ABKARI), Labour Department.[1]

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