The production of fruits has increased from 5250 tonnes to 22240 recording to growth of
      323 per cent. Vegetable production has increased from 22130 tonnes to 78820 tonnes registering
      256 per cent growth. In floriculture a record growth of 200 ha with production of over 230 lakh
      numbers of cut flowers and planting materials.
      Irrigation and Power
           The Department of Irrigation and Flood Control has covered 3866.68 hectares of
      agricultural land in Eleventh Five Year Plan.
           The total hydro power potential of Sikkim as assessed by Central Water Commission, is
      around 8,000 MW. With the view to harness the immense hydro power potential of the state, the
      Government of Sikkim in the year 2004 constituted the Hydro Committee to examine the various
      aspects related to hydro power development and make recommendations for early
      implementation of the hydro power projects.
      Roads: Gangtok is connected by roads with Darjeeling district of West Bengal and also with all
      the district headquarters within Sikkim. The total road length of the state is 3,672.32 km and 216
      bridges, which includes 873.40 km road maintained by the Border Roads Organisation.
      Railways and Aviation: The closest railway stations are Siliguri (113 km) and New Jalpaiguri
      (125 km) connecting Kolkata, Delhi and other important cities and Bagdogra airport. The state
      has its first airport at Pakyong in East Sikkim. There is a regular helicopter service between
      Gangtok and Bagdogra.
      Information Technology
           The state government has made encouraging steps to improve the lives of common people
      through several IT-oriented projects. To meet the objectives various initiatives have been taken
      like the establishment of 45 community service centres and state-wide area network all across
      even in remote areas as a step to bring IT to the grassroot level of people. This has greatly
      increased the government’s interface with the public and enhanced the quality of some state
      services. CSC in Sherethang which is an achievement for the state government and its citizens, is
      declared as the highest cyber cafe in the world by the Limca Book of Records.
      Relevant Website: www.sikkim.gov.in
       Governor                : Ganga Prasad            Chief Secretary         : Dr A.K. Srivastava
       Chief Minister          : Pawan Kumar             Jurisdiction of High    : Sikkim
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