CM, ministers to donate 50% of one month salary to Nepal quake victims
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, his ministerial colleagues and state legislators will donate 50 per cent of their one month’s salaries for the earthquake victims in Nepal.
While the CM, ministers and MLAs would donate half of their one month’s salaries, all the state government employees would donate one day’s salary for the earthquake victims of Nepal, Chamling said in a Facebook post.
The decision was taken in a state Cabinet meeting on April 28, he said.
Chamling further said that it was decided in the meeting that the state government would send blankets, mattresses, tents, tarpaulins and clothes to the Government of Nepal for the earthquake victims.
The relief material would be sent to Nepal in consultation with the Centre, he added.