Office of the Additional District Collector (Development), Rural Development Department under Pakyong District is located at RDD Dara, Dugalakha in the building of Namcheybong RURBAN Community Complex which is around 1.5 (Approx) kilometres from main town of Pakyong Bazaar. Under the jurisdiction of the office of ADC (Dev.) Pakyong there are five (05) BACs i.e. Duga BAC, Pakyong BAC, Parakha BAC, Rhenock BAC & Regu BAC. Pakyong Block Administrative Centre (BAC), State Rural Livelihood Mission (SRLM) and office of Deputy Director, Education Department under BAC Pakyong are also accommodated in the same building.
The Rural Development Department has played a very important role in the development and progress of rural Sikkim. It has been working diligently toward translating the visions into reality and has successfully managed to achieve the goals set for the state. Development and welfare initiatives in rural areas continue with unmatched zeal and vigour throughout the state, and in this the RDD has done a lot to bring about the involvement of the common people. Various segments have been set up under the department which caters to distinct needs of the particular area at a particular time.


RURBAN Community Complex is a four stored building with well furnished furniture’s with Conference hall, multipurpose hall, elevator facility, Vehicle parking space, Office Canteen and Garden etc.
Ground floor has been allotted to office of the Deputy Director, Education Department under BAC Pakyong and office of the Assistant Project Manager, SRLM.< First floor has been allotted to office of the ADC (Dev.) Pakyong and training hall.< Second floor has been allotted to BAC Pakyong. Third floor has been allotted to Conference Hall and Multipurpose Hall.                    


Additional District Collector (Dev.) office Pakyong has started Cultivation/Production through unproductive and barren lands around our office premises. The target for cultivation from our office premises is that we should not keep our land barren and it must be productive whatever product we could cultivate.
   It is observed that our office premises has disseminate message to mass we should make our unproductive land into productive and we should work in our field to keep our surroundings neat, clean and good environment and to keep good health of every individuals.


Additional District Collector (Dev.) office Pakyong has applied the formula “ BACK TO BASICS”observing everywhere cultivable land are being barrening which is very big threat of our future and to tackle with the situations we have started Maize Farming with the name Maize Village to Amba Mamring Gram Panchayat Unit as a pilot program, but now maximum people of Pakyong District has accepted our BACK TO BASICS policy and started Maize Cultivation in large scale of all the GPUs under Pakyong District.
   The main motive of maize cultivation is to encourage the farmers to make them self-reliant and used their untouched and barren land for Agricultural purposes.
 DATED 28.02.2023, TUESDAY.

  1. Duga Block “inaugurated the plastic waste management unit“ at Lower Bordang.Inauguration programme was conducted in the gracious presence of ADC (Dev.) Pakyong Shri. Robin Pd. Sewa as a Chief Guest, BDO Rhenock Shri. R.k. Gurung as Special Guest, BDO Duga Shri- I.B Chettri, SBM – G Co-ordinator and BAC Duga official staffs were also present in the Inaugural programme.
    Duga BAC is the first block to inaugurate the plastic waste management unit under Pakyong District. The initiative aims to establish environment friendly plastic waste disposal solution.
  2. < Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G): PMAY-G Sikkim stands for Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin Sikkim, which is a government initiative launched by the Government of India in 2016. The aim of the program is to provide pucca houses to the rural poor in the country by 2022.
    Under the PMAY-G Sikkim program, the government of Sikkim is working towards providing affordable housing to the rural poor in the state. The program focuses on providing financial assistance to eligible beneficiaries for the construction of houses, as well as promoting sustainable and eco-friendly housing technologies. The PMAY-G Sikkim program is implemented by the state government in collaboration with the central government of India. The program provides financial assistance of up to Rs 1.2 lakhs to eligible beneficiaries for the construction of houses. The program also promotes the use of locally available materials and eco-friendly construction technologies to ensure sustainable housing. The PMAY-G Sikkim program has been successful in providing housing to the rural poor in the state. The program has also contributed to the overall development of the state by providing affordable housing to the rural poor, thereby improving their standard of living.Overall, the PMAY-G Sikkim program is a significant step towards achieving inclusive and sustainable development in rural areas of Sikkim.
  3. SPM RURBAN MISSION: RURBAN Sikkim is a governmentinitiative aimed at transforming rural areas of Sikkim into economically, socially and physically sustainable spaces. The term RURBAN is a combination of rural and urban, highlighting the program’s focus on bridging the gap between urban and rural areas by providing rural areas with urban amenities. The Rurban Sikkim program aims to achieve holistic development of rural areas by implementing a range of activities such as developing physical infrastructure creating economic opportunities, providing basic services and enhancing social amenities. The program is designed to empower the local communities and make them self- reliant through the promotion of agriculture, tourism and other economic activities. The program is implemented by the Sikkim government in collaboration with the central government of India under the Ministry of Rural Development. The program aims to create 30 Rurban Cluster across Sikkim by 2022 with each cluster consisting of around 10 villages. Overall, the Rurban Sikkim program is a significant step towards achieving inclusive and sustainable development in rural areas of Sikkim and it has the potential to create a positive impact on the lives of rural communities in the state.
  4. Swachha Bharat Mission (SBM-G): SBM Sikkim stands for Swachh Bharat Mission Sikkim, which is a cleanliness campaign launched by the Government of India in 2014. The aim of the campaign is to make India clean and free of open defecation by 2nd October 2019, which was the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.Under the SBM Sikkim program, the government of Sikkim is working towards ensuring the cleanliness and sanitation of the state by providing proper sanitation facilities and promoting behavioural changes in the community towards cleanliness and hygiene. The program focuses on constructing toilets in households, schools, and public places, as well as promoting the use of safe and sustainable sanitation technologies. The SBM Sikkim program has achieved significant success in the state, with Sikkim being declared as the first state in India to become completely open defecation-free in 2016. The state government has also taken several initiatives to maintain cleanliness and sanitation, such as door-to-door garbage collection, waste segregation, and the construction of community toilets.Overall, the SBM Sikkim program has been successful in improving the quality of life of the people in the state by ensuring cleanliness and hygiene. The program has also contributed to the state’s overall development and has made Sikkim a model state for other states in India to follow in terms of cleanliness and sanitation.
  5. JJM UNDER PAKYONG DISTRICT: Jal Jeevan Mission aims to ensure assured tap water supply, or ‘Har Ghar Jal’ to all rural households by 2024. JJM is envisioned to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections to all households in rural areas which are under progress. All these flagship programmes have served to make it a major player in the overall development strategy of the state.


Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY- NRLM) was formally launched on 3rd June, 2011 across India.
In Sikkim, it was implemented since March 2015 in East and North districts and since 2019 in South and West districts.

Start- Up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP)

“To help the rural poor come out of poverty by helping them set up enterprises and provide support till the enterprises stabilize.”

Number of enterprises formed till date:


Types of enterprises formed:

Manufacturing (9); Trading (25); Service (16)
SHGs members participating in Food Fest with the support of CRPs-EP
Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY)


“To provide safe, affordable and community monitored rural transport services to connect remote villages with key services and amenities for the overall economic development of backward rural areas.”
Number of beneficiaries receiving vehicles: 6
PM Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprise Scheme (PMFME)
In Convergence with Department of Commerce & Industries


“to enhance the competitiveness of existing individual micro-enterprises in the unorganized segment of the food processing industry and promote formalization of the sector.”

Number of beneficiaries receiving Seed Capital:

  • Amount: 14.40 Lakhs
  • Sikkim SRLM Interventions in Tourism Sector
  • Homestays: 46
  • Canteen: 63

SHG Tailoring Groups

One Tailoring Group in each of the block of Pakyong District: 5
So far, these Tailoring Groups has received 4 consignments of school uniform stitching works in four academic years.

SHG Product Marketing

  • Swayam Sikkim

The Sikkim Rural Livelihoods Mission in collaboration with Kalgudi and Ripples of Change Foundation for e- marketing of Self-Help Group products through their e- marketing online platform.
The e-marketing of Sikkim SHGs products are taken up in the brand name of “Swayam Sikkim”.