The capital of Sikkim, Gangtok wins the title of Cleanest State Capital of North East Zone of India during the Swatchh Survekshan conducted in January – February 2017 under the Swatchh Bharat Mission by Narendra Modi Government. The award was handed by Union Minister for Urban Development Shri Venkaiah Naidu today at New Delhi. Gangtok’s Mayor Shri. SS Chaudhary, PCE cum Secretary UD&HD, Shri. G.T. Bhutia, Municipal Commissioner GMC, Shri. T. Gyachho, State Mission Director- Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) and SI GMC Shri KW Chankapa received the award on behalf of Sikkim.