District Administration

The District of Soreng was established as one of the new Districts in Sikkim after carving out Soreng as a new District from the Erstwhile West District. This new District of Soreng became officially functional on April 07, 2022 after it being dedicated to the public by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang (Golay).

 Smt. Yishey D. Yongda , SCS took over the charge as the first District Collector and District Magistrate while Shri J Jayapandiyan, IPS, took over as the first Superintendent of this newly established district.

Soreng District, with its Headquarters at Soreng, is headed by the District Collector who oversees the overall administration of the district and co-ordinates the functioning of all other State Government Departments and PSUs within the District.

The Office of the District Collector has several sections which are supervised by various officers of the ranks of Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Deputy Secretary and equivalent and above ranks. The District Collector is supported by the Additional District Collector who looks after certain sections of the district administration.

The District Magistrate:

Name: Smt. Yishey D. Yongda , SCS

Contact No: 9434164582

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Over-all in charge of the District and Head of Administration
  2. Sachiva, Zilla Panchayat, Soreng District
  3. Chairman, District Disaster Management Committee
  4. Chairman, District Level Relief Committee
  5. Chairman, District Consumer Protection Council
  6. Chairman, Local Level Committee (Spastic Society)
  7. Chairman, National Rural Health Mission
  8. Chairman, District TB Control Society
  9. Chairman, District Cancer Control Programme
  10. Chairman, Jawahar Navodaya Vidalaya Management Committee (VMC)
  11. Chairman, Ashram Model Residential School
  12. Chairman, Agricultural Technology Management Agency
  13. Chairman, Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme
  14. Chairman, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sagathan (Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India)
  15. Chairman, District Coordination Committee
  16. Chairman, District Consultative Committee, (Lead Bank)
  17. Chairman, District Football Association
  18. Chairman, Samagra Shiksha, Ministry of Education, Government of India
  19. Chairperson in District Level-The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006
  20. Chairman, District Level Vigilance and Monitoring Committee under Rule 16 & 17 of SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Rules, 1995
  21. Certificate Officer, Sikkim Public Demand Recovery Act, 2006
  22. Authority to exercise powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 21 of Sikkim Anti-Drugs Act, 2005
  23. District Appropriate Authority – the Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1994
  24. Authority to deal with provisions under sub-section (5) of Section 68 of the Electricity Act, 2003
  25. Authorized Officer – the Cable Television Network (Regulation) Act, 1995
  26. Executive Authority – the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993
  27. Member in District Level Committee to deal with issues relating to infrastructure of Subordinate Courts at District
  28. Chairman, District Level Narco Coordination Committee (NARCO)
  29. Chairman, Bhanu Jayanti Celebration Committee
  30. Chairman, District Level Committee, PMMSY
  31. Managing Board (Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana)
  32. Chairman, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)
  33. Chairman, Independence Day Celebration Committee
  34. Chairman, Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSME)
  35. Chairman, Sikkim Aama Sasaktikaran Yojana (SASY)
  36. Chairman, Jal Jiwan Mission
  37. Chairman, District Task Force for Immunization (DTFI)
  38. Chairman, Advisory Committee of SDZP


The Superintendent of Police:

Name: Shri Nakul Pradhan, SPS

Contact No: 9733400162

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Over-all in charge of Law and Order, prevention and detection of crime, traffic management and maintenance of peace in the District
  2. Member- District Level NCORD Committee
  3. Member- District Disaster Management Committee
  4. Member- Under Trial Review Committee
  5. Visa and ILP extension
  6. CoI/RC/Service/Arms License/Registration Verification
  7. Tenant and student verification
  8. Executive member of SSLSA/NALSA/DLSA