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9 Ways Sikkim Is Showing The Country How A Small State Can Take Big Steps For Real Development
 
1. Sikkim proposed universal basic income scheme for its citizens.

1. Sikkim proposed universal basic income scheme for its citizens.

2. Sikkim became the world

2. Sikkim became the world's first organic state in 2016 and won an award for the same in 2018.

3. Sikkim was one of the first states to achieve 100% rural electrification.

3. Sikkim was one of the first states to achieve 100% rural electrification.

4. Sikkim has one of the highest records of child vaccination.

4. Sikkim has one of the highest records of child vaccination.

5. Sikkim has one of the lowest poverty rates of all states in India.

5. Sikkim has one of the lowest poverty rates of all states in India.

6. Sikkim is not just one of the cleanest states in India; but, is also India’s first and only open defecation-free state.

6. Sikkim is not just one of the cleanest states in India; but, is also India’s first and only open defecation-free state.

7. Sikkim also topped the list of states with the best working condition for women in India.

7. Sikkim also topped the list of states with the best working condition for women in India.

8. Sikkim is fast moving towards becoming a 100% literate state, and it all started with the 2015 Total Literacy Mission.

8. Sikkim is fast moving towards becoming a 100% literate state, and it all started with the 2015 Total Literacy Mission.

9. Sikkim is also home to India

9. Sikkim is also home to India's first cyber village, at Melli Dara Paiyong in South Sikkim.

 
 
 
 
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