Biodata Of Hon'ble Chief Minister


Dr. Pawan Chamling

NAME OF CONSTITUENCY                



Shri Aash Bahadur Chamling
MOTHER'S NAME Smt. Aasha Rani Chamling
DATE OF BIRTH September 22, 1950.


Yangang, South Sikkim.


Daugthers - 4 Sons - 4


Sr. Secondary School, Yangang;

PhD (honoris cousa), Manipal University, 2003.



Chintan Purashkar, 1987

–   presented by Sikkim Sahitya Parishad for his poem “Maile samjheko samjhana-ma kati kati, being published in the Annual literary magazine Chintan

Bharat Siromani 1996                     

presented by Shiromani Foundation, New Delhi on March 5, 1997 “for his outstanding contribution to integrate the people of Sikkim with the rest of the country, for endeavouring to bring them in the  national mainstream and for reinforcing democratic system in Sikkim”.

Greenest Chief Minister of India, 1998 

–  presented by Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi for his outstanding contribution towards Nature conservation measures undertaken in the Country.

Man of the Year, 1998    

–    presented by Biographical Institute, USA for “his outstanding accomplishment to date and the noble example he has set for this peers and entire community”

Manav Seva Purashkar, 1999 

 presented by Institute of Economic Studies, New Delhi for his “rare vision in bringing about far-reaching changes in the quality of life for poor …….. championing the cause of the Sikkimese  people and downtrodden specially upliftment of women rights and child welfare …

Poets’ Foundation Award, Kolkata, 2002 

 presented by POETS FOUNDATION, Kolkata “for his lifetime achievement in literature” for 2001.


1 Balraj Sahani National Award. 1995
2 Secular India harmony Award. 1996
3 Pride of India Gold Award 1998
4 Outstanding Man of the 20th Century 1999
5 Man of the Year (ABI). 1999
6 Indo Nepal Friendship & Economic Cooperation 1999
7 Man of Dedication Manav Sewa Puraskar 1999
8 Secular India Harmony Award- 1998 1999
9 Rashtriya Ekta Purashkar 1999
10 Gold Star Award. 1999
11 International Man of the Millennium. 1999
12 ABI Gold Record of Achievement for 1999. 1999
13 Best Citizen of India. 1999
14 The ABI Laurels for Dedicated Personal Attainment (World Laureate of the ABI). 2000
15 Outstanding Speaker Award by IBC 2000
16 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century. 2000
17 Outstanding man of 20th Century & Millennium Medal of Honor. 2000
18 Commemorative Medal of Honor, Hallmark. 2000
19 Man of the Year-2000. 2000
20 Gold Star Award-A Symbol of Outstanding Achievement. 2000
21 Sahitya Sanskar Samman. 2000
22 One-in-a-Million Award. 2000
23 Platinum record for exceptional performance by ABI. 2000
24 Jawaharlal Nehru Excellence Award by Institute of Economic studies. 2000
25 International Medal of Vision 2000
26 Seva Ratna Award by Indian Board of Alternative Medicines. 2000
27 International order of marit by IBC. 2000
28 American Order of Excellence. 2000
29 Outstanding man of 21st Century by ABI 2001
30 International Personality of the Year by IBC. 2001
31 Universal Award of accomplishment by ABI 2001
32 Man of the Year. 2001
33 Induction into the 2002-2003 Issue of Leading Intellectuals of the World. 2001
34 American Medal of Honour. 2001
35 Presidential Seal of Honour 2001. 2001
36 2001 Noble Prize for outstanding achievement and contributions to Humanity of the United Cultural Convention (UCC), USA. 2001
37 The International Biographical Centre Lifetime Achievement Award. 2001
38 Life time achievement award by IBC. 2001
39 Outstanding Man of the 21st Century. 2002
40 American Medal of Honor. 2002
41 Vikas Shiromani Puraskar by institute of Economic studies. 2002
42 National Citizen’s Award. 2002
43 Doctor of Philosophy (honoris causa) from the Manipal University. Oct 11,2003
44 Man of Achievement. 2005
45 State’s Impressive Performance Award by the India Today conclave of Chief Ministers. 2005
46 Best state award in education by India Today Group. 2005
47 1st Bharat Gauarv Award & Patronship. 2005
48 Award for Best Eco-Tourism Destination 2006
49 American Medal of Honour. 2006
50 7th Best in the Country according to Galileo Travel World’s Awards. 2006
51 Best performance state by India Today Group. 2006
52 National Tourism Awards 2005-06. 2007


PROFESSION (PREVIOUS)      Government Contractor (Class 1 unlimited).

PERMANENT ADDRESS                                        

Ghurbisey, Namchi, South Sikkim.

PRESENT ADDRESS                                  

Mintokgang, Gangtok, Sikkim (Residence), Chief Minister’s Secretariat,Tashiling,                       Gangtok, Sikkim (Office).

PHONE NUMBER (OFFICE)                    03592 – 202575
PHONE NUMBER (RESIDENCE)            03592 - 202536, 202304, 221122


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    i. 1985-89, MLA & Chairman, Sikkim Distilleries Ltd.

  ii. 1989-92, Minister for Industries, IPR & Printing Department.

  iii. Chief Minister of Sikkim from 12th December 1994 till date.


i. Prominent contribution in the movement towards recognition of Nepali Language in the 8th schedule of Indian Constitution.

ii.A pioneer in the promotion of cooperative movement in Sikkim.

iii. Significant involvement in the cultural and intellectual discourses spanning the last four decades

iv. Formed Nirman Prakashan in 1977.

v. Chief Editor- Nirman quarterly magazine

vi.A prolific writer, poet and thinker.

FAVOURITE PASTIME & RECREATION                                            

Reading, writing and social works.

1. Antahin Sapana Mero Bipana, 1985 (collection of poems).

2. Perennial dreams and my reality (Translation – collection of poems).

3. Damthang, Heeja Ra Aja, 1992 (collection of treatise).

4. Prativad (collection of treatise).

5. Mah Koh Hun, 1992 (collection of poems).

6. Excavating Self (collection of poems-English translation)

7. Prarambhik Kavitaharu, 1993 (collection of poems).

8. Sikkim Ra Nariko Maryadaa, 1994 (a treatise).

9. Crucified Prashna Aur Annya Kavitayen, 1996 (collection of poems in Hindi).

10. Sikkim Ra Prajatantra, 1996 (a treatise).

11. Democracy Redeemed, 1997 (collection of speeches in English).

12. Prajatantrako Mirmireyma, 1997 (a treatise)

13. Sikkimey Jaati (a treatise).

14. Mero Sapanako Sikkim, Volume I, II, III & IV, 2002- 2007 (collection of speeches).

15. Perspectives and Visions, Volume I, II & III 2002-2007 (collection of speeches in English).

16. Prajatantrik Andolanko Aatma Sangharsha, 2004 (collection of treatise).

17. Pawan Chamling ka Udgaar-haru


18. Vichar, Kranti Ra Parivartan (C.B. Karki and Bhim Dahal).

19. Daring to be Different, 2003 (biography written by Yogendra Bali).

20. Pawan Chamling – Vyakti Ra Vyaktitva (Kamal Sadai).

21. Pawan Chamling – Man of the Masses.

22. Chhapama Pawan Chamling.

23. Pawan Chamling in Print Media.

24. Bharatiya Nepali Kavita Vrittama Pawan Chamlingko Yogdan (Mahesh Parsai).

25. Dr. Pawan Chamling – Yug Purush? (Damber Giri).

26. Pawan Chamling – Bharatiya Kavitako Sandarbhama (Dr. Harka Bahadur Chhetri).

27. Pawan Chamling - Pragyik Ayam Ra Adhyayan.

28. Vartako Vritta Bhitra Pawan Chamling (Sudarshan Shreshtha).

29. Sandarbha – Pawan Chamlingka Teen Kavita Sangraha Ra Geetharu (Prem Thulung).