Representatives from local bodies of the Sikkim State visited the designated model panchayat of Thakkolam during March 2011. They visited the Panchayat board office and have seen its actual functioning. They also visited the site where the solid wastes of the panchayat are treated. The delegates had also visited Sri Jalanatheeswarar temple and its newly made temple car. They really appreciated the workmanship and the architechtural beauty of the temple car. Finally they visited the CISF campus where a power point presentation was given highlighting all the activities of the premier para military force.