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CEC Leh Namgial, MLC Dorjay meet Advisor Sharma

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Project local issues, development demands

JAMMU, December 03: Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, (LAHDC) Leh, JamyangTseringNamgial and former Minister CheringDorjay today met Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma here at Civil Secretariat and discussed several developmental issues of Leh district.

Secretary, Ladakh Affairs Department, Reva Kumari, Deputy Chairman, LAHDC, Leh, Gyal P Wangyal, Executive Councillors, PhuntsogStanzin, Mumtaz Hussain and TseringSangdup were present at the meeting.

The Advisor discussed preparations of Leh power department for winter season and electricity generation in the district. He said that directions have already been passed for the completion of vital Alasteng grid station within the stipulated timeframe that will strengthen the Power Transmission system to Leh-Ladakh region and Kashmir valley.

The CEC, Leh submitted a memorandum listing various demands including grant of 10% Special Duty Allowance (SDA) in favour of State Government Employees serving in Leh, augmentation of District Hospital Leh , works under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) and Hospitality and Protocol department in the district.

Further demands listed are related to creation of posts for Nubra Development Authority, filling up of vacant positions in Leh district in consultation with Ladakh Affairs Department and LAHDC, Leh, creation of post of Bodhi and Arabic Teachers in High and Middle School of Leh district, development of infrastructure for Kumb Mela of Himalaya at Hemis (Naropa 2016), change in BADP Action Plan Approval and Funding Circle.

Discussion on languishing projects in Leh district was also held during the meeting.

The Advisor assured the Council that all the genuine concerns, put forth in the meeting, will be taken up to the concerned departments for examination and appropriate actions. He suggested for analyzing the feasibility of the upgrading requirements for District Hospital, Leh.

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