Everything you need to know about COVID-19 restriction in Kargil

KARGIL, MAY 11, 2021: In view of the surge in COVID-19 positive cases, increase in positive rate across district in the recent days and as per the advice of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare GoI to all District Magistrates to undertake containment measures to restrict intermingling amongst people so that spread of infection can be controlled, District Magistrate and Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve on Monday issued an order for imposit...

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Ladakh Admin mulling on cultivation of Hing

Leh, May, 10: Secretary Agriculture/Horticulture Department, Ravinder Kumar convened a preliminary meeting regarding the prospects of Hing (asafoetida) cultivation in UT Ladakh.

Secretary, Ravinder instructed the Departments to initiate and explore the cultivation of asfoetida (Hing). He further asked to submit a proposal/plan in this regard. 

He directed all the line Departments to come up with an action plan and more scientific information after consultation with the national researc...

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Former LAHDC Leh Councillor Sayeeda Ladakhi is no more

LEH, MAY 10, 2021: Former nominated Councillor from LAHDC Leh Sayeeda Banoo Ladakhi passed away at SNM Hospital Leh today.

The news of her untimely demise deeply saddened people in Leh and her colleagues in Bharatiya Janata Party.

Condolence messages is being flooded Social Media platforms in Ladakh. The BJP Ladakh State unit in a condolence message condoled the family members of the deceased female leader.

“With profound grief and sorrow, we are regret to inform a sad and untimely demise of on...

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COVID: Employees in Kargil to attend 50% duty on weekly basis

KARGIL MAY 10, 2021: In view of the prevailing situation and increase in COVID-19 cases and for strict implementation of preventive measures in accordance to the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI from time to time, District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve has vide a circular advised all the district officers/departmental heads to formulate a roster in respect of their employees for attending duties in offices @ 50% weekly basis w.e...

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DDMA Leh to take stringent action against Covid curfew violators

Leh, May 10: Chairman, DDMA/ DC Leh, Shrikant Suse, today informed that stringent action would be taken against Covid curfew violators in Leh district. District Administration Leh had extended the weekend Covid curfew by another week starting May 10 till May 17. However, as per the order issued by the Chairman, DDMA Leh, essential items shops, including grocery, meat/chicken, milk and dairy product, vegetables and bakeries, were allowed to open every day from 8 AM till 1 PM shops.


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CEC Kargil discusses COVID-19 mitigation measures with religious, political stakeholders

KARGIL MAY 10, 2021: In order to review the overall COVID-19 pandemic situation in the district, and to discuss ways and means to further enhance the level of measures to contain the spread of the virus ,Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan in presence of the District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner and CEO LAHDC Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, convened a meeting of various stakeholders including the representatives of the religious and political organizations, PRI m...

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Two Years On, UT Ladakh Not Released Pension Fund to Bank

KARGIL, MAY 10, 2021: The Union Territory Administration of Ladakh since its formation vociferously claimed that there is abundance of funds in the new administrative setup. However, the sufferings of the retired government employees, who have not received their pension since March this year, tell a different narrative about the funds in UT Ladakh.

The UT Administration has not released the Pension funds to the Jammu and Kashmir Bank since last two years that means since formation of UT i...

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DC Kargil chairs meeting regarding drought mitigation measures

KARGIL, MAY 08, 2021: In order to discuss various measures required to be taken to deal with the drought like situation in various villages of the district as a result of scanty snowfall during the winter season, Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve convened a meeting of the concerned officers at DC Office Kargil here today.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Kargil Tsering Motup, Superintending Engineer PWD Kargil Er Ved Prakash, Chief Planning Officer (CPO) Kargil Ab...

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LG Mathur Review Covid Scenario in Ladakh

LEH, MAY 08, 2021: Lieutenant Governor Ladakh Radha Krishna Mathur reviewed the COVID-19 scenario in Ladakh in a meeting here at UT Secretariat Leh today, tweeted the LG Office.

The LG urged the departments to be prepared with infrastructure, medicine and other facilities needed to mitigate the Covid threat in Ladakh. He further urged the concerned officers to augment the equipments and medicines as required and feasible.

The LG instructed Director Health to expedite works on the three oxygen ...

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EC Mehdi visits Nubra to take stock of arrangements for Covid-19 patients

Leh, May 8: Executive Councillor (Minority/Forest), LAHDC Leh, Ghulam Mehdi, today visited the Nubra sub-division to take stock of arrangements and preparations for the Covid-19 patients. With Covid-19 cases on the rise in Ladakh, Executive Councillor Mehdi held a meeting with Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Nubra; Block Medical Officer (BMO), Station House Officer (SHO), Nubra and Officer Commanding (OC) 54 RCC.

The points discussed during the meeting included the installation of an oxy...

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