Ladakh participates in India Handicraft Gift Fair in Delhi

LEH, MARCH 30, 2022: Union Territory of Ladakh is participating for the first time in the India Handicraft Gift Fair organized by the Export promotion council for Handicrafts (EPCH) showcasing Handicraft and Handloom products of Ladakh.

At least 20 participants from both Leh and Kargil districts are participating in the said event with the support of the Industries and Commerce department.

Various crafts are being showcased such as pottery, felt toys, basket weaving, pashmina weaving...

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DC Leh discusses Action Plan under PMMSY Scheme

Leh, March 30: A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Shrikant Suse to discuss the action plan under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampadha Yojna (PMMSY) scheme and National Scheme for the Welfare of Fisherman for the year 2022-2023.

The meeting discussed the various measures for benefitting the beneficiaries in the Leh district. It also deliberated on enhancing fish production and productivity, developing ornamental and recreational fisheries, markets and mark...

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BREAKING: BJP withdraw support from NC in LAHDC Kargil

VoL Desk, March 30, 2022: In a major political development, the Bharatiya Janata Party, Kargil unit has withdrawn its support from the National Conference in the current Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Kargil.

In a press release, the party maintained that under the direction of BJP State President Phunchok Stanzin, the below-mentioned Councillors of LAHDC Kargil hereby decided that BJP is withdrawing support from LAHDC- Kargil from this date.

“The decision was taken after a thoroug...

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Construction materials, debris causing inconvenience in Leh town

VoL Desk, March 29, 2022: Office of the Executive Officer, Municipal Committee, Leh in a fresh notice has intimated the public against dumping construction and demolition waste materials/ debris on roadside and footpaths in Leh town where violators will be fined.

The notice maintained that instances have come to the notice of the office that construction and demolition activities are taking place in various wards of Municipal Committee, Leh, and debris/ malbas/ construction materials are ...

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NISR to establish yoga centre with MDNIY in Leh

Leh, March 29: National Institute of Sowa Rigpa (NSIR), Leh signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi, on March 28, to establish a Yoga Centre at NSIR Leh with the technical and financial support of MDNIY.

Director, NSIR Leh, Dr Padma Gurmet and Director, MDNIY New Delhi, Dr Ishwar V Basavaraddi, signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institutions.

The Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga would provide fina...

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Ladakh likely to have Mountain Research Institute

VoL Desk, March 28, 2022: To discuss the prospect of establishing a Mountain Research Institute in Ladakh, Lieutenant Governor, UT Ladakh, R K Mathur chaired a meeting with the Principal Secretary, Forest and Wildlife Department, Vice-Chancellor University of Ladakh, and Commissioner Secretary Higher Education, informed the LG office on Twitter today.

The LG Ladakh stressed the need to list out ways in which such an institute can contribute to Ladakh and the entire Himalayan belt at large...

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Land row poses threat to Ladakh’s communal harmony, common interests

VoL/ March 28, 2022: After the conduct of Tangpe Cho-Nga in Kargil by the Kargil Buddhist Association (KBA), at the disputed structure that the KBA called “Kargil Monastery”, a heated debate has triggered among the two religious communities in Ladakh’s Kargil District. This could plausibly widen the gap between the Muslim and Buddhist communities of Ladakh which was once known for peace, harmony and coexistence. 

The row sprout when the Kargil Buddhist Association conducted a function cal...

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Seminar on ‘Export Enhancement and Awareness’ organised in Leh

Leh, March 28: One-day seminar on ‘Export Enhancement and Awareness’ was organised in Leh by the Department of Industries and Commerce, UT Ladakh in collaboration with the Handloom Export Promotion Council for entrepreneurs and Self-help groups of Ladakh. 

Addressing the participants, Secretary Industries and Commerce, Saugat Biswas thanked HEPC for organizing the seminar and hoped that pashmina export will pick up in Ladakh. He shared that districts Leh and Kargil already have an export ...

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CEC Feroz Khan chairs meeting to review achievements under JJM

KARGIL, MARCH 28, 2022: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan today chaired a meeting at Council Secretariat to review the physical and financial achievements of works being executed under Jal Jeevan Mission 2021-22.

Executive Councilor for Social Welfare, Aga Syed Hassan Arman, Deputy Commissioner and CEO LAHDC Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve, Assistant Commissioner Revenue Kargil, A G Zargar, District Superintending Engineer, Hydraulic Kargil, Tashi Tund...

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DC Santosh Sukhadeve chairs DLRC meeting at Kargil

KARGIL, MARCH 28, 2022: The District Level Review Committee (DLRC), District Level Consultative Committee (DCC) and District Level Review Action Committee (DLRAC) meeting was held today under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner/CEO Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve at Conference Hall, Baroo.

The meeting was aimed to review the performance of banks under the Annual Credit Plan in which heads of all line departments, RACC Head State Bank of India, Cluster Head J&K Bank, Kargil and Branch Managers o...

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