Vietnam and Leh, Stakeholders Signs Three Separate Memorandum of Understandings in Vietnam

Leh, Dec,29: As a part of the first Cultural Exchange and Tourism Introduction programme in Vietnam, a day-long seminar was held on Dec 29 at Samtan Hill Dalat between the Travel and Tourism stakeholders of Vietnam and Leh Ladakh, which was presided by the esteemed Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Dr Madan Mohan Sethi in the presence of Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh, Tashi Gyalson.

Representatives from LAHDC Leh, such as Councillor Tsering Namgyal; Councillor Lobzang She...

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Director Tourism Inspects Various Sites in Kargil

Kargil Dec 29: Director Tourism, Ladakh, Kunzes Angmo inspected various sites, including the Director’s Residential Quarter, Tourist Felicitation Center Kargil, Aero Base Station, Kargil and the development of riverfront from Bulbul Bagh to Sher Bagh.

During her visit to TFC Kargil, the director was briefed on the ongoing progress, with the construction of 20 rooms, including 4 VIP suites, in the TFC building.

She directed to ensure proper maintenance, incorporating CCTV provisions and...

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EC Tashi Inaugurates Free Winter Tuition Initiative by Won Buddhism India, LAHDC Kargil

Kargil, Dec 29: A joint initiative spearheaded by Won-Buddhism India and Hanuran Movement Korea supported by LAHDC, Kargil, marked the inauguration of the 3rd year of the transformative free winter tuition program.

Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil, Er Punchok Tashi, along with Councillor Shargole Mohd Javed and representatives from various organizations inaugurated the free winter tuition during a function at Spring Dales Public School, Mulbekh.

On the occasion, the dignitaries appr...

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Principal Secretary of School Education Department, UT Ladakh, Chairs Virtual Meeting to Implement Electoral Literacy MoU

Leh, Dec. 29: The Principal Secretary of the School Education Department, UT Ladakh Sanjeev Khirwar presided over a virtual meeting aimed at formulating a comprehensive plan for the operationalization of various provisions outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Electoral Literacy, at the Civil Secretariat, Leh.

The Chief Electoral Officer, UT Ladakh, Yetindra Maralkar, IAS conducted an insightful presentation on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) centered around electoral...

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EC Tashi Chairs Meeting Regarding Conservation Goals of Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust

Kargil, Dec 28: Executive Councilor (RDD, Forest Wildlife and Zanskar Affairs) LAHDC, Kargil, Er. Punchok Tashi chaired a meeting regarding conservation goals of Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust (SLCIT) and discussed to converge and align existing government schemes with the SLCIT.

SDM Zanskar, Wildlife Warden Kargil, District Sheep Husbandry Officer, AD Tourism, Livestock Development Officer, Zanskar, Director SLCIT, Ladakh, Dr Namgyal and other concerned officers attended the meetin...

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DC Leh Chairs Meeting for Inauguration of a large-scale Distribution of Induction Cook Stoves to Anganwadi Centers

Leh, Dec 28: To promote energy efficiency and sustainable cooking practices, Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Santosh Sukhdeve, chaired a meeting at the DC office in Leh to discuss the inauguration of a large-scale distribution of Induction Cook Stoves to Anganwadi Centers in the Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh.

During the meeting, officer from Energy Efficiency Service Limited (EESL) briefed the Deputy Commissioner about the schemes recently launched by the Ministry of Power, emphasizing the imp...

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CEC Kargil chairs review meeting regarding ongoing developmental works  

Kargil, Dec 28: Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhon chaired a review meeting at his office chamber to discuss various ongoing developmental works keeping in view the closure of the current financial year 2023-24.

The meeting was attended by Executive Councilor Social Welfare Aga Syed Mujtaba Mosavi, EC RDD, Er Phunchok Tashi, EC PHE and I&FC, Kacho Feroz Ahmed.

The meeting discussed in detail the various ongoing developmental works keeping in view t...

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Himalayan Blue Poppy (Meconopsis aculeata) Declared as Ladakh’s State Flower

VoL Desk, Dec. 28: Administration of UT Ladakh has declared Himalayan Blue Poppy (Meconopsis aculeata) as state flower of Ladakh, stated the DIPR Leh in a post on X.

Meanwhile in the month of November the administration had issued public notice, seeking suggestion for the designation of state flower of Ladakh. The proposed flowers under consideration were Meconopsis aculeata and Dactylorhiza.

Meconopsis aculeata is a blue-flowered thorny species of the genus Meconopsis with a small ge...

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Transport Department Ladakh Seeks Public Input on Ladakh Motor Garages Subordinate Service Recruitment Rules 2023

VoL Desk, Dec. 29: The Transport Department of UT Ladakh has released the draft for the Ladakh Motor Garages Subordinate Service Recruitment Rules 2023, pertaining to Non-Gazetted posts.

Stakeholders and the public are invited to provide comments, suggestions, or objections within 30 days from the publication date on the official website.

Send your feedback via email to or by post to Sh. Mohit Sharma, Under Secretary, Transport Department, UT Ladakh, First Floor Se...

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Comm. Secy., Tourism, UT Ladakh Chairs Meeting to Elevate Ladakh Tourism Website

Leh, Dec. 28: Commissioner Secretary of Tourism, UT Ladakh Kacho Mehboob Ali Khan chaired a meeting to review and elevate the status of the Ladakh Tourism website to enhance the accessibility of Ladakh’s tourism sector, at the Civil Secretariat, Leh.

The meeting commenced with a comprehensive presentation by the Project Management Unit (PMU) offering a detailed overview of the Ladakh Tourism website. The presentation highlighted the user-friendly interface, complete with well-organized ta...

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