Irani Launches Buddhist Development Plan for Ladakh & Five other Himalayan States

𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐁𝐮𝐝𝐝𝐡𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐭 𝐃𝐞𝐥𝐡𝐢 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲

Leh, March 10: In a significant move to strengthen the minority Buddhist population in the Himalayan belt – Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and UT of Ladakh, the Ministry of Minority Affairs launched the Buddhist Development Plan.

Hon’ble Minister of Minority Affairs, GoI Smriti Zubin Irani virtually laid the foundation stone for 85 crore worth of projects of the Central Institute of Buddhist Studies (CI...

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CEC Chairs General Council Meeting 2024-25

Rs 363 crore, 37 lakh, and 44 thousand proposed for FY year 2024-25

Kargil, March 10: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon on Saturday presided over the General Council Meeting where the proposed interim budget for 2024-25 was discussed. It was disclosed that an allocation of Rs 363 crore, 37 lakh, and 44 thousand has been proposed for the financial year 2024-25.

Executive Councillors of LAHDC, Kargil, Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Chief Planning Officer, Counci...

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Urgent Call for the 6th Schedule in Ladakh: A Student’s Perspective


Ladakh, the land of high passes and serene landscapes, is at a crucial juncture in its history. As a student deeply connected to the region, I am compelled to shed light on the pressing need for the implementation of the 6th Schedule in Ladakh. This demand arises from the unique socio-cultural, geographical, and political dynamics of the region, which require specialized governance mechanism to address the aspirations and challenges of its diverse population.

Historical C...

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Army Celebrates International Women’s Day in Leh

Kargil, March 8: The Dhanurdhari Gunners of Fire and Fury Corps, in collaboration with EJM College, commemorated International Women’s Day in Leh on March 8, 2024. The celebration drew widespread participation from female students and accomplished women from various sectors of Ladakhi society.

Among the distinguished guests were Mrs. Tsering Chhondal, President of the Women’s Alliance of Ladakh, Mrs. Kunzes Angmo, renowned International Ice Hockey Player and President of the Ladakh Women ...

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PM virtual inaugurates ‘Exploring LoC and Hunderman Village Experience’

Kargil, March 07: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Mohd Jaffer Akhoon attended the virtual launch event of ‘Exploring LoC and Hunderman Village Experience’ under Swadesh Darshan 2.0, inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi from Srinagar.

While expressing gratitude to the Government of India for including Kargil in Swadesh Darshan 2.0, Dr Jaffer emphasized the importance of incorporating local insights and collaboration with tour and travel operators for the succ...

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CEC chairs meeting on operation of lift irrigation, Sodh

Kargil, March 07: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Mohd Jaffer Akhoon chaired a meeting with Chief Engineer Hydraulic, Councillor, Yourbaltak Constituency, Manzoor ul Hassanain, Executive Engineer Mechanical, AEEs, mechanical regarding the operation of lift irrigation of Sodh. 

Councillor, Yourbaltak, informed the CEC that the lift irrigation of Sodh Block is not operational since many years at Sodh. It was decided in the meeting that under the chairmanship of Chief Engineer Hydraulic, a mee...

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Adm. Secy., Transport, Chairs Meeting, for Running Zero-Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses with Water

Leh, Mar. 06: Administrative Secretary of the Transport Department, UT Ladakh Amit Sharma chaired a significant meeting towards the realization of a zero-emission hydrogen mobility project in Leh and deliberations on the proposal for the operationalization of five Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses to run with water conversion into fuel technology and the finalization of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd. and the Transport Department, UT Lada...

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EC Zakir attends program to convert GMS Panikhar into Council Model School

Kargil, March 06: Executive Councilor (Education) LAHDC, Kargil, Zakir Hussain, accompanied by Councillor Taisuru Constituency, CEO Kargil, Deputy CEO of Sankoo, and ZEO Taisuru, participated in a program aimed at transform GMS Panikhar into Council Model School Panikhar.

Currently, the school has an enrollment of only 12 students. However, parents have assured that they will actively work towards increasing the enrollment to 50 students.

EC Zakir instructed the ZEO to start an enrollm...

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CEC Chairs Annual Governing Body Meeting of TDA, ZDA

Kargil, March 06: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon chaired the annual Governing Body Meeting of Tourism Development Authority Kargil and Zanskar Development Authority at Conference Hall, Council Secretariat.

The meeting in detail discussed the physical and financial progress achieved during the financial year 2023- 2024. The concerned officers informed that the Tourist Felicitation Center Kargil construction has reached 95% completion, Hundurman Viewpoint development has...

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Leh Observes Bandh Following March 04 Meeting; Hunger Strike Commences

VoL Desk, March 06: Following the dissatisfaction in the March 04, 2024, meeting of Subcommittee of the Leh Apex Body (LAB) and the Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA) with the officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in New Delhi, Leh religious organization observed a Leh Bandh and public rally today at NDS stadium, Leh.

The Bandh was observed in Leh, and a rally was held at NDS stadium where different member of religious and political organization took part. In the rally, the Leh Ap...

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