DC Kargil chairs DLRC, DCC meeting, stresses on collaborative efforts by banks, line departments

Kargil, May 30: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Shrikant Suse, today chaired the District Level Review Committee/District Consultative Committee (DLRC/DCC) meeting for the quarter ended March 2024.

The meeting was attended by heads of concerned departments and the nodal officers of banks in the district. The meeting reviewed achievements of the Annual Credit Plan and various Government Sponsored Schemes until ending March 2024.

While presenting the performance of various banks ...

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Advisor reviews Annual Action Plan for Watershed Development Component-PMKSY 2.0

Leh, May 30: The Advisor to the Union Territory of Ladakh and Chairman of the Union Territory Level Sanctioning Committee (UTLSC), Dr Pawan Kotwal, chaired a significant meeting to review and approve the Annual Action Plan for the Watershed Development Component-Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana 2.0 (WDC-PMKSY 2.0) for the fiscal year 2024-25 at Civil Secretariat, Leh.

At the outset of the meeting, the Administrative Secretary of the Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Department, Lad...

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Chief Electoral Officer, Ladakh inspects counting arrangements at counting center, Kurbathang, Kargil

Kargil, May 30: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of UT Ladakh, Shri Yetindara M. Maralkar, IAS on Thursday took stock of counting arrangements and security measures deployed at strong room. 

Detailed discussions took place for arrangements of counting of votes scheduled on 4th June on the occasion. He was accompanied by District Election Officer /Deputy commissioner Kargil Shrikant suse, SSP Kargil Shree Raam R. , Deputy Secretary (Elections) Swarn Singh besides Assistant Returning Offic...

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Lok Sabha election: Training for election counting staff held in Kargil

Kargil, May 30: A training for Counting Supervisors, Counting Assistants and Micro-Observers for the Lok Sabha Election-2024 was held today at Conference Hall, Baroo, Kargil.

Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kargil, Suhail Ahmed; Assistant Returning Officer, Skalzang Dorje; Naib Tehsildar election and other concerned officials were present on the occasion.

During the training program, the counting staff were trained about their role and responsibilities. Besides providing hands-on train...

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Historian Mohammad Sadiq Hardassi’s book ‘Rajgan Purik’ released in Kargil

Kargil, May 29: Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture and Language (LAACL), Kargil today organized a book release function at TFC Kargil to unveil “Rajgan Purik,” a comprehensive historical account authored by renowned historian Mohammad Sadiq Hardassi.

The event celebrated Hardassi’s third major work following his previous publications, “Balti Mahajireen: A Short History” (2012) and “Balti Adab: A Short History” (2017).

The book release function was graced by several distinguished guests. Di...

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iHub Spoke, Kargil Campus, UoL Launches Certificate course on AI & Machine Learning

Kargil, May 29: The iHub Spoke Centre at Kargil Campus, University of Ladakh Launched a Special Certificate course on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, specifically designed for the students of PM Shri Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kargil with a grant Inaugural Ceremony. The inaugural Ceremony took place with much enthusiasm and highlighted the commitment to advancing educational opportunities in the region. Honorable the Vice Chancellor, University of Ladakh, Prof. S.K. Mehta, gra...

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District Health Society organises Mental Health Awareness Camp at Munshi Habibullah Mission Hr. Sec School

Kargil, May 29: District Health Society Kargil today organized a mental health awareness camp at Munshi Habibullah Mission Hr. Sec School. The event aimed to educate students, teachers, about the importance of mental well-being and to provide essential information on identifying and managing mental health issues.

The awareness camp featured a series of informative sessions led by experienced mental health professionals, including Dr Fatima Nissa, Nodal Officer, Mental Health, and Dr Murta...

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Cleanliness drive held at main market Sankoo

Kargil, May 28: Under the direction of the Sub Divisional Magistrate, Sankoo, a massive cleanliness drive was conducted today in the main market Sankoo.

The drive was spearheaded by Asgar Ali Naib, Tehsildar of Sankoo, with the objective of raising awareness among the general public, shopkeepers, and hoteliers about the importance of maintaining a clean environment and cleaning up the main market of Sankoo.

The cleanliness drive saw huge participation of stakeholders. The drive started...

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Ladakh Students Now Eligible for 16 Seats in Technical Diploma Courses under Indian Government Scheme

Leh, May 28: Sixteen seats have been reserved for students from Ladakh in Diploma Level Technical courses for the academic session 2024-25 across 08 states. This is in response to the proposal by the Department of Higher Education, UT of Ladakh for inclusion of Ladakh in the Government of India scheme for reservation of seats in Engineering and Diploma Level Technical courses for States/ Union territories, which don’t have Engineering colleges and lack infrastructure in Technical Education.

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RO Ladakh reviews counting day arrangements

Leh, May 28: The Returning Officer, 1-Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency, Santosh Sukhadeve and Senior Superintendent of Police, Shruti Arora reviewed the counting day arrangements at Sindhu Sanskriti Kendra (SSK) today on May 28.

The RO, Santosh Sukhadeve instructed that all the preparations required for the counting day should be complete by May 31.

Additionally, a trial run will be conducted on June 1.