CEC Dr Jaffer convenes meeting to discuss Muharram arrangements

Kargil, June 29, 2024: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr. Mohd Jaffer Akhoon today convened a meeting at Council Secretariat to discuss the arrangements ahead of Muharram and the conduct of processions in the district.

During the meeting, discussions were held to ensure all necessary arrangements are in place including provision of uninterrupted power and water supply, deployment of doctors and ambulances, medical facilities, traffic management, PA system, sanitization of congregation areas...

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CEC Dr Jaffer chairs review meeting to boost Tourism in Kargil

Kargil, June 28: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon chaired a review meeting to discuss measures to enhance tourism in Kargil district. 

Executive Councilor Tourism, Kacho Mohd Feroz; Councilor Town, Haji Abass; Councilor Yourbaltak, Manzoor-ul-Hussain; Assistant Director Tourism and other concerned tourism officers attended the meeting.

The meeting delved into various issues related to the promotion of tourism in Kargil including the printing and distribution of a deta...

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The Plastic Bomb

Plastic pollution is one of the most concerning environmental issues, that the world is combating now.  It is more prevalent in developing Asian and African countries where plastic collection and recycling systems are inefficient.

India, which generates 9.4 million tons of plastic waste annually, ranks third after the USA and China. The per capita plastic consumption in India was estimated at 15 kilograms per person in 2021, a 14 percent rise over the previous three decades. Rapid urbaniz...

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JD Sheep Husbandry Department visits SECs in Durbuk block

Leh, June 28On the second day of his tour in Durbuk block, Joint Director, Sheep Husbandry Department, Dr Iftikhar Hussain visited Merak, Phobrang, Kargyam, and Tharuk Sheep Extension Centers to review records on June 27.

During his visit Dr. Iftikhar Hussain engaged with breeders from Chushul and Kargyam villages on enhancing year-round sales of pashmina and mutton. He also commended the breeders for their commitment to boosting profits through increasing value addition in these livest...

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CEC chairs meeting with Secretary IT, on compensation issues of Kargil Zanskar NH

Kargil, June 27: A meeting under the chairmanship of Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon with Secretary, Rural Development Department, Transport, IT, S&T and DMRRR UT Ladakh, Amit Sharma was held to discuss the attribution & compensation cases related to Kargil-Zanskar National Highway. 

The Secretary, who is the Attributor for NHIDCL acquisition, was briefed on various issues concerning compensation, residential impacts, damage compensation and other related matters.


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Secretary, Amit Sharma tours Zanskar to assess developmental activities

Kargil, June 27: Secretary, Rural Development Department, Transport, IT, S&T and DMRRR UT Ladakh, Amit Sharma toured Zanskar Sub-Division and took assessment of various developmental activities there.

During the first day of his visit to Zanskar, the Secretary Amit Sharma, who is also Arbitrator for NHIDCL Acquisition Cases for UT Ladakh, assessed various cases of road compensation related to the expansion of Kargil-Zanskar National Highway, during a meeting held at Conference Hall, Padum...

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Ladakh Skill Development Mission signs MoU with ICAR-IARI

New Delhi, June 26: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Ladakh Skill Development Mission (LSDM) and Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI), Pusa, New Delhi, marking the beginning of collaborative efforts aimed at mutual benefit in agricultural research and education.

The primary objectives of this collaboration include providing exposure and conducting value-added short-term training in Horticulture, Floriculture & Landscaping for students and trainers of In...

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Future of the Data-Centric Infrastructure


In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, data has become the new oil, driving innovation and transformation across industries. As we move into an era defined by the rapid exchange of information and the growing need for data-driven decision-making, the infrastructure that supports this data becomes increasingly vital. This article presents a brief analysis into the future of the data-centric infrastructure, examining its implications, the role of emerging technologies, sustai...

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International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking program held in Kargil

Kargil, June 26: The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking or World Drug Day under the banner of Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan with the theme “The Evidence is Clear: Invest in Prevention,” was organized by the Social and Tribal Welfare Department in collaboration with District Administration Kargil.

The program began in the form of a rally by students from GGHSS and GHSS Boys Kargil, starting at Fatima Chowk and concluding at Auditorium Hall Kargil.

Chairman/Chief Ex...

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CEC, DC attend inaugural ceremony of free eye camp at Old Hospital Kargil

Kargil, June 26: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr. Mohd Jaffer Akhoon and Deputy Commissioner Kargil inaugurated the free eye camp and eye surgical procedure themed “Let’s See Again” at Old Hospital Kargil.

On the occasion, the CEC expressed his gratitude to Alreza and ASG Hospital Srinagar for organizing the camp. He emphasized his commitment to serve the people during his tenure and urged doctors to be punctual in their duties. He mentioned that the Council is planning several initiative...

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