Youth Action Committee raises public issues in Kargil, seeks action from LG Ladakh

VoL Desk, March 27: The Youth Action Committee of Kargil, Ladakh has written a letter to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, requesting urgent action on several public issues faced by the residents of the district.

The letter highlights five main areas of concern, including faulty construction work by the 762-BRTF Project Vijayak, unscientific disposal of municipal and hospital garbage in open disposal sites, poor public transport system, early recruitment of vacant posts in vario...

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LG Ladakh interacts with PRIs representatives from Kargil

Kargil, March 26, 2023: The Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd) met and interacted with representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) representatives from various blocks and tehsils of Kargil district, at Raj Niwas in Kargil. 

HLG informed that the objective of the interaction is to meet the elected representatives working at the grassroots level and to understand their functioning. He further informed that his main aims are working for the benef...

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Press Club of Ladakh writes to LG, requests action on journalist welfare, land allocation, and foreign exchange programs

VoL Desk, March 27: The Press Club of Ladakh, Kargil has written a memorandum to the Honorable Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, highlighting some important issues and concerns that working journalists in the region are facing.

In the memorandum, the press club has requested immediate action on several matters, including land allotment for setting up offices and workspaces, implementation of a journalist welfare scheme, addressing working journalists’ issues in remote areas, and initiating ...

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Police denies permission for Kargil’s Congress protest meet over Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification

VoL Desk: On March 26th, 2023, members of the Territorial Congress (UT Ladakh), District Congress Committee Kargil, Youth Congress, and Congress workers organized a protest, or Dharna, near the Congress Office in Kargil. The protest was held in response to the disqualification of senior Congress leader Sh. Rahul Gandhi from parliamentary membership.

Unfortunately, the local police did not allow the protesters to hold their demonstration, and they also denied access to the local media to t...

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CEC Kargil-led delegation calls on LG Mishra during his two-day tour to Kargil

Kargil, March 26, 2023: A delegation from LAHDC Kargil led by its Chairman, Shri Feroz Ahmed Khan, called on the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd), at Raj Niwas in Kargil.

Shri Feroz raised several issues related to the development works in Kargil district. He requested for HLG’s intervention in the amendment of LAHDC Act 1997 and 2018 along with the need to define the warrant of precedence of the Councillors of both the Hill Councils. He also raised s...

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79-year-old woman killed by stray dogs in Zanskar

VoL Desk, March 25: According to a press release by DIPR Zanskar, a 79-year-old woman named Tsering Kunzess was killed by stray dogs earlier today.

The incident occurred between 7 AM to 8 AM in the morning, when the dogs attacked and bit her near her old residential house. The victim was living alone with no family members.

The local authorities, including the Sub Divisional Magistrate and Station House Officer Zanskar, have rushed to the site and taken the dead body under police cust...

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CEC holds meeting with, Controller Examination UoL, Principal GDC Kargil, Student Council

Kargil, March 23, 2023: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan today held a meeting in his office with Controller of Examination and Dean Academic Affairs, University of Ladakh, Principal, GDC Kargil and Student Council of the college.

At the outset of the meeting, Controller of Examination and Dean Academic Affairs Prof. Deskyong Namgyal briefed about the status of the result process. He also talked about N.A and L.O cases and other issues. He also informed that the result of 5th s...

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Around 10,000 Adult Learners in Ladakh Take Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Test

VoL Desk, March 23: The UT Ladakh witnessed the participation of around 10,000 adult learners in the Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Test conducted across 369 Literacy Centres in both Leh and Kargil Districts. The test was conducted as per the guidelines of the Ministry of Education, with 496 voluntary trainers and 369 teachers supervising the process.

The Question cum Answer Booklet (QAB) was translated into local languages to ensure that all adult learners could attempt th...

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Councilors delegation call on EC Tashi

Kargil, March 23, 2023: A delegation of Councilors lead by Councilor, Tai Suru, Syeed Abbass Rizvi today called on Executive Councilor, Tourism, RD and Zanskar Affairs, LAHDC, Kargil Er Punchok Tashi at Council Secretariat Kargil.

The Councilor expressed concern about surrendering of funds under CCDA and Subsidy scheme for the year 2022-23 as they informed the chair that several works proposed under the CCDA have not been started due to which the funds would lapse.

The EC assured the d...

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Sheikh Nazir meets LG Ladakh to discuss issues faced by Kargil residents

VoL Desk, March 20: Sheikh Nazir Mehdi, the President of Anjuman Jammiatul Ulama Isna Asharia Kargil, Ladakh, along with Sheikh Mohd Jawad and Sajjad Hussain, met with the Hon’ble Lt. Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra today.

The delegation brought to the Lt. Governor’s attention various issues that the residents of Kargil are facing, including air connectivity, permit issues for commercial vehicles across the two districts, and matters related to manpower distribution in the education sector....

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