SHA Ladakh organizes workshop to strengthen ABDM, AB-PMJAY implementation

Kargil, Feb 21, 2024: The State Health Agency and Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, UT, Ladakh organized a workshop-cum-interactive session with CMO, BMOs, Medical Officers, Program Officers and other medical staff on the implementation of ABDM, AB-PMJAY and usage of NextGen e-Hospital in health facilities at Hotel the Kargil.

The workshop was aimed to equip the healthcare providers with essential knowledge and tools to enhance healthcare service delivery to the beneficiaries.

The event...

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CEC Dr Jaffer advocates critical airlift initiative, with LG

Kargil, Feb 21, 2024: In a significant development meeting, Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon engaged in constructive talks with Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor Ladakh, Brig. (Retd) Dr. B.D. Mishra.

The primary focus of the discussion centered on the urgent need for special flights, specifically IL-76 & C-130 aircraft, to facilitate the seamless airlift of passengers and students from Srinagar & Jammu to Ladakh.

Dr Jaffer highlighted the critical importance of these speci...

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LRLM conducts training to potential Lakhpati Didi

Leh, Feb 17: Ladakh Rural Livelihood Mission (LRLM) organised a training to the potential Lakhpati Didi in two different blocks of Leh district on February 15. 

The trainer was community resource person on Lakhpati didi initiative happened earlier in the district.

The clutters coordinators and LRLM staff put their efforts in making the event successful although there will be continuous training for the 3000 Lakhpati identified didis in other blocks.

The main objective of this initia...

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DC Leh convenes meeting, addresses public health initiatives

Leh, Feb 17: A pivotal high-level meeting, chaired by DC Leh, Santosh Sukhdeva, convened to assess the progress and strategies related to critical public health initiatives including Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination, National Deworming Day, and the District Task Force on Pulse Polio Immunization.

DIO Leh, Dr. Jameela Parveen, delivered a comprehensive presentation on the Pulse Polio Immunization Programme for 2024. The presentation covered key aspects such as the importance of supporting ...

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LAHDC-KSSRB conducts OMR-Based examination for teacher posts

Kargil, Feb 18: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Shrikant Suse inspected examination centre established for smooth conduct of OMR-Based teacher posts at GDC Kargil, conducted by Kargil Subordinate Service Recruitment Board (KSSRB), LAHDC, Kargil.

During the inspection, DC Shrikant, who is also Chairman of the LAHDC-KSSRB, inspected the arrangements at the examination center at GDC, Kargil.

The District Administration Kargil had made all the required arrangements for the smooth c...

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Sonam Chosjor, Appointed as Joint Chief Electoral Officer, UT Ladakh

Kargil, Feb. 15: With the sanction of the Election Commission of India, Mr. Sonam Chosjor, JKAS (2008), has been designated as the Joint Chief Electoral Officer for the Union Territory of Ladakh.

“In the interest of administration, and with the approval of Election Commission of India, it is hereby ordered that Sh. Sonam Chosjor, JKAS (2008), shall be appointed as the Joint Chief Electoral Officer, for the Union territory of Ladakh with immediate effect”, an order issued by the Administr...

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Western Disturbance Expected to Bring Snowfall to Ladakh

Kargil, Feb 16: The Meteorological Department (MeT) has issued an advisory regarding an active Western Disturbance expected to affect the Western Himalayan region, including Ladakh, from February 18th to 21st.

Under its influence, light to moderate snowfall is highly likely to occur in most areas of the Kargil district and in many areas of the Leh district. Heavy snowfall is expected at scattered locations, particularly in the higher and middle reaches of Ladakh. During this period, dayti...

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Lack of Compliance: Ladakh Authorities Fail to Meet RTI Portal Requirements

Jammu, Feb 15: Eighty-eight Public Authorities in the Union Territory of Ladakh have failed to ensure compliance with repeated directives regarding the onboarding of Public Information Officers (PIO) and First Appellate Authorities (FAA) on the RTI portal. Additionally, approximately 22 departments are not disposing of RTI applications within the prescribed timeframe. Stated in a news by Daily Excelsior.

Early last year, the Ladakh Union Territory administration launched the RTI portal to...

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Zanskar Winter Sports & Tourism Festival: Ice climbing exhibition event held at Sheela waterfall

Kargil, Feb 16: On the third day of the Zanskar Winter Sports & Tourism Festival 2023-24, an exhilarating ice climbing exhibition took place at Sheela Waterfall in which experts of Zanskar Ski School Padum and Zanskar Rescue Tungri along with dedicated volunteers scaled the ice rock with determination.

Sub Divisional Magistrate Zanskar, Romil Singh Donk, graced the event as the chief guest, while Bridger Sanjeeve Kohli from the 8th Mountain Division Kumbathang Kargil was the guest of hono...

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