Training Program on Disaster Management Concludes in Kargil

Kargil, Dec 21: The training program on disaster response, relief and rescue organized by District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Kargil through Aapda Mitra Volunteers in collaboration with UTDRF, Fire and Emergency and Health Department and Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department (RD&PRD) was held in the Gram Panchayats of Kargil, Taisuru and Sankoo blocks on the the concluding day.

In this regard, training programs were held at Panchayat Badgam, Panchayat Purtikchay, Pancha...

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UT level mock exercise on earthquake disaster conducted successfully in Kargil

DC, SP, ADC, district officers visit simulation sites, monitor mock drill exercise

Kargil, August 04: For the second consecutive year, the UT level mock exercise on earthquake disaster organized by UT Ladakh in collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India successfully concluded in Kargil.  

In this regard, the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Kargil conducted the emergency response mock drill exercise on earthqua...

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2-day disaster preparedness and response training program kick starts at GHSS Chiktan 

Kargil, Nov14, 2022: On the direction of Deputy Commissioner/Chairman District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), two-day Disaster Preparedness and Response Training Program kick-started today at Govt. Higher Secondary School Chiktan.

Chairperson BDC Shakar Chiktan Sayeeda Banoo, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Shakar Chiktan Muhammad Sharief Kakpori, Tehsildar Chiktan Ghulam Rasool, Block Medical Officer (BMO) Chiktan Dr Zahra Batool, Principal GHSS Chiktan Mehfooz Ali, Incharge Polic...

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Chairman DDMA Leh reviews current Covid-19 situation in Leh

Leh, Sept 23: Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Leh, Shrikant Suse convened a meeting to take stock of the current situation of Covid-19 in the Leh district. He also reviewed the Covid-19 vaccination status.

At the outset, the State Surveillance Officer (SSO and CMO Leh apprised the Chairman of the present situation of Covid-19 in the district along with the vaccination status.

Chairman DDMA Leh directed the Additional Deputy Magistrate (ADM), Leh, and all SDM to...

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Chairman DDMA Leh reviews flash flood restoration works

Leh, Aug 31: Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Leh, Shrikant Suse, convened a meeting to review the temporary and permanent flash flood restoration works in the district.

Chairman DDMA Leh inquired about the status of restoration of damaged roads, headworks of irrigation khuls, electric poles, footbridges, culverts, buildings at Skyu-Markha, Rumchung, Rumbak, Jingchen, Bogdang, Tsati, Murgi, Turtuk and areas affected by flash floods.

Chairman DDMA Leh impressed u...

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DDMA Leh issues fresh Covid-19 guidelines, ease curbs

Leh, June 20: Chief Executive Officer, DDMA, Leh, Sonam Chosjor who is the Additional District Magistrate, Leh has issued fresh Covid-19 SOPs/guidelines applicable from June 28 to July 05, to ease lockdown restrictions in the district.

With the fall in Covid-19 patients, the District Administration Leh has changed the opening and closing time of commercial establishments in the districts.  Groceries/ general stores, fruits/ vegetable/ milk products, meat/ chicken shops, nanwai and bakerie...

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Building Ladakh Disaster Resilience with Education

Disasters are a world problem. They don’t discriminate and nobody is untouched by it. However, early warning and early response for prevention at peacetime make a difference. We cannot stop disasters from taking place. What humans can do is, manage the risk. We can prepare for disasters, mitigate the risk and respond wisely to reduce tangible and intangible losses. Covid19 is an eye-opener for us. An overwhelming biological disaster that has paralyzed life throughout the world.

The Union ...

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DDMA Leh to take stringent action against Covid curfew violators

Leh, May 10: Chairman, DDMA/ DC Leh, Shrikant Suse, today informed that stringent action would be taken against Covid curfew violators in Leh district. District Administration Leh had extended the weekend Covid curfew by another week starting May 10 till May 17. However, as per the order issued by the Chairman, DDMA Leh, essential items shops, including grocery, meat/chicken, milk and dairy product, vegetables and bakeries, were allowed to open every day from 8 AM till 1 PM shops.


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DDMA Leh strengthens COVID-19 surveillance, testing mechanisms

Leh, April 28: The District Administration, Leh is working in full swing to tackle the rising Covid-19 cases and has strengthened surveillance mechanisms for incoming passengers via road/air.

In this context, the local inbound passengers, including students and commoners, coming without the mandatory negative RT PCR reports are being institutionally quarantined till their negative results are declared.

The District Administration has made all the necessary and elaborate arrangements su...

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DDMA Leh Intensifies Drive Against Covid-19 Violation

Leh, March 10: District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Leh has intensified the drive against Covid-19 violation and Covid surveillance amid an increase in the number of people travelling to Leh from across the country. Keeping this in view, DDMA Leh has decided to make Covid-19 testing and registration mandatory for all inbound labourers and workers.

Chairman, DDMA Leh, Shrikant Suse directed the Labour Department to ensure that labourers are registered at authorised labour agencies. H...

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