Y20 Pre-Summit Commences in Leh, Ladakh; Over 100 Delegates from 30 Nations Gather

Leh, April 28: The Y20 Pre-Summit commenced today at the Sindhu Sanskriti Auditorium hall in Leh, Ladakh. The event was inaugurated by the Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Ladakh, Dr. BD Mishra, in the presence of notable figures such as CEC LAHDC Leh, Adv. Tashi Gyaltsan, MP Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, and youth delegates from approximately 30 countries.

During his address, the LG highlighted the various initiatives undertaken by the Ladakh Administration in areas like women’s empowermen...

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Lt Gov of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Ladakh Meet in Delhi

VoL Desk, March 31: The Hon’ble Lt Gov of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Admiral D.K. Joshi, and the Hon’ble Lt Gov of Ladakh, Brig (Dr) B.D. Mishra, recently met in New Delhi to discuss initiatives for promoting national integration through education, sports, tourism, and people-to-people ties.

During the meeting, the Hon’ble Lt Gov of Ladakh proposed reserving two seats each in Andaman & Nicobar Engineering, Medical & Law College for Ladakhi students, and the Hon’ble Lt Gov of Andaman and N...

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TIME Magazine’s 50 Greatest Places in the World 2023 features Ladakh

VoL Desk, March 24: TIME Magazine has recently released its list of “World’s Greatest Places in 2023”, featuring 50 extraordinary destinations to explore. Among these destinations are India’s Mayurbhanj district in Odisha and the Union Territory of Ladakh. Mayurbhanj has been chosen for its endangered black tigers and historic temples, while Ladakh is known for its astonishing alpine landscapes and Tibetan Buddhist culture, as well as its adventures and cuisine.

TIME Magazine’s Senior Edi...

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Ladakh wood carving among nine products from J-K, Ladakh in line for GI tag

The Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are set to get the Geographical Indications (GI) tag for nine products. “The GI applications of all these products have been filed at the GI Registry in Chennai. The Consultative Group Meeting of all these products has already been successfully held and the products are in the final stage of being granted the tag. The final GI tag is expected soon,” a spokesperson said.

The products in line to obtain the GI tag include the famous Basoh...

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Ladakh leadership rejects High Powered Committee; calls for protest on January 15

VoL Desk, Jan. 07: After announcement of formation of High Powered Committee by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Apex Body Leh and Kargil Democratic Alliance convened an emergency meeting of at Jammu today.

The meeting was aimed to discuss the recent announcement by the Home Ministry about the formation of the High-Powered Committee to resolve the outstanding issues of Union Territory of Ladakh and to take a decision about the participation in the subsequent meetings to be held, read a press...

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J&K Govt Apportions 1193 Employees To Ladakh

Srinagar- The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered apportion of 1193 employees to Union Territory of Ladakh.

According to a government order, the apportion has been done in exercise of the powers under Section 89 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019 by the Lieutenant Governor of the Jammu and Kashmir.

Giving breakup of the apportion, 31 employees are from Agriculture Production, 4 Animal/ Sheep Husbandry, 1 Culture, 1 Election, 6 Finance, 165 Food, Civil Supplies...

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Principal Secy HUDD chairs session on People’s Biodiversity Register preparation

Leh, Sept 19: Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, UT Ladakh, Sanjeev Khirwar chaired an interactive session on People’s Biodiversity Register (PBR) preparation for the urban local bodies of Leh and Kargil district with the concerned stakeholders at the Estate Conference Hall today. 

It was informed, that GB Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment is tasked with the preparation of the People’s Biodiversity Register for the areas falling under the Municip...

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India decides to hold G-20 meeting in Ladakh

Srinagar, July 7

Ladakh to hold G-20 meetings next year even as China and Pakistan have voiced opposition to India’s decision to hold the preparatory meetings in Jammu and Kashmir.

“In view of scheduled G-20 meetings and necessary coordination with the Ministry of External Affairs (G-20 Secretariat), Govt. of India, sanction is hereby accorded to the nomination of Nodal Officers on behalf of the UT Administration of Ladakh,” reads an order issued by the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh RK...

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First stakeholder workshop on State Energy Efficiency Action Plan for UT Ladakh held in Leh

Leh, April 13: The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, GoI and Power Development Department (PDD), Ladakh in association with the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) organised the first stakeholder workshop on the preparation of State Energy Efficiency Action Plan (SEEAP) for Union Territory of Ladakh at DC Conference Hall, Leh. Secretary, Power, UT Ladakh, Ravinder Kumar was the chief guest for the event.

Secretary Power, Ravinder Kumar shar...

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Ladakh, J&K categorized as ‘Hard Areas’ within AGMUT

KARGIL, JAN 19, 2022: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has categorized the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as “Hard Areas” in the Joint cadre of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa- Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT). An order to this effect was issued today.

Subsequent to the abrogation of Article 370, the Central Government had merged the Jammu and Kashmir cadre of IAS, IPS, and IFoS officers with that of AGMUT.

The MHA order bifurcated AGMUT cadre Union Territories into...

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