Municipal and panchayat elections postponed in Ladakh

PTI, Jammu. Union Territory Ladakh has decided to expand the municipalities of Leh and Kargil to 17 wards from 13, while the number of panchayats in delimitation is also expected to increase to 193 as the tenure of both the local bodies expires. For this reason, elections can be held in Ladakh also next summer.

Official sources confirmed that the terms of Leh and Kargil municipalities, the only two urban local bodies in the Union Territory of Ladakh, will end this month, followed by 193 p...

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Municipal Committee Kargil donates clothes at ‘Wall of Kindness’

Kargil, Jan 12, 2023: Executive Officer, Municipal Committee Kargil Mohd Saleem on Wednesday donated cloths from the cloth donation bank MC Kargil to ‘Wall of Kindness’ in the hand of its founder Ali Wazir.

Ali Wazir thanked MC Kargil for donating the clothes and expressed gratitude to the Committee.

He created this wall back in 2019 to help the needy and since then people have shown great admiration and immense support by donating their clothes and many needy people could be seen taki...

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MC Leh launches Bandicoot Robot to eliminate manual scavenging

Leh, Dec 01: Municipal Committee Leh (MCL) launched Bandicoot Robot, on a trial basis, to eliminate manual scavenging in the presence of chief guest DC Leh, Shrikant Suse. 

The initiative of Municipal Committee Leh to mechanize sewer cleaning would promote and contribute towards Mission Zero Manual Scavenging and aid in achieving the goals of the Swachh Bharat Mission. It is also in accordance with the advisory issued by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, GoI to set up an Emergenc...

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Municipal Committee Leh observes Indian Swachhata League

Leh, Sept 17: The Municipal Committee, Leh, headed by Executive Officer, Stanzin Rabgais, conducted various activities to observe the Indian Swachhata League in Leh district today.

The event commenced with a pledge to clean Leh and plogging walk at Namgyal Tsemo which was followed by a cycling rally to Shanti stupa, plogging walk at Shanti stupa. From Shanti Stupa cycling rally continued to Leh Main Market where a plogging walk/drive was also carried out.

The main highlight of the Swac...

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On retailers complaint, MC Kargil issues regulation for Street Vendors

VoL Desk, Sep. 14: Municipal Committee, Kargil issued a regulatory for street vendors in Kargil to sell goods at a particular identified place and barred from market in a certain time, maintained the Vice-President Municipal Committee, Kargil in a letter to the Inspector Municipal Committee on September 12.

The street vendor namely Heena, Nitu, Narsee, Kajal, Shado, Hero, and Kavita are allegedly selling goods at various places in Kargil city. The VP instructed to shift them to MES Road.

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Principal Secretary Sanjeev Khirwar chairs review meeting with MC, Education Department in Kargil


Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development and School Education, UT Ladakh Sanjeev Khirwar today chaired a review meeting with Municipal Committee and Education Department Kargil and other concerned officials at Conference Hall Baroo.

Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, Director School Education Safdar Ali, Councillor Town Mohd Abass, Councillor Baroo Sheikh Ghulam Mehdi, Councillor Poyen Mohd Amin, Superintending Engineer PHE ...

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Five-day long celebration of SVANidhi Mahotsav concludes in Leh

Leh, 15 July: The five-day long SVANidhi Mahotsav, organised by the Municipal Committee Leh from July 11-15, to commemorate the success of PM SVANidhi with street vendor beneficiaries and families concluded in Leh today.

During the occasion Chairman/ CEC, LAHDC, Leh, Adv. Tashi Gyalson was the chief guest.

CEC Gyalson thanked the Municipal Committee Leh for organising such an event. He said that the PM SVANidhi scheme was launched to facilitate working capital loans to the street vendo...

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Construction materials, debris causing inconvenience in Leh town

VoL Desk, March 29, 2022: Office of the Executive Officer, Municipal Committee, Leh in a fresh notice has intimated the public against dumping construction and demolition waste materials/ debris on roadside and footpaths in Leh town where violators will be fined.

The notice maintained that instances have come to the notice of the office that construction and demolition activities are taking place in various wards of Municipal Committee, Leh, and debris/ malbas/ construction materials are ...

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DC Kargil chairs meeting of development works under Municipal Committee

KARGIL, JANUARY 17, 2022: Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, LAHDC, Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve today chaired a meeting of officials regarding developmental works under Municipal Committee (MC) Kargil.

During the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner sought details from the officials of the respective departments regarding work progress achieved so far.

The officials from different departments shared the details of work progress achieved, pending works and undergoing or under process wo...

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MC Kargil issues notices for cleanliness, maintenance of Town

KARGIL, MARCH 26, 2021: In order to ensure cleanliness and proper maintenance of Kargil Town, Municipal Committee (MC) Kargil has issued several notices to landlords, hoteliers, contractors, shopkeepers and other relevant stakeholders. 

In one of the notices, the MC Kargil has stated that it has been generally observed that rented buildings in Kargil town have not been equipped with toilet facilities, which is an indispensable pre-requisite for rental out accommodation to the tenants both...

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