Delegations from Barsoo, Bhodkharbu, Hundar and Tegar call on Advisor

Leh, May 23: A delegation comprising Councillor Barsoo, Ghulam Mohd Ansari; Nambardar, Mohd Ali; Panches, Mohd Ibrahim and Mohd Shafi called on the Advisor, Ladakh, Umang Narula at UT Secretariat today.

The delegation raised several issues on behalf of the people of Barsoo Valley pertaining to improvement in infrastructure and education sectors, including construction of school and primary health centre; internet and communication issues; improving road connectivity, etc.

They also b...

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INR 124 Crore allocated for UT Ladakh in AMRUT 2.0

Leh, April 13: Advisor, UT Ladakh, Umang Narula (Chairman of UTHPSC) convened the first UT Level High Powered Steering Committee (UTHPSC)meeting to discuss the action plan for implementation of “Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation 2.0” (AMRUT 2.0) in UT Ladakh. 

The priority zone of the AMRUT 2.0 mission is a 24 x 7 Water Supply, Sewerage/ Septage Management, Rejuvenation of Water Bodies, and development of Park/Green Space Development in municipal areas.

It was brie...

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Advisor Ladakh chairs first meeting of Ladakh Biodiversity Council

Directs for the immediate constitution of Biodiversity Management Committees  

Leh, January 19: Shri Umang Narula, IAS, Advisor to Hon’ble Lt. Governor, Union Territory of Ladakh, chaired the first meeting of the Ladakh Biodiversity Council (LBC) in Leh through virtual mode as per the Covid-19 guidelines. Mr Preet Pal Singh, IFS, member-secretary of the Council presented the agenda items.

Emphasising the role of the Council in the preservation and conservation of the rich biodiversity ...

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Advisor Ladakh emphasises on action plan for accessibility to Persons with Disabilities

Leh, December 29: Advisor to Hon’ble Lt. Governor UT Ladakh, Umang Narula chaired a meeting to review the action plans for meeting the accessibility standards notified by the Government of India in pursuance of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

Secretary, Social & Tribal Welfare Department, Padma Angmo gave a detailed presentation on the crucial sections of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 and the Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan), of the ...

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Advisor Ladakh convenes departmental review meeting of PDD, LREDA/KREDA

Leh, December 26: The Advisor to Hon’ble Lt. Governor UT Ladakh, Umang Narula chaired a meeting to review the status of various ‘Centrally Sponsored Schemes’ of Power Development Department (PDD) and Ladakh Renewable Energy Development Agency (LREDA) and Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency (KREDA) at the Secretariat.

During the meeting, the officials briefed the Advisor about the electrification of villages under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), a scheme designed to...

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Advisor Ladakh stresses to minimize Regulatory Compliance Burden for Businesses and Citizens

Leh, December 13: Advisor Ladakh, Umang Narula, today, chaired a meeting on minimization of compliance burden (ease of living and ease of doing business) at the UT Secretariat.

The meeting discussed the ways in which compliances can be reduced in various day-to-day processes of the Government, that people in general or entrepreneurs or businesses in particular need to face.

Evaluation of regulations in terms of time and cost burden both on ordinary citizens and businesses needs to be s...

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Advisor Ladakh attends Standing Committee meeting of Northern Zonal Council at Shimla

December 04, 2021: Advisor Ladakh, Umang Narula attended the 19th Standing Committee meeting of the Northern Zonal Council at Shimla.

The meeting was chaired by the Chief Secretary of the host state, Himachal Pradesh and attended by the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, and UTs of Chandigarh and Jammu & Kashmir. The Standing Committee met to review the implementation of the recommendations made in the 29th Northern Zonal Council meeting and to scrutinise and filter i...

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Advisor Ladakh reviews progress to eliminate single use plastic in Ladakh

Leh, December 1: Advisor Ladakh and Chairman, UT Level Special Task Force, Umang Narula chaired a meeting to review the progress made for preparation of a comprehensive plan for elimination of Single Use Plastic in Ladakh by the UT Level Special Task Force.

Advisor Narula directed all the concerned departments to prepare an integrated and holistic action plan within the prescribed deadlines in the thematic format circulated by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.


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Advisor Ladakh emphasises convergence initiatives to address malnutrition in children and women

Leh, December 2:  Advisor Ladakh, Umang Narula chaired a meeting with Administrative Secretaries of all Departments for planning convergence initiatives to address malnutrition in children, pregnant women and lactating mothers under POSHAN Abhiyan.

At the outset, Secretary, Social and Tribal Welfare Department, UT Ladakh, Padma Angmo gave a presentation on the Poshan Abhiyaan and detailed out the aspects that require convergence with other Departments at the grassroot level like the Depar...

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Advisor Ladakh reviews progress of Budget Estimation and Monitoring software for Ladakh

Leh, November 24: Advisor Ladakh, Umang Narula chaired a meeting to monitor the progress of the preparation of a Budget Estimation Allocation and Monitoring System software for Ladakh.

In the meeting, Advisor Narula stressed that the UT Administration needs to have a software system that will integrate the Budget estimation and preparation software with the Public Financial Management System (PFMS) module. In that regard, Advisor Narula directed that teams from UT Ladakh and PFMS should d...

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