Himachal Road Transport Corporation commence trail bus service between Kaylong to Padum

Kargil, June 20: The Department of Transport, Government of Himachal Pradesh, commenced a trial bus service between Keylong and Padum, following a request by Er. Punchok Tashi, Executive Councilor of the Zanskar Development Authority.

This bus service between Manali to Padum would be in the interest of commuters like tourists, students and general public of Zanskar as HRTC is a commercially viable transport and fare would be reasonable as they successfully operate such bus service to Leh ...

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10th International Yoga Day celebrated at Sani Lake Zanskar

Kargil, June 21: The 10th International Yoga Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at Sani Lake in Zanskar today.

The event witnessed participation from all Heads of Departments and their officials, showcasing their commitment to promoting physical and mental well-being through yoga.

The celebration commenced at 7 a.m. and was led by Mustafa, Director of Physical Education at Government Degree College Zanskar, alongside Yontan, NCC Associate Officer. Their leadership and guidance we...

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Justice Puneet Gupta, inaugurates e-Sewa Kendra & e-Inaugurated Knowledge Hub, in Zanskar

Kargil, June 12: Hon’ble Justice Puneet Gupta, Judge, High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh (Administrative Judge District Kargil) today inaugurated e-Sewa Kendra and e-Inaugurated Knowledge Hub, Book Bank cum Reading Room at Zanskar, Kargil in presence of Malik Shabir Ahmad (Principal District and Sessions Judge Kargil), Shrikant Suse, Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Shree Ram R, SSP Kargil, Shafiq Mushtaq Lone Munsif/JMIC, Sankoo and other District Officers.

Romil Singh Donk, SDM Zanskar...

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World Environment Day celebrated in Zanskar Subdivision

Kargil, June 05: On World Environment Day a cleanliness drive was organized in Zanskar Sub Division under the aegis of Zanskar Administration, RD&PRD in collaboration with Zanskar Buddhist Association Youth Wing in and around the Headquarter.

The cleanliness drive was flagged off by SDM Zanskar, Romil Singh Donk from Tourist Dak Bunglow. The event saw participation of officers along with their subordinates, Merchant Association Hotel Association, Vegetable Vander and hundreds of volunteer...

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JD, Information reviews functioning of Tehsil Information Centre, Zanskar 

Kargil, May 11: On his maiden visit to Padum in Zanskar Sub-Division, Joint Director, Information, Imteeaz Kacho visited Tehsil Information Centre (TIC), Zanskar on 10th May and reviewed its functioning.

Kacho was accompanied by Tehsildar, Zanskar Mohammad Hassan during the visit. He inspected the newly constructed office building and also took stock of the utility of the old building rooms of which is being used for storing PA system equipment and other items.

Further, he was informed...

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Lok Sabha election: SDM Zanskar chairs meeting to discuss arrangements

Kargil, May 07: SDM Zanskar, Romil Singh Donk (IAS) today chaired a meeting of all Booth Level Officers (BLOs) to discuss arrangements and other matters related to the Lok Sabha election.

During the session, the Tehsildar/AERO Zanskar, Mohd Hassan introduced all BLOs to the SDM and commended the work achieved by them so far.

During the meeting, the SDM distributed the latest Electoral rolls and ID cards to BLOs. The SDM urged all officers and officials to ensure smooth conclusion of th...

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Principal District and Sessions Judge Kargil conducts two-day visit to Zanskar 

Kargil, April 27: The Principal District and Sessions Judge, Kargil Malik Shabir Ahmad, carried out a significant two-day visit to Zanskar region aimed at evaluating the region’s Judicial infrastructure and monitoring the progress of the ongoing construction of the new Court Complex on 26th and 27th of April 2024.

He was accompanied by Munsiff/ JMIC Zanskar, Shafiq Mushtaq Lone, District Mineral Officer, Kargil, SDM Zanskar, Tehsildar Zanskar, Mohd Hassan, SHO Zanskar and other district o...

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‘Ladakh’s Cultural Heritage at Risk Amid Nimmu-Padam-Darcha Road Expansion’

VoL Desk, March 28: Among the applause and appreciation that the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) received on connecting the strategic Nimmu-Padam-Darcha road in Ladakh on Monday (March 25), locals in Ladakh are concerned about the plausible change in landscape and cultural heritage of the area that predominantly inhabits tribal population.

This 298-km road will connect Manali to Leh through Darcha and Nimmu on Kargil – Leh Highway.

However, Cultural Activist and Independent Researcher ...

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SDM Zanskar visits Polling Stations ahead of Lok Sabha election

Kargil, March 23: In a proactive effort to ensure the smooth conduct of elections and provide essential amenities for voters, a team headed by Sub-Divisional Magistrate Zanskar, Romil Singh Donk, Tehsildar/AERO Zanskar, Mohd Hassan along with Block Development Officer (BDO) and Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) conducted inspections at several polling stations in the Subdivision.

Notably, the team visited Middle School Ubarak and Ufti Pibiting to assess the existing facilities like availabili...

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CEC Dr Jaffer visits Nimmu–Padum–Darcha road, assess road construction

Kargil, March 14: Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd. Jaffer Akhoon visited Nimmu–Padum–Darcha road to assess the present status of the road construction being executed by Border Road Organization (BRO).

The road starting from Nimmu in Leh to Padum Zanskar will finally end at Darcha in HP for a distance of around 245 Km is a strategically important road funded under Ministry of Defence and started its execution in the year 2000.

The project was initially assigne...

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