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18-Sep-2018 Leh

Implementation of FS&S Act reviewed in Leh

Commissioner Food Safety, J&K, Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar today convened a meeting to take a detailed review of the implementation of Food Safety & Standards (FS&S) Act in Leh district to ensure availability of safe, hygienic and wholesome food to the public.The...

06-Sep-2018 Leh

JKWDC holds one-day awareness camp at Leh

A one-day loan mela-cum-awareness camp was organised by J&K Women’s Development Corporation (JKWDC) at Govt. Boys Hr. Sec. School hall to aware the prospective women entrepreneurs about how to avail loan for starting their business venture.The programme...

04-Sep-2018 Leh

DC Leh chairs DLRC, DCC meet

The District Level Review & District Consultative Committee meeting of Bankers of Leh district for the quarter ending June 2018 was held today in Leh Conference Hall under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Leh Avny Lavasa in the presence of Executive...

30-Aug-2018 Batalik (Leh)

Kiren Rijiju inaugurates Aryan festival at Biama, Garkone

The Two-day Aryan Festival started at twin places of Biama and Garkone of Leh and Kargil districts today.The festival was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju.Member Parliament, Ladakh ThusptanTswang, Chief Executive Councillor,...

27-Aug-2018 Leh

Chief Secretary arrives in Leh

Chief Secretary B V R Subramanyam today arrived here on a two-day visit to take stock of the developmental works and ongoing programmes/other activities going on in the picturesque mountainous district.Chief Secretary is accompanied by Secretary Education...

21-Aug-2018 Leh

Welfare programmes for minorities reviewed in Leh

Member National Commission for Minorities Sulekha Kumbhare today chaired a meeting here to review the ongoing welfare schemes and programmes for minorities being implemented under Prime Minister’s 15 point agenda for the welfare of minorities in the district.Kumbhare...

08-Aug-2018 Leh

Awareness prog on RTI Act held in Leh

State Information Commissioner (SIC), Mohammad Ashraf Mir, today inaugurated an awareness programme on implementation of J&K RTI Act, 2009 at Conference Hall here.He was accompanied by Secretary State Information Commission, A. K. Pandita and Deputy Secretary...

30-Jul-2018 Leh

Farmers encouraged tocultivate medicinal plants

A Farmers Meet cum Seminar was organized at Leh by J&K State Medicinal Plants Board wherein number of farmers participated.The seminar was inaugurated by Director ISM Niraj Kumar. 75 Farmers were registered for cultivation of High altitude high demand...

29-Jul-2018 Leh

LAHDC Leh holds luncheon in honor of Dalai Lama

The Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh today held a luncheon in the honour of Tibetan leader Dalai Lama here today.Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Dorjey Motup, MP Ladakh Thupstan Chhewang, MLA Leh Nawang Rigzin Jora, MLC, Leh Chering...

10-Jul-2018 Leh

Governor N.N. Vohra meets Dalai Lama at Leh

Before commencing his official engagements, soon after arrival at Leh this morning Governor N.N. Vohra called on H.H. the Dalai Lama at his residence in Jive-tsal Choglamsar. The Governor was accompanied by his Advisors, Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary...

03-Jul-2018 Leh

Prof Vasanti Jayant Joshi cycles from Kanyakumari to Leh

DC Leh AvnyLavasa greeted and congratulated Vasanti Jayant Joshi, 56 years old Professor in the SNDT College, Pune on accomplishing her cycling expedition from Kamyakumari to Leh yesterday covering a distance of 4040 kms in 33 days.DC met the cyclist in...

03-Jul-2018 Leh

Dalai Lama arrives in Leh

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was accorded a grand traditional reception on his arrival at Leh today.He was received by Chairman J&K Legislative Council Haji Inayat Ali, MP ThupstanTsewang, MLA Leh Nawang Rigzin Jora, MLA NubraDeldanNamgyal, Executive...

21-Jun-2018 Leh

International Yoga Day observed in Leh

Like in other parts of world and India, the 4th International Yoga Day was observed in Leh district with great participation of students, para-military and medical staff at different venues in Leh today.The day was being celebrated by various organizations,...

14-Jun-2018 Leh

Chering Dorjey announces Rs 10 lakh for flood affected Tirisha village

Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs Chering Dorjey visited the flood affected village of Tirisha in Nubra sub-division here today.EC Tourism, Tsering Sandup, Councilor Tegar Rigzin Lundup, SDM Nubra Sonam Nurboo, Tehsilder Nubra, Ex-en PHE, AEE Irrigation...

10-Jun-2018 Leh

DISHA meeting held at Leh

Member Parliament Ladakh, Thupstan Chhewang today chaired a meeting of District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) to review the physical and financial achievements under various centrally sponsored schemes in Leh district.The meeting...

02-Jun-2018 Leh

Consultative Committee meeting of Councilors held in Leh

Under the chairmanship of Executive Councilor for Health Gyal P Wangyal, the first quarterly meeting of Consultative Committee of Councilors of LAHDC, Leh who are assigned to review and give feedback on the functioning of all the departments under the portfolio...

19-May-2018 Leh

Narendra Modi on day’s visit to J&K

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi formally kickstarted commencement of work on the mega Zojila tunnel project here today.Governor, N N Vohra; Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti; Union Minister for Roads & Highways, Nitin Gadkari; Deputy Chief Minister, Kanvinder...

12-May-2018 Leh

CEC Leh inaugurates KG Bakula Rinpoche Centenary film festival

Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Dorjey Motup today inaugurated 2-day Kushok Bakula Rinpochey Centenary film festival at Nagarjuna Auditorium of Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Choglamsar here.Speaking on the occasion, the CEC said that we are...

11-May-2018 Leh

DC reviews arrangements for PM’s visit to Leh

In connection with the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister to Leh, Deputy Commissioner Avny Lavasa today chaired a high-level meeting to review the arrangements being made by the district administration for the Prime Minister’s visit to the district during...

10-May-2018 Leh/ Kargil

IndianOil-The Energy of India flowing through Leh and Kargil

Leh and Kargil are among the remotest locations of India which remain cutoff for nearly 6 months in a year. ThIn these difficult conditions Indian Oil Corporation’s installations at Leh and Kargil are a lifeline for the people in the area. The civilian population...

08-May-2018 Leh

Rs. 14.60 Cr earmarked under BADP for Leh : DC

Deputy Commissioner Leh, Avny Lavasa, today said that measures are afoot to develop border belts of the district.The DC stated this during officers meeting she chaired here today. The Councilors of Leh district representing Nyoma, Tangtse, Nubra and Khaltsi...

22-Apr-2018 Leh

EC Health conducts maiden tour of Khaltse Sub-Division

The Executive Councillor for Health, Gyal P Wangyal today conducted his maiden visit to Khaltse Sub-Division.He was accompanied by Councillor Skyurbuchan Phunchok Stanzin, Councilor Temisgam Tsering Morup, Councilor Khaltse  Lobzang Sharap.EC Wangyal...

20-Apr-2018 Leh

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Divas organized in Leh

Like in the 15000 centres across the country, Ujjwala Divas, Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat, Kuch Sikho Kuch Sikhao was organized in 10 places in Leh district here today.In Leh town the program was organized by IOCL and HPCL at Seynam Gongma...

14-Apr-2018 Leh

Chering Dorjay inspects construction work on Tiri-Phoo road

Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay along with Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC Leh, Dorjey Motup today visited Tiri Phoo - one of the remotest villages in Leh - to take stock of the ongoing construction work on 10 km long Tiri-Phoo...

12-Apr-2018 Leh

LAHDC committed to provide basic amenities to people : CEC

The Chief Executive Councillor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Dorjey Motup today said that LAHDC is committed to provide all basic amenities in the district.This was stated by the Chief Executive Councillor while addressing the General...

11-Apr-2018 Leh

Chering Dorjey urges farmers to avail Cooperative schemes

Minister for Ladakh Affairs and Cooperatives Chering Dorjey Lakrook today urged farmers of this mountainous district to avail loan facilities being provided through National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) for increasing their agriculture and milk...

10-Apr-2018 Leh

DC Leh inaugurates 6-day workshop on women’s hygiene

Deputy Commissioner Leh, AvnyLavasa inaugurated a six-day workshop on 'sex education and menstrual hygiene' here today.The workshop is being organized by Education Department, Leh. Around 40 lecturers and teachers have been selected to participate in the workshop.The...

08-Apr-2018 Leh

DC Leh tours Nyoma, Durbuk; Reviews ongoing development works

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Leh Avny Lavasa today started his three-day extensive tour of Nyoma and Durbuk sub-divisions of Leh district where he will review the progress of ongoing development projects in the areas.Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Nyoma and Durbuk,...

30-Mar-2018 Ladakh

Army chief visits forward areas in Ladakh

Indian Army chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat on Friday visited the Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region to review the operational preparedness of troops, a defence statement said.Gen Rawat, who arrived in Leh on Friday, "He visited forward posts in Eastern Ladakh and interacted...

03-Feb-2018 Ladakh

Nirmala Sitharaman visits forward posts in Ladakh

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday visited the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir and interacted with soldiers guarding the border with China, a defence statement said.Sitharaman, who arrived at Thoise in Ladakh, "was briefed on the operational...

26-Jan-2018 Leh

69th Republic Day celebrated At Leh

At Leh, 69th Republic Day of India was celebrated at Historic Polo Ground where CEC LAHDC, Dr. Sonam Dawa Lonpo unfurled the national tri-colour and took salute at the march past by the contingents of police, paramilitary, NCC and school children.This year,...

01-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar freezes at minus 4.4

With minus 4.4 as the minimum temperature on Monday, Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season as the cold wave intensified further in Jammu and Kashmir.Night temperatures were likely to drop further till Tuesday, a Met official said. It was minus...

20-Dec-2017 Leh

Dr. Nirmal Singh reviews power scenario in Leh

Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh reviewed the power scenario and pace of progress on Power and Urban Development   projects here at a high level meeting.    The meeting was attended by CEC, LAHDC Dr Sonam Dawa Lonpo, DC Leh Avny...

05-Dec-2017 Jammu/Srinagar

Mercury in Jammu region dips below zero

Temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir plummeted further on Tuesday, with Bannihal town in Jammu region dropping below the freezing point at minus 0.9 degree Celsius.Jammu and Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season so far. The minimum temperature in Jammu...

01-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Leh freezes at minus 11.3, cold wave sweeps valley

Cold wave continued in the valley on Friday as the Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir remained frozen with Leh recording the night's lowest temperature at minus 11.3 degrees Celsius."Neighbouring Kargil town recorded a minus 7.4 as the minimum," an official...

19-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Leh freezes, Gulmarg coldest in Kashmir Valley

Night temperatures in Ladakh dropped to below freezing point at minus 7.9 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg was the coldest place in the Kashmir Valley with a minus 4.6 degrees Celsius, a Met department official said on Sunday."The minimum temperatures on Sunday...

14-Nov-2017 Leh

Leh schools dedicate Children’s Day to Gyalsras Bakula Rinpoche

The united forum of all private schools of Leh district today celebrated Children’s Day, a first of its kind event dedicated to Gyalsras Bakula Rinpoche commemorating his birth centenary at Nawang Dorjey Stobdan Memorial Ground Leh today.Minister for Cooperatives...

04-Nov-2017 Leh

Tsering Dorjey inaugurates public park on Leh-Manali highway

Minister for Cooperatives & Ladakh Affairs Tsering Dorjey inaugurated a public park here on Leh-Manali highway near Deskit-Tsal (Housing Colony, Leh).The park covering six and a half kanal of land is developed by Construction Division PWD, Leh at an estimated...

07-Oct-2017 Leh

Mehbooba Mufti in Ladakh, Several deputations meet Mehbooba at Leh

Several deputations today the met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti during her visit to the area.The Chief Minister is on a two day visit to Ladakh region.A deputation of councilors of LAHDC, Leh demanded that their positions be made remunerative and salary...

06-Oct-2017 Leh

Mehbooba Mufti distributes scooties among Leh girls

Stressing the need on more inter regional interactions in the State, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today appealed student community to help her in this initiative and bring down the differences and misgivings about each other in the people of these regions.Addressing...

02-Oct-2017 Leh

Tassaduq Mufti conducts grievance redressal camps in Nubra Valley

Extending the series of grievance redressal camps in Ladakh region, Coordinator Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti today continued the redressal camps in the Nubra Valley of Leh district.At a camp conducted at Diskit, the Coordinator took stock of...

28-Sep-2017 LEH

Sham Lal Choudhary inspects development projects in Leh

On the second day of his Leh tour, the Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary today inspected various ongoing projects under PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control and Igoo-Phey Irrigation Canal here today.During the visit, the...

27-Sep-2017 LEH

Sham Lal Chowdhery reviews PHE deppt works in Ladakh

Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Sham Lal Chaudhary today convened a meeting regarding the ongoing development works in the PHE sector in Ladakh region.CEC, LAHDC Dr. Sonam Dawa Lonpo and four Executive Councilors attended the meeting. It was...

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