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14-Nov-2018 Leh

CEC LAHDC allocates deptts to Dy Chairman, Executive Councillors

With an aim to run the Council efficiently, Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) LAHDC Jamyang Tsering Namgyal today allocated various departments to the newly appointed Deputy Chairman and Executive Councillors.Deputy Chairman Gyal P Wangyal was assigned the...

13-Nov-2018 Leh

CEC inspects Office Complex Leh

The Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC Leh JamyangTsering Namgyal along with Executive Councilors (Agriculture) PhunchokStanzin and Mumtaz Hussain (Minority) made a surprise inspection of various departments at Office Complex Leh today.During the inspection...

13-Nov-2018 Leh

DC Leh chairs Distt Consultative Committee meet

DC, Leh Avny Lavasa today chaired a district level review and District Consultative Committee meeting of the district here today.Addressing the meeting, DC appreciated Lead bank management and all the banks for their contribution in improvement in credit...

12-Nov-2018 Leh

SoE, DIET conduct workshop on teaching, learning at Leh

School of Education (SoE), Central University of Jammu in collaboration with DIET, Leh today conducted a two-day workshop on “Teacher as Resource, ICT and MOOCs for quality in teaching-learning in Leh.The workshop was organized under Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya...

08-Nov-2018 Ladakh

Cold wave continues in Ladakh

A partial cloud cover marginally improved minimum temperatures across the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as the Ladakh region continued to reel under the first cold wave of the season, Met said."The cold wave conditions are likely to continue for another three...

31-Oct-2018 Leh

Saubhagya Raths flagged-off in Leh

Additional Deputy Commissioner, Leh Moses Kunzang and Chief Engineer PDD Leh Manhar Gupta today flagged-off Saubhagya Raths here aimed to electrify all left out households.Under the Saubhagya Scheme, also known as Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna (PMSBHGY),...

23-Oct-2018

Dalai Lama, Raghu Rai and shades of black and white

It was in 1975 that photographer Raghu Rai first met Buddhist spiritual leader The Dalai Lama in Ladakh. Rai was then with The Statesman newspaper. During the first encounter, Rai remembers, The Dalai Lama was gentle, wonderful and at ease.Since then, and...

19-Oct-2018 Leh

KVIB organizes ‘National Vendor Development’ programme at Leh

Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) today organized first-ever National Vendor Development programme under National Scheduled Caste Scheduled Tribe Hub (NSSH) scheme for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) at Leh.District...

17-Oct-2018 Leh

DC Leh meets several delegations

A number of delegations today called on Deputy Commissioner Leh Avny Lavasa here and put forth various grievances and issues before her.The deputations include representatives of Truck, Bus, Maazda, Taxi, Tempo, 207 and 407 Unions, Merchant, Hotel and...

17-Oct-2018 Leh

DDC Leh flags-off 'Eat Right India' movement

Deputy Commissioner, Leh AvnyLavasa flagged off a cycle rally today from NDS Stadium on the second day of ‘Eat Right India’ movement under ‘Swasth Bharat Yatra’ organised by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India under the Ministry of Health and Family...

11-Oct-2018 Leh

Governor meets various delegations on his maiden visit to Leh

Governor, Satya Pal Malik today undertook his maiden visit to Leh to review the scope of ongoing developmental activities in the region. He was accompanied by Advisor Sh. B.B Vyas, Sh. K Vijay Kumar, Sh. Kurshid Ahmad Ganai, Chief Secretary Sh. B.V.R. Subrahmanyam...

05-Oct-2018 Leh

CEC chairs high level meeting at Leh

All the programs of the ensuing Ladakh dPal-rNgam Duston were finalized today in meeting held at Council Secretariat under the chairmanship of CEC, DorjeyMotup.The meeting was attended by EC Agriculture TseringWangdus, EC Health Gyal P Wangyal, Councilors...

24-Sep-2018 Leh

Various cultural functions held during Ladakh Festival

On the third-day of Ladakh Festival various functions including Mask Dance (Chams), Thanka exhibition, handloom, handicraft and food stalls, photo exhibition of birds and mammals of Ladakh, archery competition and polo matches were held here in the district.DC...

22-Sep-2018 Leh

Ladakh Festival-2018 commences with colorful ceremony

The four-day annual Ladakh Festival began here today with a scintillating ceremony in which Secretary Tourism, Rigzin Samphel was the chief guest The inaugural ceremony witnessed a cultural extravaganza showcasing a glimpse of the rich heritage of Ladakhi...

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,...

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