Ladakh

Advisor Dr Pawan Kotwal chairs a meeting of the Governing Council of the Ladakh Skill Development Mission

24/04/2024
Leh, April 24 (KIP)- The 4th Governing Council Meeting of the Ladakh Skill Development Mission convened under the chairmanship of Dr. Pawan Kotwal IAS, Advisor to the Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh and Chairperson of Governing Council LSDM. The meeting took place on April 23, 2024, at 4:00 PM in the conference hall, ground floor, Civil Secretariat Leh. A comprehensive presentation was delivered by Abied Hussain, Officer on Special Duty to the Commissioner/Secretary of the Tec...

Enforcement team conducts extensive inspection of hotels, tea stalls, restaurants in Kargil

24/04/2024
Kargil, April 24 (KIP)- A massive checking of hotels, tea stalls and restaurants of HQ Kargil was conducted by the Enforcement team TSOs and officials of FCS&CA Kargil on 23/04/2024, as per the instructions of higher authorities. Approximately 32 business establishments have been checked and out of which 25 hotels, tea stalls and restaurants were found using domestic cylinders instead of commercial cylinders and imposed a fine amounting to Rs 14,900 as reported by the Enforcement Team. ...

DIPR Leh organizing awareness programme on ‘drugs and substance abuse’

24/04/2024
Leh, April 24 (KIP)-In continuation to the awareness programme on ‘drugs and substance abuse’ being organized by the Cultural wing of the Department of Information & Public Relations Leh, under the aegis of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting GoI and District Administration Leh; a similar programme was conducted at Imamia Model High School Leh. Psychiatrist & Drug De-Addiction Specialist SNM Hospital Leh Dr. Tashi Tundup, Principal Imamia Model High School Leh Johar Zaman, Secretary...

Dr. Munazah Qureshi moderated the event and proposed the vote of thanks

24/04/2024
Leh,April 24 (KIP)-The Health and Family Welfare Departmant under Mental Health (NCD) in collaboration with the District Health Society under RKSK outreach program by AFHC counsellor organised a school awareness program under Mental health on substance abuse at Higher Secondary School Skalzangling. Dr. Farhana Iqbal, District Health Officer, emphasized the program's role in equipping adolescents with resilience and confidence by raising awareness about substance abuse and mental health...

Market checking team inspects hotels/restaurants at Khaltse market

24/04/2024
Leh, April 24 (KIP)- A market checking team headed by Naib Tehsildar, Khaltse, Mohammad Yousuf, Tehsil Supply Officer, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) department, Khaltse, Mohd Afzal Khan made a surprise inspection of the restaurants at Khaltse market on April 23 The squad inspected use of uncommercial cylinders in the hotels/restaurants and found number of uncommercial cylinders used in the hotels/restaurants The team seized and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 from the de...

CEO chairs a review meeting regarding deployment and security in LS elections

23/04/2024
Leh, April 23 (KIP)-The Chief Electoral Officer, UT Ladakh, Yetindra M. Maralkar chaired a review meeting in the CEO Conference Hall, CEO Office, Karzoo regarding issues related to the deployment and arrangements of security personnel in UT Ladakh during the General Elections to the Lok Sabha 2024. The meeting was attended by the State Police Nodal Officer, S. J. Mehmood, IPS, DIG Ladakh, State CAPF Coordinator, Vijay Deswal, DIG, ITBP, SSP, Leh Shruti Arora, IPS, State Nodal Officer,...

Advisor Dr Pawan Kotwal chairs the meeting on the Vibrant Village Program

23/04/2024
Leh, April 23 (KIP)-The Advisor to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, Dr Pawan Kotwal chaired a meeting on the Vibrant Village Program (VVP), in the VC conference hall, Civil Secretariat Leh, on Monday. The meeting was initiated by the Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Santosh Sukhdeve who highlighted the road maps and action plans in a comprehensive presentation, unveiling several projects covered under the Vibrant Village Program. The prime focus of the meeting was to discuss the submission of 41...

NISR Leh celebrates World Earth Day

23/04/2024
Leh, April 23 (KIP)- The National Institute of Sowa-Rigpa, Leh celebrated World Earth Day at Trans Himalayan Herbal Garden of National lnstitute of Sowa-Rigpa, opposite Phey village on April 22. The plantation drive began by planting Lycium ruthenicum (Goji Berry) plant by chief guest, Brij Mohan Sharma, Additional Principal, Chief Conservator of Forest and Guest of Honor Sajjad Hussain Mufti, Chief Conservator of Forest, Union Territory of Ladakh. Director National Institute of Sowa Ri...

GDC Zanskar celebrates World Earth Day

22/04/2024
Kargil, April 22 (KIP)-Govt. Degree College Zanskar in collaboration with Forest Department, Range Zanskar today observed World Earth Day. The day reminds citizens across the globe about the importance of environment conservation, sustainability and encouraging people to come together to take action for a healthier planet and brighter future. The event was with a plantation drive at the college premise. More than 50 saplings of willow (sps) were planted in presence of Sub Divisional ...

World Earth Day celebrated at KVK Kargil

22/04/2024
Kargil,April 22 (KIP)-Forest Department Kargil in collaboration with KVK, Kargil today celebrated World Earth Day today at Govt. High School, Minjee, Kargil. A large number of students, faculty members, of Govt. High School, Minjee, extension workers of the Forest Department and scientists of KVK, Kargil were present. During the day-long program, a series of lectures were delivered on the importance of Earth Day followed by planting of an evergreen state tree juniper inside the school p...

ADDC Leh convenes meeting with AERO

22/04/2024
Leh, April 22 (KIP)- The Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC), Leh, Sonam Nurboo convened a meeting with all the Assistant Electoral Registration Officer (AERO), Leh regarding Voting Facility to the Absentee Voters through Postal Ballot in the video conference room, DC office, Leh, today on April 22. The primary objective of the meeting was to collect form 12-D from all the Booth Level Officers (BLOs) and submit it to the Returning Officer as soon as possible. Absentee...

SVEEP team organises cricket match in Leh

22/04/2024
Leh, April 22 (KIP)- The SVEEP team, UT Ladakh organised a cricket match with two teams comprising the election staff today on April 22 at NDS ground, Leh. The cricket match was played between the CEO team headed by Captain, District Information Officer, NIC, Leh, Tashi Tundup and the DEO team headed by Captain, Nodal Officer, Election Expenditure Monitoring (EEM), Dr Zulfikar Ali. The match was organised to inform, motivate, empower, educate, engage and empower the first time voter...

Training organised for the employees of Leh and Kharu Sub Division regarding Lok Sabha Election 2024

22/04/2024
Leh, April 22 (KIP)- In view of the forthcoming Lok Sabha Election, the District Election Office conducted general training for the employees of 30 departments of Leh and Kharu Sub division at Sindhu Sanskriti Kendra, Leh on April 20. The training was conducted by District Level Master Trainers, Senior Lecturer, Education Department, Rigzin Namgail and Senior Librarian, Libraries and Research Department, Lobzang Tsewang. Through the presentation the trainers gave detailed information ...

General training organised for employees of 18 Dept. regarding Election 2024

22/04/2024
Leh, April 22 (KIP)-In view of the forthcoming General Election 2024, general training for the employees of 18 Departments was organised at SSK, Leh on April 22. The training session was provided by Senior Lecturer in the Education Department, Rigzin Namgyail and the Senior Librarian, Libraries and Research Department, LobzangGura Susheel. The training session highlighted the full understanding of the laws, provisions and latest instruction of the Election Commission of India, proper un...

DEO leads SVEEP campaign in Trans Singey La

22/04/2024
Leh, April 21 (KIP)-The District Election Officer Leh, Santosh Sukhadeve and District SVEEP Nodal Officer, Tajamul Ara led a successful SVEEP(Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation) awareness camp in the remote areas of Trans Singey La on April 19 and 20. The aim of the camp was to enhance voter awareness and ensure greater participation ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections. The awareness campaign covered significant hamlets including Lingshed, Youlchung, N...

ADGP Ladakh visits Zanskar Sub Division

22/04/2024
Kargil, April 21 (KIP)-Additional Director General of Police, Union Territory of Ladakh, SD Singh Jamwal accompanied by SSP Deachen Police Headquarter UT Ladakh today visited Zanskar Sub Division. SSP Kargil, Shree Raam R, SDM Zanskar Romil Singh Donk, Dy. SP DAR Kargil Stanzin Dorjay, Tehsildar Zanskar Mohd Hassan, Station House Officer Zanskar presented a warm welcome to the visitors at Zangla village. A traditional reception was also presented by the President ZBA, ZGA, ZMA, Lambardar A...

General Training conducted for employees for Lok Sabha Elections 2024 at Nubra

21/04/2024
Leh,April 20 (KIP)-The first phase election training for the forthcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2024 was conducted under the chairmanship of SDM, Nubra, Tufail Iqbal today on April 20 at Conference Hall Diskit. It was informed that the training was conducted by District Level Master Trainer, Lecturer, Zan-Ul Abdin and LDO, Dr. Tsering Lamchung. The training was attended by 474 employees of Nubra Sub Division.

GDC Zanskar organizes one-day tour for students

21/04/2024
Kargil, April 20 (KIP)- Environmental Science and Education Department, GDC Zanskar today jointly organized a study tour for students of 2nd Semester to Zangla Village of Zanskar Sub Division. The tour was aimed to provide hands-on training and bridge gap between employability and skill by offering practical learning opportunities. The students received information and knowledge regarding the process of making paneer and cheese from Stanzin Donsal, a nun at Chamgchub Choling Nunnery,...

DC/DEO Kargil inspects model and critical polling stations around Kargil town

20/04/2024
Kargil, April 20 (KIP)- Deputy Commissioner Kargil/District Election Officer, Shrikant Suse today visited various model and critical polling stations around Kargil town and its peripheries to assess the preparations of Lok Sabha elections-2024. During the visit, the District Election Officer visited various Polling Stations including Govt. High School Goma Kargil, High School Poyen, Indoor Stadium Main Market, Govt. Middle School and High School Baroo, Govt. High School Minjee, Higher Se...

General Training to the employees for Lok Sabha Elections 2024 at Sub Division Khaltse

20/04/2024
Leh, April 20 (KIP)- In view of the forthcoming General Election to Lok Sabha 2024, training to the general employees of Sub Division Khaltse and Likir was conducted in SDM Conference Hall Khaltse today on April 20. The training was conducted as per the direction of District Election Office, Leh. District Level Master Trainer, Ghulam Nabi and Tashi Wangdan gave a presentation about the role of the employees in the election process and also explained details about the election process th...

Department of Botany organizes a field visit for students of second semester skill enhancement course

20/04/2024
Leh, April 19 (KIP)-The liezer Joldan Memorial College Leh, organised a field visit for the students of second semester skill enhancement course - vermicomposting subject to vermicomposting unit at Defense Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR), Leh today on April 19. The aim of the field visit was to enhance student’s practical knowledge and skills in vermicomposting. DIHAR is renowned for its expertise in vermicomposting techniques, especially in high-altitude regions like Ladakh. T...

World Heritage Day celebrated at Leh palace

20/04/2024
Leh,April 19 (KIP)-The Archaeological Survey of India Mini Circle, Leh in collaboration with Archives, Archaeological and Museum, UT Ladakh and Himalayan Cultural Heritage Foundation celebrated World Heritage Day on April 18 at Leh Palace. Dr Sonam Spalzin who works with the Archaeological Survey of India, in her welcome speech spoke about the importance of world heritage day and how this day is an opportunity to spread awareness among the younger generation especially the students. The ...

District Admin Kargil launches snow clearance measures to ensure uninterrupted public services

19/04/2024
Kargil, April 19 (KIP)-Post fresh snowfall, District Administration Kargil today launched massive snow clearance measures in the district to ensure uninterrupted road connectivity. Deputy Commissioner Kargil had instructed all the concerned departments to gear up their men and machinery to ensure uninterrupted essential services. Executive Officer, MC, Shafqat Ali Khan said MC Kargil launched snow clearance operation and it has so far cleared 100 percent roads in town under Municipal ...

University of Ladakh organizes a two-day Workshop on Energy Transition and Green Hydrogen

18/04/2024
Leh, April 18 (KIP)-The University of Ladakh, in collaboration with the Hydrocarbon Sector Skill Council (HSSC), organized a two-day Workshop on Energy Transition and Green Hydrogen. Amit Sharma, Secretary IT, Transport, Rural Development, S&T, DMRRR and MD, SIDCO in UT Ladakh was the Chief Guest and Prof. S.K. Mehta, VC UOL, S. K. Bose-CEO, HSSC, Dr G. S. Kapoor, Advisor, GAIL, Dr Suhas Deshmukh, Director NCVET, New Delhi were special guests. On the occasion, S.K. Bose CEO, HSSC explai...

DIPR organizes a capacity building workshop for Journalists

18/04/2024
Leh, April 18 (KIP)-The Department of Information and Public Relations, Leh organised a capacity-building workshop for the journalists at the Bharat Hotel on April 18. The program was divided into three sessions. The first session covered topics such as writing for the media, convergence tactics, the role of social media and digital PR. The second session focused on the role of media in ensuring free and transparent elections. The third session discussed emerging trends in cybercrime. ...

SVEEP Leh organises voter awareness camp in Lehdo village

18/04/2024
Leh, April 18 (KIP)- The Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) Team, Leh organised an awareness camp on voting rights and electoral participation in Lehdo village in the Sham region on the occasion of Apricot Blossom Festival on April 17. Joint Chief Electoral Officer, UT Ladakh, Sonam Chosjor in presence of State SVEEP Icon Phonsok Ladakhi launched the SVEEP T-Shirt to promote voter awareness and participation for upcoming Lok Sabha election 2024. He also talked...

Ladakh Tourism celebrates first day of Apricot Blossom Festival

18/04/2024
Leh, April 18 (KIP)-The Department of Tourism celebrated the first day of Apricot Blossom Festival on April 17 at Lehdo village, in Sham region. Officials present at the festival were ADDC, Sonam Nurboo who presided as the chief guest, Director, Department of Horticulture, UT Ladakh, Tsewang Phuntsog, AD, Department of Tourism, Leh, Fesal Iqbal, CO, 408 Field Hospital, Rajesh Sahu. The festival showcased the region's natural beauty, cultural heritage and the blossoming of ap...

Himalayan cultural heritage foundation hosts district-Level event to Spotlight Conservation of Indigenous Crops

18/04/2024
Kargil, April 18 (KIP)-The Himalayan Cultural Heritage Foundation, in collaboration with PM Shri Government Model High School Lankore and supported by Ladakh Organic and Green Initiative Consultancy (LOGIC), proudly organized a district-level event on World Heritage Day, dedicated to highlighting the urgent need for the conservation of indigenous crops, landraces, and heirloom varieties in Ladakh. Themed "A Need for Conservation of Indigenous Crop, Land Races, and Heirloom Varieties," the ev...

Eliezer Joldan Memorial Inter-Collegiate Volleyball Tournament 2023-24 concluded

18/04/2024
Leh,April 17 (KIP)-The third edition of Eliezer Joldan Memorial Inter-Collegiate Volleyball Tournament 2023-24 organised by the Physical Education Department, University of Ladakh in collaboration with Eliezer Joldan Memorial, College, Leh, held at EJM college, Leh concluded. The winning team from the women's category was EJM College, Leh, while the runners up trophy was bagged by CIBS Leh. In the men’s category, the winning trophy was bagged by EJM College, Leh, while the runner’s up t...

DEO organizes a training for Booth Level Officers (BLOs) of district Leh

17/04/2024
Leh,April 17 (KIP)-In view of the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections 2024, District Election Officer/ Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Santosh Sukhadeve organised a training for Booth Level Officers (BLOs) of district Leh at Sindhu Sanskrit Kendra (SSK), Leh on April 17. DC Leh talked about the importance of BLOs and how it plays a pivotal role in steering the entire process on the ground. He added that BLO are the forefront of the election machinery, who interact with eligible citizens and facilita...