Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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Umlung & Chulungtse gets power under CSR

Leh, December 02, (Scoop News)- Under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, two nearby villages of Alchi Hydel Project, Umlung and Chhulungtse have been electrified today which was formally inaugurated by the Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Dr. Sonam Dawa Lonpo in an impressive function at Umlung village. The Executive Councilor Agriculture, Tsering Wangdus, Executive Councilor Minority Affairs, Mumtaz Hussain, Councilor Area Lobzang Sherab, Chief Engieer, NHPC, S. Adhikari, Chief Engineer, PDC, Raina, officials of NHPC and the people of Umlung and Chhulungtse present on the occasion.

Greeting the people of these villages, Dr. Dawa said that it is a good moment for them to get the electricity well before the Losar festival and also appreciated the NHPC and PDC to make it happen with close coordination. CEC also credited the Councilor area Lobzang Sherab who has actively chased up the case. Making a mention of NHPC’s fruitful contributions to the local people through CSR programs, CEC hoped for similar spirit in future too. He suggested that NHPC should adopt Alchi village under their program keeping in mind that both the village and the people have immensely contributed for years in materializing the project. Dr. Dawa also inaugurated two irrigational bore wells at Alchi village which are also a part of CSR programs of NHPC. CEC said that coming up of these bore wells would surely solve the problem of water insufficiency in the village.

The Councilor area Lobzang Sherab on this occasion credited the present Chief Engineers of NHPC and PDC for taking keen interest in pacing up the electrification works of these two villages and also extended gratitude to the CEC for pressurising on them for early completion of both power supply and bore wells. He demanded for macadamization of Alchi-Umlung road and early completion of motorable bridge over Indus at Baszo to link Umlung for over all convenient of the people. Responding to these demands, CEC assured to upgrade the road in near future and also urged upon the concerned agency to complete the bridge at Basgo to connect Umlung.

To mark the occasion, a cultural program was also presented by the beautiful school children.

Earlier, Dr. Dawa during his brief visit to Alchi Hydel Project, interacted with the Chief Engineers of NHPC and PDC and enquired about the present position of power generation. CEC urged upon them to ensure more attentive for uninterrupted power supply especially during the winter months.

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