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Rural pockets of Leh district developed at par with urban areas: CEC
Gear up efforts to mitigate people’s issues

Leh, April 13, (Scoop News)- Chief Executive Coucilor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Dorjey Motup who is also the chairman of General Council Meeting has said that LAHDC is making concerted efforts to develop all the rural pockets at par with urban areas.
This was stated by the CEC on the second day on the General Council Meeting held at Council Secretariat Conference Hall, here today.
Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay, Executive Councilor for Agriculture Tsering Wangdus, Executive Councilor for Health Gyal P Wangyal, Executive Councilor for Tourism Tsering Sandup, Executive Councilor for Animal and Sheep Husbandry and Cooperatives Mumtaz Hussain, besides Councilors of Hill Council, Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Leh Avny Lavasa and Head of departments of various departments were present on the occasion.
Dorje Motup informed the house that LAHDC is making all out efforts to upgrade the Nyoma Hospital with central heating system.
The CEC asked the EC Cooperatives Mumtaz Hussain to provide fertilizer, rigpa and compost to the farmers on subsidy rates. He said that if farmers are not utilizing the fertilizer in their fields, you are ask to provide rigpa or compost in place of fertilizer for the convenience of farmer community.
Dorje Motup informed that LAHDC has provided an outlay Rs.151.50 crore for year 2018-19 under agriculture sector for boosting the agriculture production in the district. He informed that the LAHDC has provided Rs.88 lakh an outlay amount under Animal Husbandry Deptt.
The CEC informed that Planning & Development Department has conveyed a ceiling of Rs.83.98 lakh has been provided to Horticulture Department, Rs.19.15 lakh to Wild Life, Rs.19.16 lakh to Handloom Department, Rs.24.01 crore to Rural Development (NREGA), Rs.5.26 crore to Irrigation Departmen, Rs. 6.91 cr under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Rs. 17.83 cr Rashtrya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan, Rs. 0.86 lakh under mid-day meal and Rs. 81.02 cr under other sectors of Leh district.
The CEC asked the officers of concerned departments to gear up their man and machinery in providing modern and basic amenities across the district.
Dorjey Motup directed the ECs to come up with the new projects under PHE, R&B, PDD, Education, Health, Cooperative, Animal and Sheep Husbandry besides other sectors for the convenience of the general masses.

He directed the officers to complete ongoing projects in the district under your allied department within stipulated time frame by using quality material.
CEC asked the concerned department to train the farmers for preparing compost in their respective villages for less utilization of chemical fertilizers.

EC Handicraft Tsering Sandup requested the CEC for establishment of Handicraft and Handloom centres at Durbuk.
Responding to the demand put forth by the EC Handicraft, the CEC said that LAHDC is keen to promote handicraft and handloom products across the district by establishing new centers there so that unemployed youth could start their own ventures after getting training under both the sectors.
He asked to prepare self help groups at village levels for increasing the production of handicraft and handloom products. He directed to open handicraft and handloom centers at Nubra at the available building.

Under education sector CEC asked the EC Education to start IT and smart classes in all the schools. He asked for posting of warden in the girls hostel, Bothi language, and other subject required teachers in schools so that quality education to be provided to the students across the district.

CEC asked the EC Forest Gyal P Wangyal to develop all the degraded areas of the forest with green cover by planting ornamental and fruit plants. He said that trees provide healthy environment to the people. He said being a high altitude place ‘it is the duty of the forest department to develop every open space of the district with green gold’. He directed to fence all the open spaces of the forest closures with chain link fences for avoiding encroachment of the forest land.

The CEC asked the EC Parks and Gardens Gyal P Wangyal to develop Nyoma, Durbuk, Nubra and city parks on modern lines so that the people could enjoy their spare time with full joy.

Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay assured the house that he will facilitate one smart class to each councilor constituency. He asked them to provide list of one school of their areas.

The DC Leh Avny Lavasa informed the house that District Administration has submitted a proposal to the Finance Department for increasing diet chart in residential schools adding that immediately after receiving approval from finance department, the diet of the students would be increased. She said that District Administration is making tireless efforts to provide all infrastructure facilities to the students in all schools so that they could get quality education without any inconvenience.

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