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Hill development Councils of Leh and Kargil hold joint meeting to discuss common issues

Last Updated on February 6, 2021 at 1:42 pm

The Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC Leh, Advocate Tashi Gyalson and Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan co-chaired an important meeting along with all the Executive Councillors of Hill Council Leh and Kargil at the Council Secretariat Leh. They discussed and deliberated common issues of both the Hill Councils. 

Among present in the meeting were Dy. Chairman LAHDC, Leh Tsering Angchuk; EC Rural, Tashi Namgyal Yakzee; EC Agriculture, Stanzin Chosphel; EC Minority Affairs, Ghulam Mehdi Ashoor; EC Social Welfare, LAHDC Kargil, Aga Syed Arman; EC Works Mubarak Shah Naqvi; EC Tourism and Zanskar Affairs, Er. Punchok Tashi and EC Health, Mohd Ali Chandan. 

This is the first meeting of all executive members of both the Hill Councils after the formation of 6th LAHDC, Leh. 

leh and kargil council hold meeting

Chairman, LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan and Executive Councillors of LAHDC Kargil congratulated the new executive team of LAHDC Leh led by CEC Tashi Gyalson.

The meeting discussed a number of common issues including explorations as well as utilising existing powers in accordance to the LAHDC Acts, Strengthening of both the Hill Councils, early constitution of recruitment policy in UT Ladakh, Hill Council’s role on State and SDP plan budgets to fulfil public demands and avoid duplication of projects, flexibility in CCDF guidelines and transfer policy, etc. 

To continue more deliberations, the meeting decided to strengthen coordination between both the council to resolve common issues jointly. Also to understand the strengths and weaknesses of both the council in different fields, the meeting decided to conduct a joint meeting at regular intervals. 

Later an important meeting was also held to understand the issues of KREDA and LREDA in the new setup of UT Ladakh. Keeping in mind the immense importance of these agencies in transforming Ladakh into a carbon-neutral region, the meeting decided to jointly take up the issues of both the agencies with the Hon’ble LG of Ladakh.

Both the Chairman directed Project Directors of KREDA and LREDA to work on a proposal consisting of a structured and planned roadmap in line with that of JAKEDA.