Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, RK Mathur, today inaugurated the Panchayat Bhawan/Common Facility Centre (CFC) at Gongma Minjee and the Panchayat Ghar/CFC at GM Pore during his visit to Kargil. Chairman, LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan; Executive Councillor, LAHDC Kargil, Punchok Tashi; Deputy Commissioner, Kargil, Santosh Sukhdeve; Senior Superintendent of Police, Kargil Anayat Ali Chaudhary; elected representatives and officials from Rural Development Department were present during the event.
The CFC and Panchayat Bhawan at Gongma Minjee have been constructed under Special Development Package (SDP) and Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) at a cost of Rs 35 lakhs and Rs 32 lakhs, respectively. The Panchayat Ghar and CFC at GM Pore have been constructed at a cost of Rs 75.95 lakhs.
Sarpanch, Gongma Minjee, Ali Naqi, on behalf of the people, thanked the UT Administration and Hill Council Kargil for various development activities in the constituency. He raised several issues related to the development of the constituency, viz. upgradation of Govt Middle School to Govt High School; the establishment of a solar plant; the upgradation of the Medical Sub-Centre to New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC) and the creation of posts of paramedical staff; sanctioning of a tunnel to divert Drass River from Kharboo towards Gongma Minjee, etc.
A delegation of villagers of GM Pore led by Sarpanch Ruqayya Bano raised several issues related to the constituency, including intervention in resolving the Karcharai land issue; intervention in making the 20-bedded hospital at HM Pore functional through the creation of posts; upgradation of Govt Girls High School at GM Pore to Govt Girls Higher Secondary School; upgradation of Naib Tehsildar Office to the status of Tehsildar Office; sanctioning of a shelter house at Community Hall, Yokma Horlam at GM Pore, etc.