Governor reviews development works in Leh

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Jul 12 2018 12:27AM | Updated Date: Jul 12 2018 12:27AM
Governor reviews development works in LehGK Photo

Governor N N Vohra visited Leh on Wednesday to review the progress of development works in the district. He was accompanied by his three Advisors, Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department. 

After arriving at Leh, Governor held a meeting with , MP Thupstan Chhewang; MLC Chering Dorjay and MLA Nawang Rigzin Zora and representatives of political parties. The Legislators raised a number of issues and sought increased capital allocations for Leh district and accelerated completion of all pending works.

 Governor also  held extensive discussions with the Executive Councillors of LAHDC, all of whom raised demands for larger allocations and urgent completion of pending works.

Later, Governor chaired a meeting of District Officers of Leh District where the entire range of development issues of the district were discussed. District Development CommissionerAvni Lavasa made a detailed presentation in which she highlighted the state of development works in the district, progress of ongoing schemes, impediments in the completion of works and other major issues pertaining to the district. 

Reviewing the progress of the roads and bridges sector, Governor emphasised the urgent need for expeditious completion of ongoing Central Sector Schemes, particularly those which had been ongoing for more than three years. 

He urged the engineers to not only ensure timely completion of the projects but also take due cognizance of the quality of the works being executed. Governor directed Principal Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department to ensure that funds for transfer of utilities should be made available to the district on most urgent basis, before July 25. 

In regard to the Education sector, Governor directed CEO Leh to ensure the annual health check, immunization and vaccination of all school children and also ensure provision of power, drinking water, toilets and boundary walls in all schools. 

He directed the District Administration and the sectoral officers to concentrate on the high potential in the district to grow vegetables, flowers, fruits and milk and directed Deputy Commissioner to ensure that milk and vegetable produce of the district found a ready market among the various security establishments in Leh.

Deputy Commissioner made a number of demands regarding requirement of funds for ongoing projects in the districts. Governor issued on the spot orders for release of Rs 100.09 lacs for a few road sector projects and directed Secretary Planning Development and Monitoring Department to examine all the pending liabilities of BADP and TSP in the district and put up to him by July 21, the amount required to be allocated for clearing the work done liability. 

He directed District Development Commissioner to prioritize her entire list of demands, based on the felt needs of the district, and submit a comprehensive proposal, along-with the fund requirements, by July 25.

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