Leh- Ladakh Lieutenant Governor B D Mishra on Wednesday mentioned elections to city native our bodies and panchayats within the Union territory can be held after the completion of delimitation of wards.
Ladakh has two municipalities — Leh and Kargil — having 13 wards every, and 193 panchayats — 98 in Kargil and 95 in Leh. These native our bodies accomplished their five-year time period in November final yr.
Chairing a gathering of senior officers on the lieutenant governor’s secretariat right here, Brigadier (retired) Mishra directed that the delimitation of wards be accomplished on the earliest in order that municipal and panchayat elections could possibly be held within the area.
The assembly was convened to debate ongoing tasks and public grievances together with the problems confronted by numerous departments in finishing up developmental works, an official spokesman mentioned.
On the outset, the lieutenant governor requested the departmental secretaries and heads of departments to make sure there isn’t any delay within the implementation of public welfare measures.
He enquired in regards to the help offered to the households affected by fireplace incidents at Chiktan, Tia and Nimoo and requested the officers involved to supply the required help on the earliest.
He additionally highlighted the necessity to preserve fireplace tenders at police stations and practice police personnel in working them, the spokesman mentioned.
The lieutenant governor additionally highlighted the significance of paying salaries to staff, together with contractual or outsourced ones, on time.
Mishra knowledgeable the assembly that he would take up with the ministries and establishments involved the issues associated to the institution of medical, engineering and diploma faculties, the enlargement of airfield at Kargil, strengthening of All India Radio Kargil, the drafting of recruitment guidelines for gazetted posts and technicians required for the set up of a pashmina dehairing plant.
The assembly additionally mentioned institution of police posts in delicate areas, the necessity to fast-track helicopter service, particularly for rescue operations, and the issue confronted within the airlifting of passengers by IAF flights from Thoise-Chandigarh-Thoise, the spokesman mentioned.
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