CEC Leh Dorjay call on Advisor (K) in Jammu, discusses health issues in Leh distt

CEC Leh Dorjay call on Advisor (K) in Jammu, discusses health issues in Leh distt

Jammu: Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, (LAHDC) Leh, Jamyang Tsering Namgial and MLC Chering Dorjay Tuesday called on Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar.
Deputy Chairman LAHDC Leh Gyal P Wangyal, Executive Councillors LAHDC Leh, Tsering Sandup and Phunsok Stanzin were also present on the occasion.
CEC Leh apprised the Advisor about important issues pertaining to the development of Leh district.
With regard to the strengthening of health sector in the district, the delegation raised several important issues that need attention of the government. The main issues that were projected included shortage of doctors, up-gradation of existing heath institutions, construction of separate building with residential facilities for students & teaching staff of AMT School that presently runs from old block of District Hospital, expediting of PMDP projects, requirement of Primary Health Centre under National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) and others.
Besides this, the delegation also requested for strengthening of Human Resource at district hospital, establishment of Hospitality & Protocol Department at Leh and placing the police personnel’s of Leh to their home district back who are serving in Kashmir division since long. They also called for posting police personnel’s to the newly raised IRP Battalion.
Discussion was also held on the project ‘Juniper Conservation and Propagation’ and its inclusion under Intensification of Forest Management Scheme.
It was told that the Juniper plnt is found in its natural habitat in Leh-Ladakh and is revered as a very sacred plant. It also being used as incense in monasteries and also have very significance in religious festivals especially among Buddhist Community. The delegation requested for according necessary approvals to the project so that it can be conserved.
The Advisor after having thorough discussion with CEC LAHDC Leh and other member’s, assured them that all the issues raised would be looked into and appropriate action would be taken to address them.

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