Leh: Secretary Transport, Union Territory of Ladakh, Amit Sharma Thursday chaired an important meeting of the Committee regarding rationalisation of Motor Vehicles in Ladakh in his office chambers.
This Committee had recently been constituted by the UT Administration to examine all the Motor Vehicle proposals from various departments so as to assess the current status and actual requirement of vehicles in the UT of Ladakh.
Secretary Trasnsport Amit Sharma, at the outset of the Meeting, explained the basic objective and rationale behind the constitution of this all-important Committee under the visionary and dynamic leadership of Lieutenant Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B.D Mishra and Advisor Dr Pawan Kotwal so as to ensure that the transportation resources of the UT of Ladakh can be optimally and rationally utilised.
All the members of the Committee chaired by Transport Secretary Amit Sharma and including Director Accounts and Treasuries Safdar Ali, Deputy Director Planning Tsering Angdus, Deputy Director Garages Dr Namgyal and Under Secretary to LG Vivek Sharma, held detailed deliberations on the subject and later on, briefed Advisor on the decisions arrived-in during this Meeting.
It was decided that this Committee will have to initially acquire the data on all existing vehicles under usage in UT Ladakh and then decide on the rationalisation subsequently. Further, Transport Secretary Amit Sharma directed the concerned to seek all the required data on newly purchased vehicles, old vehicles fit for condemnation and data on functional and public utility vehicles in the UT of Ladakh in a time-bound manner.
It was concluded by the Chair Amit Sharma that once the requisite data is received by the Committee, a comprehensive report shall be prepared on the optimal requirement of motor vehicles in the UT of Ladakh and their rational utilisation, especially keep into consideration the tough terrains and severe weather conditions prevailing in the Union Territory of Ladakh.
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