Kargil: Several delegations called on Lieutenant Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Niwas, Kargil on the second day of his visit to Kargil on Thursday.
Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Shrikant Suse, Additional Superintendent of Police, Kargil, Chowdhary Iftikhar Ahmad and Joint Director, Information, Ladakh, Imteeaz Kacho were present during the meetings.
Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr. Mohd. Jaffer Akhoon apprised the Lieutenant Governor about issues related to the Kargil-Zanskar Highway from 0-6 kilometres. Various technical and land compensation issues were discussed. Lieutenant Governor directed the team of NHIDCL to proceed as per the existing DPR.
In respect of upgradation of the Iqbal Hydel Project, Lieutenant Governor directed the Secretary, Power Development Department to keep the project in the budget.
In respect of the demand of Chairman/CEC regarding the extension/upgradation of District Hospital, Kargil to 200 beds, Lieutenant Governor gave assurance of a favourable consideration.
Rector, Kargil Campus, University of Ladakh, Kaneez Fatima also called on Lieutenant Governor and submitted a memorandum seeking additional land allocation and an over-head bridge in her Campus at Khumbuthang to link the residential section with the main campus.
While replying to the demand of the over-head bridge, Lieutenant Governor directed NHIDCL to look into the matter and resolve it on priority basis as the safety of students is of utmost importance. On the demand for allotment of land, Lieutenant Governor directed the Deputy Commissioner, Kargil to examine the case.
During the interaction with the delegation led by Councillor-LAHDC, Saliskote, Sajjad Khan, the latter placed various demands before Lieutenant Governor related to public welfare.
While giving a patient hearing, Lieutenant Governor directed the Deputy Commissioner to examine the issues.
On the other hand, a delegation of Computer/Data Operators of Power Development Department sought their regularization. In this regard, Lieutenant Governor directed the Deputy Commissioner to examine the case.
While referring to the recruitment rules for the post of Lecturer of School Education Department, a delegation of Lecturer aspirants urged the Lieutenant Governor to consider making Biology candidates eligible without separating Botany and Zoology.
Lieutenant Governor then directed the Principal Secretary, School Education to check the recruitment rules and take remedial steps accordingly.
The Lieutenant Governor addressed the demands of Multi-purpose Health Workers of NHM regarding release of performance incentives at par with Community Health Officers (CHO). He then gave instructions that the aggrieved persons should be made to meet Managing Director, NMH-Ladakh so that the matter can be looked into as per the established rules.
The Lieutenant Governor interacted with various other delegations and individuals from across the district including officials of various departments, persons seeking the financial assistance and others.
He gave a patient hearing to all their issues and said that their genuine demands will be looked into as per norms within specific timeline.
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