Minister for Ladakh Affairs and Cooperatives, Chering Dorjay visited various places in Leh and took stock of developmental works and projects under execution.
The Minister gave patient hearing to the demands of the people for the construction of road to Alchi Dok, black-topping for Umlung road, completion of work on bridge on Indus river between Basgo and Umlung, up gradation of water supply scheme, construction of display site for Alchi stone monuments, repair and macadamization of Alchi road upto Choskor and construction of Rizong Labrang road.
At Mangyu, people demanded for construction of link road to Machu, realignment of electric poles, upgradation of main Mangyu road, restoration of head-works of main nallah and other minor nallah and irrigation khuls.
The Minister announced Rs 1.20 lakh for repair of old water reservoir, Rs 2.80 lakhs for construction of tin shed at cricket ground and Rs. 5 lakh for construction of crematorium from his Constituency Development Fund.
The Minister visited various on-going developmental projects and directed the concerned officials to increase the pace of work so that people get benefited. It is the prime concern of the Government to enhance the basic facilities to the people of the state especially in Ladakh region as they belong to a different topographical and geographical area, he said. He also visited site of the circular road of Alchi upto Shangling being constructed at a cost of Rs 5.50 lakh and the 72 metre long Gyara Bridge being constructed at the cost of Rs 5.65 crore out of which Rs 4.50 crores were spent. He also visited the on-going work on Mangyu to Zoom-Sapta sanctioned under NABARD at the cost of Rs. 2.70 crore.
The Minister assured the people that every genuine demand will be fulfilled. He said that super-structure of Basgo-Umlung Bridge will be taken up with NHPC, construction of Alchi Dok road under NABARD, display site with the Tourism Department to be undertaken under PMDP. The Minister also assured of early redress of water supply scheme, minor irrigation headwork will be completed through Rural Development department soon.
The Minister gave directions to PHE officials for preparing of a DPR for new water supply scheme for Alchi village and instructed I&FC for early restoration of main irrigation and head works.
The Minister was accompanied by Councillor Lobzang Sherap, Exen Special Sub-division Khaltse, concerned officers of Irrigation & Flood Control, PHE and other concerned officials
The Councillor, nambardar, and ex-nambardar on behalf of the villagers expressed gratitude to the Minister.