Pledge wall signature campaign organised for constitutional safeguards for UT Ladakh

Locals participating in the pledge wall signature campaign organized by Students Organization of Unified Ladakh in Leh on Friday

Mansoor Hosain beigh

LEH: In order to support for constitutional safeguards for UT Ladakh, Student Associations under the banner of Students Organization of Unified Ladakh (SOUL) organised a pledge wall signature campaign at hunger strike point near Leh main gate. The campaign was inaugurated by founder SECMOL Sonam Wangchuk along with ex-CEC LAHDC Leh, Rigzin Spalbar, students and general public.


During the signature campaign, speakers including founder SECMOL Sonam Wangchuk, ex-CEC LAHDC Leh, Rigzin Spalbar and LSEF Chief Coordinator, Jigmet Pajor highlighted the importance of 6th Schedule for Ladakh regarding its safeguard in different fields.

Konchok takes stock of functioning of education system in Leh

EC Education, LAHDC Leh, Konchok Stanzin chairing a meeting in Leh on Friday

Mansoor Hosain Beigh

LEH: EC Education, LAHDC Leh, Konchok Stanzin convened a meeting to review the functioning and progress of education system in Leh district today.
Addressing the meeting, EC Konchok urged upon the government schools to share their initiatives that will help to provide a platform of strong ideas in the new education policies. Threadbare discussion took place on the grievances and demands put forth by the Principal/Headmaster of each school and the past and present education scenario of Leh was also discussed.
EC Konchok assured to fill the vacant posts of teaching and non-teaching staff in all schools in Leh district. He also informed about the transfer committee that had been set up to look into transfer cases and filling up of pots on priority basis.
A number of issues were also raised by the area Councillors and Principals regarding basic infrastructure, installation of central heating system, compound wall, setting up of solar power plant, fully equipped computer lab, 27×7 electricity supply and other basic facilities. In response, EC Konchok assured to consider their demands in a given time frame.

The meeting was attended by the Councillors, AD Education, officials of Education department and Principals/Headmasters of Higher/High Schools of Leh district.