Leh Ladakh

CEC Rigzin Spalbar visit Turtuk and Bogdang for pending issue of opening the centralized residential school.

Leh: August 30, 2013 – VisitLadakh.com : During his one day tour of  Turtuk and Bogdang area of Nubra Sub Division, the Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar yesterday met with the public representatives and villagers of Bogdang, Changmar, Chulungkha, Garari, Turtuk, Tyakshi and Thang villages.

The main intend of CEC’s tour to this area was to make common consensus among the people on a pending issue of opening the centralized residential schools considering huge enrollment of students in Bogdang and Turpuk area.

Addressing to the people at these villages, CEC reiterated that education is the only tool and the greatest empowerment for a person to capably overcome all challenges and lead a competent life not only for themselves but for the India as a whole. As such, the LAHDC, Leh is fully resolute to make one generation of Ladakh entirely well educated that will consistently carry forward by next generations. Mentioning the necessity of establishing centralized residential schools separately for senior boys and girls students considering huge enrollment in this area, CEC said that the Council aim to kick off such education mechanism in Bogdang-Turtuk area also keeping in mind the success story of this system in Changthang region. Spalbar further said that Bogdang-Turtuk area would soon become eligible for college on the basis of good number of student enrollment and opening of this centralized residential school would become a strong base for higher education with special focus on ensuring quality education to the girl students who have been comparatively lacking behind in this area.

Apart from this issue, CEC also took  review of the progress of developmental works at all the villages and interacted with the locals about the progress, quality of works and their demands.

At Changmar, people demanded for opening of a medical centre, arrangement of electricity and compound walling for the school. The Sarpanch of Bogdang, put forth some demands that include opening of link road to Nakpothang, opening of animal centre, opening of a primary school at Bogdang Yokma, replacement of old power DG set with a capable new one etc. The people of Chulungkha also demanded for opening of a medical centre and renovation of main irrigation khul of the village. Likewise, the people of Turtuk through a memorandum strongly urged for streamlining the education system in the area, opening of an examination centre for JNV, LAHDC’s intervention to make early functional of the sanctioned J&K bank, replacement of old DG set with a new DG set, seeking Council’s support for sanctioning block status for Turtuk, sufficient funds for development of Chhuthang, renovation of main Turtuk irrigation canal. The public representatives of Tyakshi and Patsathang also submitted various demands which include, early construction of link road upto Tyakshi, posting of required teachers, renovation of main irrigation khuls, sufficient funds for development of Fada-thang, Kharpon-thang, Mukur-thang and Sikda-thang and making the BSNL tower functional. Later, CEC also visited Thang village where he listened to the public demands.

Giving patience hearing to the people’s demands at all these places, CEC resolved many public demands on the spot. For major public works, he gave instructions to the concerned Executive Engineers and officers to initiate survey and paper works in order to take the urgent nature of works in hand.

The CEC was accompanied by the Councilor area, Abdul Ali, district officers, engineers and bock level officer.

While returning back to Leh this morning, CEC inspected the Tribal Hostel at Deskit and made a detail enquiry of the functioning of this hostel. He interacted with the students about the quality of education, facility, food and sanitation and urged upon the wardens to keep the hostel in order. It is to mention that 41 boys and 29 girl students are presently staying in the tribal hostel.

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