On the second day of his tour to Leh district, Governor Satya Pal Malik held a public meeting at Hunder village of Nubra and interacted with various delegations including that of councilors of LAHDC, Panchayat members, former legislators and councilors and nambardars.
The Governor observed that all demands will be given appropriate consideration and said that his administration will leave no stone unturned to fulfill the developmental aspirations of people of Ladakh.
The Governor emphasized significance of empowering local bodies in Urban and Rural areas for holistic development of the State and added that the recently concluded week long “Back to Village” program was one such effort of the present Government to reach out to people at their door steps.
He expressed satisfaction over successful implementation of the program and noted that the visit of officers during this program to Panchayats has helped in building public’s confidence in Government.
He mentioned that a number of initiatives have been taken by his administration for ensuring transparency and accountability in functioning of the Government departments including recruitment process for government jobs.
Expressing serious concern on “prevailing corruption” at different levels in Government departments, the Governor observed that nobody will be spared if found involved in corrupt practices irrespective of his or her position.
The Governor appreciated Avny Lavasa, Deputy Commissioner Leh and Sargun Shukla SSP Leh for effective and prompt disposal of public services.
Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Member Parliament Ladakh, expressed gratitude to Governor for his special care and generosity towards Ladakh region. He recounted the major initiatives for Ladakh taken by Governor’s administration and said that people of Ladakh have witnessed an extra momentum on development front under his guidance.
The councillor Panamik Tsering Samdup on behalf of Nubra region submitted a memorandum to the Governor with a charter of demands.
Former MLA Nubra Deldan Namgyal also sought Governor’s attention on important demands of Nubra region including separate district for Nubra.
A delegation from Turtuk area headed by councilor Mehdi also submitted memorandum to Governor and demanded for opening of Degree College in Turtuk, among other demands.