By Basharat Ladakhi
Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor Kargil Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan today chaired the monthly meeting of the Executive Council of LAHDC, Kargil. During the course of the meeting the CEC assessed the implementation of the decisions taken in the last meeting of the Executive Council and also took stock of the pace of work on various development projects.
Issues of physical and financial status of various development works including construction of 200 bedded hospital, status of works under AMRUT scheme, LAHDC Secretariat and Girls Hostel at Jammu, introduction of Arabic and Purgi language in schools and the engagement of Masters and Teachers on contractual basis during the current academic year were discussed in the meeting.
It was given in the meeting that work on the 200 bedded hospital at Kurbathang is under execution at a cost of Rs 3.00 crores. He directed the concerned authorities to ensure the completion of the project under stipulated period of time.
The CEC was informed that for introduction of Purgi language in schools induction trainings are being conducted in near future so that the teaching of Purgi can be kick started in schools. The CEC directed to constitute a committee comprising of the EC Education, Chief Education Officer and Principal DIET Kargil which shall devise the syllabus for Arabic and Purgi teaching. To overcome the shortage of teaching staff Kacho directed for immediate conduct of interviews for the posting of Masters and Teachers on contractual basis during the current academic year.
The CEC also issued directions for necessary appraisal of the Master Plan for Kargil Town, completion of the remaining works on the new Council Secretariat, repair and restoration works of the canal at Haftal Hydel Project Zanskar and arrangement of irrigational facilities in drought affected areas.
Executive Councillor for Education Advocate Muhammad Amir, Executive Councillor for Rural Development Aga Syed Hassan Armaan Mosavi, Executive Councillor for Health Muhammad Hussain, Executive Councillor for Zanskar Affairs Tenzin Sonam, CEC’s Advisor Haji Muhammad Shafi, Additional Deputy Commissioner Kargil Imteeaz Kacho, Superintending Engineer PWD Kargil Sarwandh Singh besides other concerned officers were also present in the meeting.