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Ladakh LG makes his maiden tour to Hanle village in Changthang region

  • 13, Feb 2021
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Ladakh Lieutenant Governor R K Mathur completed his maiden two-day visit to Hanle in Changthang region yesterday. Mr Mathur also visited Indian Astronomical Observatory located in Hanley. AIR correspondent reports that on his 2 Day visit to Anley, one of the last villages near the actual line of control, Ladakh LG RK Mathur spent time in the nomadic tents called Rebo and interacted with the nomads, public representatives and the villagers of Anley.

Public representatives have appealed LG RK Mathur for district status to Changthang, upgradation of educational institutions and health infrastructure in the region.

The villagers also asked for linking of Nyoma sub-division with the northern power grid transmission line, installation of Mobile towers and creation of Changthang Development Authority, Actual Line of Control certification for border students and to make Muth Airstrip functional.

They also appealed for regularisation of lands under Revenue Act,  implementation of PM Awaas Yojana, job reservation for residents of villages from the zero borders and promotion of tourism and trekking routes in the region.

Tibetan refugees have requested the LG for work under MGNREGA. LG Mathur also visited the Indian Astronomical Observatory located in Anley.

Engineer Incharge, Dorje Angchuk explained the observatory activities. Mr Mathur informed about the various  initiatives to promote Astronomy and Astro Tourism in Ladakh. He assured for consultations on making Hanle a Dark Sky Sanctuary.

 In one of the oldest monastic museums in Anley, he laid emphasis on the preservation and archiving of the ures and artefacts in the monasteries considering their heritage value.

Sources : News on AIR