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Jamyang Tsering Namgyal tours Sku Markha constituency
Development of backward and remote places to get priority, says CEC
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent, Monday, January 7, 2019

During the visit to Sku Markha constituency, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, CEC made people aware of various schemes launched by the Govt. of India for the welfare and development of the rural population.

Gyal P Wangyal, Deputy Chairman and other dignitaries also accompanied CEC during a one-day tour to the constituency on January 4.

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal said that the development of backward and remote places is the priority of Council. 

He ensured to make various schemes launched under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi available for the welfare and development of the rural population. 

Talking about Subhagya scheme, he informed that every village in the country will get electrified by end-of-year 2019. He urged people to be aware and take advantage of all such schemes.  

He interacted with the people of Sumda Chun, Sumda Chenmo, Sumda Dho, Stogto. People of Sumda Chun demanded repair of irrigation khuls, culvert and road till Azang and trekking route from Achiri to Sumda Chun. 

He gave direction to Rural Development Department to submit a report along with estimate within a week on repair of irrigation khuls and Ex-en Construction to submit the report to Deputy Chairman’s office in a month’s time regarding road and culvert. For trekking route, he assured the villagers to explore the area and look for favourable actions.

Villagers of Sumda Chenmo demanded road from Rongdo to Sumda, medical centre and electricity connection. People of Sumda-Do demanded telecommunication services, compensation from BRO and up gradation of road and repair of Wari bridge. 

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal informed that ₹ 7.88 crore has been sanctioned for a road from Rongdo to Sumda and tendering is under process. The paperwork with BRO is also under process for compensation. He assured to start the repair work of Wari Bridge by the beginning of the season and to provide a temporary medical facility till medical centre get sanctioned from the state government. 

At Sku, the villagers requested for drinking water facility, restoration of irrigation khuls, installation of mobile tower and DSPT, repair of the solar power plant, blacktopping of Sku road and extension of road till Hankar. 

Jamyang said that the blacktopping will be done under PMGSY.  PHE was directed to repair water taps and provide hand pumps. He instructed BDO, Nimoo to carry survey and submit a low-cost estimate for irrigation khuls and details for construction of a community hall in Sku. Rural Development Department was directed to do a survey for 10 km footpath from Sku to Shingo and submit the estimate. He assured to take the demand for the mobile tower with higher authorities at state and centre level.  

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