CEC visits Mangyu, Ney, Basgo & Wanla villages after flood One died, 22 houses damaged in the flood

By Reach Ladakh Correspondent Leh, Aug 12, 2015
Leh :
 Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC, Leh- Rigzin Spalbar along with Executive Councilor for Agriculture- Sonam Dorjey, Executive Councilor Skurbuchan-Dawa Tsering, Executive Councilor Saspol- Rinchen Tundup, Executive Engineer Special Sub Division Khaltsi, BDO Khaltsi I/C Tehsilder Saspol and concerned officers and engineers visited Mangyu village on 9th August that was affected by the flash flood.

At Mangyu, a family lost one of its members in the flood. CEC expressed sympathy with the concerned family.

The road of Mangyu was washed away a week before. Now was being reconstructed with the help of a JCB.  For restoration of head works and irrigation khuls, CEC directed BDO Saspol and engineers of Irrigation &Flood Control to visit all the affected sites with the Sarpanch of Mangyu and start the temporary restoration works immediately. 

He also directed engineers of PHE to ensure an early supply of drinking water to the villages and also directed AEE, PDD to restore all the uprooted electrical poles at the earliest to bring back electricity in the village.  CEC also directed I/C Tehsildar Saspol to do a fresh assessment of property loss in the village.

CEC along with Councilor Basgo Tsering Norboo, Sarpanch Ney visited Ney village and inspected all the damaged head works and irrigation Khuls. CEC also met the family members at Ney - Umlung who lost their newly constructed house completely in the flood and assured the family with compensation of ₹ 50,000/- assistance from Council and advised them to start the construction of new home at a safe place assuring all possible help from council.

He inspected the ongoing restoration works of head works/irrigation canals of Ney and Basgo and assured to dispatch required materials like pipes and sheets from Leh at the earliest to save the standing crop. The CEC also met with Sarpanch of Nimoo village and assured of all possible help from the council.

Rigzin Spalbar also visited Wanla village and assessed the flood damage. He was informed by the Nambardar that besides the huge number of standing crops three residential houses were completely washed away by flood and likewise in Shila two residential houses with agricultural land got damaged completely. 

He was also informed that around sixteen houses were partially damaged in the flood; he met with these families who are at present shifted at High School Wanla.