A 60-meter span double lane motorable bridge of Choglamsar- Chuchot was inaugurated by Lieutenant Governor, R K Mathur on August 17.
The bridge is completed at an estimated cost of ₹ 821.90 lakh under Central Road Fund.
R K Mathur congratulated the people of Chuchot and other connecting villages on the completion of the bridge. He said that it will ease life and contribute to the economy. Also, he appreciated the efforts put in under the leadership of LAHDC, Leh for timely completion of the bridge enduring many hurdles.
He said that all the institutions and the public need to work together to speed up the works and improve the services to the public.
He further added that the UT status has given Ladakh a great opportunity with good funds and strengthening of the machinery to develop its infrastructure matching the national level where Ladakh so far has lacked behind. The provision of Special Development Package by Prime Minister Modi to develop infrastructure and all other sectors is on priority in Ladakh.
Gyal P Wangyal, CEC, Hill Council, Leh; Executive Councilors; MP Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgial; DC, Leh Sachin Kumar Vaishya; Chief Engineer PWD; SSP Leh, Rajiv Pandey; Sub Area GOC official, Councilors, BDC and Panchayat members were present on the occasion.