CEC inspects construction work of Choglamsar bridge

CEC Leh inspecting construction work of Choglamsar bridge.
CEC Leh inspecting construction work of Choglamsar bridge.

Excelsior Correspondent
LEH, Dec 4: The Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Leh Gyal P Wangyal along with Executive Councillor for Minority Affairs Mumtaz Hussain today inspected the ongoing construction work of Choglamsar – Chushot Bridge over Indus River.
The BDC Chairman Chushot Block Saira Bano, SE PWD Leh, Xen. Construction Division Leh, AEE and other concerned field staff and public were present at the site.
CEC Wangyal was apprised by SE PWD, Leh that trucks loaded with bridge components will reach Leh with the opening of Srinagar -Leh national highway and assured to make the bridge ready for pedestrians at the earliest. CEC Wangyal also directed the officers to ensure speedy restoration of Army cable suspension bridge at the same location with the support of Army so that commuters could not face any difficulties crossing Indus river.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Chairman, LAHDC Leh, Tsering Sandup convened a meeting of Assistant Director, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Leh, Chief Inspector and TSOs of FCS&CA Department, Leh and discussed about block level problems and issues relating to the supply of essential commodities in rural areas.
The Dy Chairman directed TSOs to timely supply adequate ration to the public, especially to those who live in snow bound areas. He also enquired about the stocking of ration for winter months. Regarding shortage of onions in the district, Dy Chairman said that he will take up the issue of onions and allocation of sugar quota with the concern authority. It was also decided that a monthly meeting shall be held with the department whereupon everyone is directed to come prepared with full information relating to their department.