Dy Chairman LAHDC Leh tours flood affected areas

Deputy Chairman, LAHDC, Leh, Tsering Angchuk during visit to flood affected areas in Nubra on Tuesday.
Deputy Chairman, LAHDC, Leh, Tsering Angchuk during visit to flood affected areas in Nubra on Tuesday.

Excelsior Correspondent

LEH, July 25: Deputy Chairman, LAHDC, Leh, Tsering Angchuk undertook an extensive survey of the flash-flood affected areas in the Nubra sub-division, evaluating the severe damages caused by incessant and heavy rainfall.
Pertinently villages like Pinchimik, Kyagar, Chamshen, Yulkam, Murgi, Kuri, and Charasa have borne the brunt of the recent floods, leading to devastation in these regions.
Accompanied by officials from various departments, including Councillor Kyger Rigzin Lhundup, Councillor Panamik Tsering Sangdup, SDM Nubra Dorjey Gyaltson, and representatives from Public Works Department (PWD), Irrigation and Flood Control Department, and Rural Development Department, Dy Chairman Angchuk assessed the extent of the damages.
In a statement, Angchuk said numerous roads, canals, head works, private properties, and houses have suffered extensive damage due to the flash floods. Charasa village, in particular, he said, has experienced significant harm, with several houses being severely impacted.
“The Chamshen Hydro Project also required urgent attention and restoration efforts,” he said.
Expressing deep concern over the situation, the Dy Chairman, Angchuk, directed the concerned departments to mobilize teams immediately for prompt restoration.
He emphasized the need for coordinated efforts to swiftly bring normalcy back to the affected areas, ensuring basic amenities for the residents. SDRF teams were also alerted and deployed for assistance.
Meanwhile, he has cautioned the residents of the affected areas to exercise caution and take necessary precautions during the restoration process to ensure their safety.
“The well-being of the affected communities remains a top priority, and collaborative efforts are being made to expedite the restoration work,” Angchuk said.
Dy Chairman Angchuk also visited Khardong, Agyam, Khungru, Labab, and Digger villages, where numerous roads and head works were washed away or destroyed.