JAMMU, Dec 15: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here this evening under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik approved establishment of first ever University in Ladakh.
It will be a Cluster University covering five colleges of Leh and Kargil districts. The University will be established with an initial grant of Rs 65 crore to be provided next fiscal.
Establishment of the University will fulfill a long-standing demand of the people of the districts.
LAHDC, Kargil Chairman cum CEC Feroz Khan has thanked Governor Satya Pal Malik and Chief Secretgary B.B.R. Subrahmanyam for sanction of University in Ladakh.