LG Mathur lays foundation stone of Ladakh Bhawan (Leh Wing) in Delhi

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LG Mathur lays foundation stone of Ladakh Bhawan (Leh Wing) in Delhi
Says Ladakh Bhawan should be a ‘green building’


Leh, Jan 07: The Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, RK Mathur, today laid the foundation stone for Ladakh Bhawan (Leh Wing) in Dwarka, New Delhi. His Eminence Thiksey Rinpoche; Chairman, LAHDC Leh, Advocate Tashi Gyalson; Deputy Chairman, LAHDC Leh, Tsering Angchuk; Executive Councillor, LAHDC Leh, Tashi Namgyal Yakzee; Councillors; Member, National Commission for Minorities, Rinchen Lhamo; Commissioner/Secretary, PWD, Ajeet Kumar Sahu; Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Shrikant Suse; representatives from political and religious organisations and officials from Ladakh were present during the foundation stone laying ceremony.

Spread over an area of 1,266 square meters, Ladakh Bhawan (Leh Wing) will have 21 rooms, two suites, one semi-suite and two dormitories. Ladakh Bhawan (Leh Wing) with a capacity to accommodate 80 people will be constructed at a cost of Rs 31.05 crores.

Appreciating all the political and official teams for their hard work in helping to realise the dream of Ladakh Bhawan, LG Mathur stated that the Bhawan would prove beneficial to students, pilgrims and patients from Ladakh. He expressed hope to see the Bhawan ready in the next two-three years.

LG Mathur advised that the Ladakh Bhawan be constructed as a green building and emphasised the need to get a green rating for the building. He stated that the Bhawan should be a special building energy-wise, with waste treatment facilities, so that it could become a good neighbour for the residents of Delhi.

Appreciating the students’ community of Ladakh, LG Mathur stated that he sees hope in the youth from the region. He also stated that it is the responsibility of the youth from Ladakh to achieve the tremendous potential of Ladakh in the field of renewable energy, animal husbandry, agriculture, fisheries, aromatic/medicinal plants and food processing products based on apple, apricot and sea buckthorn, etc. He further stated that Ladakh would be among the best and richest states/UTs in the future.

Terming the project close to his heart, Chairman, LAHDC Leh, Advocate Tashi Gyalson, ­stated that the construction of Ladakh Bhawan would prove beneficial to the marginalised people of Ladakh, particularly patients, students and pilgrims. He briefed about the Ladakh Bhawan project and stated that the construction of the Ladakh Bhawan was possible after Ladakh became a Union Territory. He appreciated everyone involved in the successful realisation of the project, including the former chairmen of Hill Council, Leh.

Earlier, Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Shrikant Suse, welcomed the guests

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