About The Department
The Election Department Ladakh, came into existence after formation of Ladakh as a new Union Territory in 2019. The Department is headed by the Administrative Secretary at the level of Secretariat.
The Department performs the administrative work related to the Department. The administrative work related to the conduct of the elections to the “Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Leh/Kargil” is handled by the department, apart from performing the necessary work required for the conduct of Elections to the Lok Sabha (as per the direction of the Election Commission of India)/ Local Bodies like Panchayat and Municipal Elections. The District Offices of the Department comprises of District Election Offices, one each at Leh and Kargil district, headed by the District Election Officer i.e. Deputy Commissioner, Leh/Kargilassisted by the Deputy District Election OfficerLeh/Kargil.
Vision and Mission:
- Issuance of timely administrative notifications for the conduct of Elections.
- Preparation and Revision of Electoral Roll.
- Preparation of healthy and error free electoral roll.
- Preparation of Voters Identity Cards as per instructions by Election Commission of India.