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    Hands-on Training on App for Listing of Heritage Sites

    Publish Date: 17 January, 2022
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    Leh, January 16: Department of Tourism & Culture in collaboration with the Department of Rural Development Ladakh and NIC Ladakh conducted a hands-on training of listing heritage sites on ‘The Ladakh Heritage App’ to the Panchayat Secretaries and Block Development Officers at DC Conference Hall, Leh on January 14. The team was directed and guided by Secretary Tourism and Culture, Kacho Mehboob Ali Khan.
    The Ladakh Heritage App is designed and developed by NIC Ladakh in collaboration with the Archives(Antiquities) Department, Ladakh, and ASI, Leh. The Workshop aimed at providing hands-on training of listing heritage sites on the App to the Panchayat Secretaries and Block Development Officers.
    Technical Director, NIC Leh, Phunchok Paldan along with his technical team gave a brief presentation and demonstration on how to operate the App. Registering Officer, Antiquities, Leh Khadim Hussain, emphasised the importance of listing heritage/historical sites. Assistant Commissioner Development, Rural Development Leh, Sonam Norboo, stated that the Panchayat Secretaries and Block Development Officers play a very active role and requested them to ensure active participation. The training will be followed by a five-day trial period.
    The workshop was attended by around 40 participants physically and 48 participants joined virtually. All Covid SOPs were observed during the workshop as directed by the Secretary, Tourism, and Culture.
    A similar kind of Workshop was conducted in Kargil district as well.