Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe on study visit to Leh

    Publish Date: 5 September, 2021

    Leh, Sep 4: The Parliamentary Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Caste (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) headed by the Chairman, Dr. Kirit Premjibhai Solanki, visited Leh to review the prospects and aspects of the welfare of SC/ST in UT Ladakh.

    The Committee held a meeting with the representatives of LAHDC, Leh, where they discussed several issues including social, economic, educational conditions and other welfare schemes concerning SCs and STs. In the meeting, the Committee deliberated on various matters including ensuring reservation for ST/SC as per the direction issued by the Government of India. They also discussed the problem being faced by the people of Ladakh and its possible solution for their overall development.

    Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh, Adv. Tashi Gyalsons briefed the Parliamentary Committee about the measures taken by the Hill Council for the development and implementation of the various schemes and projects. He also highlighted the difficulties being faced by them.

    The Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Schedule Tribe/ Schedule Caste was accompanied by the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha MPs. The Committee visited DIHAR (DRDO) Leh, Basgo Palace/ Monastery, Stok Palace and handloom village.

    The meeting was also attended by Executive Councillor, Agriculture, Stanzin Chosphel; Executive Councillor, Minority Affairs, Ghulam Mehdi; Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC Leh, Shrikant Balasaheb Suse.