BJP Ladakh unit chief and MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal has said that Rs 5,958 crore has been set aside by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for overall inclusive development of Union Territory in the budget of 2020-21.
“Zanskar opens from geographical lockdown connecting Leh-Padum-Darcha road. New Leh-Singayala-Padum road (280 km) connected to old Leh-Kargil-Padum road (440 km) by 160 km to complete two years Is. Work in two months.
Infrastructure connectivity is the core of modern-day civilization. Connected from Leh to Padum Road within a record time, “Namgyal tweeted.
The legalist said that Ladakh is gaining its geographical, cultural and political identity after becoming a union territory.
He said, “A fresh air of development awakens after making Ladakh a new union territory with the repeal of Sections 370 and 35A. Ladakh recognizes its geographical, cultural, and political identity.”
He said that many educational institutions have also been built in Ladakh last year.
“Education is the foundation on which we build the future. Ladakh has its first university, National Institute of Sowa Rigpa, Management Institute, Medical College, College of Engineering, and two-degree colleges.”