Press Release - Department Of Information And Public Relations Kargil

KARGIL JULY 26, 2020: Executive Councilor for Tourism and Zanskar Affairs Er Phunsog Tashi has conveyed his appreciation to the BRO team led by Major Rana, OC 126 RCC Padum for the hard work done by his team to ensure construction of the motorable bridge near Lingshed Dho in a short span of time with the help of the local laborers besides also executing the remaining portion of Lingshed to Kilima part of Leh-Padum road.  

EC Tashi has also congratulated the people of Zanskar for getting direct connectivity from Leh via Singhela which is an alternative road for Zanskar valley.

Meanwhile, the EC has urged the Chief Engineer (CE) Vijayak and his team to make extra efforts to achieve the objective for completion of the Nimmu-Padum-Darcha (NPD) Road popularly known as Chadar from Chiling–Nerak to Padum which will be an all weather road for Zanskar as presently connectivity via Singhela would be for summer season only. 

Pertinently, BRO has connected Padum-Darcha last year and now Zanskar is accessible via road to District Headquarter  Kargil, Dirtict Headquarter Leh and Dirtict Headquarter Kaylong in Himachal Pardesh.

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