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Lt Governor assures full support for effective functioning of Ladakh university

In February last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the University of Ladakh, the first-ever varsity in the region. The Jammu and Kashmir administration had approved the establishment of the university in 2018.

By: PTI | Leh | Updated: May 19, 2020 9:01:11 am
Ladakh Lt Governor R K Mathur Ladakh, India (Express Photo)

Ladakh Lt Governor R K Mathur on Monday said his administration will ensure every support for the effective functioning of the university and colleges in the union territory.

Mathur was chairing a meeting to discuss the annual Capex Budget and other related issues of the University of Ladakh at Raj Niwas here, an official spokesperson said.

In February last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the University of Ladakh, the first-ever varsity in the region. The Jammu and Kashmir administration had approved the establishment of the university in 2018.

“Funds will not be a problem and UT Administration shall ensure every support for the effective functioning of Ladakh University and colleges in Ladakh, the Lt Governor said, exhorting on timely execution of the development projects.

The revenue plan of six colleges in Ladakh, land allotment for administrative headquarter in Kargil, creation of posts for the University of Ladakh and colleges of Khaltsi and Drass, building construction plans and academic activities were discussed in detail, the spokesperson said.

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