Jammu: In order to promote education in
Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, two university campuses,
one each in Leh and Kargil districts, will soon come up, the
state government said on Sunday.
"Two university campus, one each for Leh and Kargil,
have been sanctioned and the same will be established soon,"
Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution and
Transport Qamar Ali Akhoon said while addressing a function
organized by Students Association of Ladakh at Jammu and
Friends of Ladakh Society University here.
Efforts for opening of Government BEd Colleges in the
twin districts are also under consideration, he said.
Calling for evolving a morale-based education system
in the State, Akhoon said the objective can be achieved by
maintaining cordial relation among students, teachers and
He asked the student fraternity to work hard and
adopt good habits and imbibe spirit of honesty and dedication
to prepare themselves for the world of competition.
The Minister also paid rich tributes to those killed
in last year`s cloudburst in Ladakh region.