Advisor Narula reviews functioning of UT Control Room, Connect Ladakh portal

LEH: Advisor Ladakh Umang Narula Monday reviewed the functioning of COVID 19 Command Center Control Room and portal at the UT secretariat.

He interacted with the officers and staff of the control room and enquired about its functioning.

The Nodal Officers of the control room Tashi Tsetan and Dr T. Thinless briefed the Advisor that apart from the submission of timely daily reports to various ministries of the Government of India and senior officers of the UT Administration, the control room addresses the local grievances of the people of Ladakh regarding requirement of food supplies, ambulances and home delivery of essential supplies etc.

The grievances are raised by the public on the dedicated wattsapp number (8803699624), phone number (01982-258960-61-62) of the control room and also through email ([email protected]).

It was informed that a total of 150 grievances received by the control room were attended and action required was taken.

Divisional Commissioner Ladakh, Saugat Biswas also briefed the Advisor that apart from dedicated officers, the UT control room is supported by NCC volunteers and a dedicated call centre. The call centre makes call to the home quarantined people on a daily basis to check their health status.

He also presented the status of functioning of the portal, which is emerging as the leading interface between the Ladakhis living outside Ladakh and the UT Administration for addressing their grievances.

Nodal Officer from the Information Technology Department Sedol informed the Advisor that till date 6,088 residents of Ladakh have registered on portal and 928 grievances have been received through the portal, out of which 908 grievances stand redressed.

Divisional Commissioner, Biswas apprised the Advisor that all such grievances which requires personal intervention and liaison with the state authorities of host state, are referred to concerned liaison officers who resolve the issues through personal intervention.

Issues such as essential food supplies, health care attention, appointment with doctors, free ambulances, provisioning LPG are a few of the many grievances that stand redressed.

Advisor Narula went through the details of the working of the portal and suggested a few value additions in the portal to make it more effective. He instructed for daily submission of summary reports of the grievances redressed through the portal.


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