On February 16, Adv. Tashi Gyalson, CEC of LAHDC Leh, inaugurated the new scheme ‘Rolyangs-pa Rogs’ under the subsidy component of the Hill Council, Leh at Shey Palace. The scheme provides traditional musical instruments of Daman and Surna to beneficiaries at a 75% subsidized rate, implemented through the Department of Information and Public Relations, Leh.
In collaboration with Ladakh Academy of Arts Culture and Languages, Leh, LAHDC Leh also commenced a week-long cultural revival workshop and language awareness camp on the same day. The workshop and camp aim to preserve, conserve, and promote Ladakh’s unique socio-cultural heritage and will be held in around 110 villages of Leh district.
CEC Tashi Gyalson expressed hope that the camp will achieve its objectives and vision of preserving Ladakh’s rich tribal identity, customs, traditions, rituals, and languages. He emphasized that the responsibility of preserving language, culture, and heritage lies with the people themselves.
EC Art & Culture, Stanzin Chosphel, shared that the Hill Council, Leh has always prioritized the promotion and conservation of Ladakh’s culture and language. He also explained the new scheme, ‘Rolyangs-pa Rogs’, which provides traditional musical instruments at subsidized rates.
Deputy Secretary, LAACL Leh, Tsewang Paljor, highlighted the importance of promoting and preserving Ladakh’s rich traditions, customs, language, and heritage at the grassroots level. Other council members, departmental officers, artists, village representatives, and the public were also present at the inauguration.