In a simple but historic ceremony, Chief Justice of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Gita Mittal administered oath of office to Shri R K Mathur as the new Lt. Governor of the Union Territory of Ladakh . After swearing in, Shri Mathur said border areas have a lot of development activities to be implemented. Already Government of India is implementing several programmes in the region, priorities for Ladakh will be set in the new regime in consultation with the public and Hill Councils, he said. He added that his experience in the backward areas and border areas in the capacity of Tripura Chief Secretary and as Defence Secretary will be useful.
After swearing in, Shri Radha Krishna Mathur was given a Guard of Honour by the Ladakh Police. The swearing in ceremony took place in the presence of officials of Leh and Kargil Hill Councils, Army and Para Military forces, religious leaders and Ladakh public. Shri Radha Krishna Mathur IAS (Retd.) (Tripura 1977) retired as the Chief Information Commissioner of India (CIC) .Shri Radha Krishna Mathur has served as the Union Defence Secretary, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Secretary of India and the Chief Secretary of Tripura. He has also been the Development Commissioner in Ministry of Textiles and the Chief Enforcement Officer in Ministry of Textiles.
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