In an endeavour to salvage the lives and homes of the Ladakh cloud burst victims, the Transport Corporation of India adopted Nimmo village and constructed six houses with the design and materials approved by the local administration.
The Union Government is setting up its first geothermal power project in Ladakh. The of 3 MW project is a part of promoting non-conventional energy. The Ministry will also extend such projects to other States
India has described the China's incursion into its land as a 'deep scar.' It is reported that China has reinforced its position across the Line of Actual Control and raised the real prospect of India losing access to 750 sq km in strategically crucial northern Ladakh.
To develop Nun Kun base camp in Kargil as an international tourist destination, the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) has initiated measures. And as part of the task, LAHDC's executive council on December 8 visited base camp of Nun Kun peak.
With an objective to deliver all-weather connectivity to the Leh-Ladakh region, the Indian Government is all set to begin the work on Rs 10,050 crore Zojila pass tunnel project. It tops the category of big National Highway Projects in terms of project cost with a tunnel length spanning a length of 14.08 km and approach road of 10.8 km with three vertical ventilation shafts, a snow gallery of 700 m and avalanche protection measures.
Reportedly, the travel time between Delhi to Leh will be brought down to 20 hours from 40 hours. A new proposed project is expected to bring down the travel time from Delhi to Leh by 50 per cent. The proposed project is expected to cost Rs 833.6 billion.
In order to ensure a quality power supply to Ladakh throughout the year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly dedicated the 220 kV Srinagar-Alusteng-Drass-Kargil-Leh transmission system to the nation