All posts by Dr.Nordan

Ladakh floods

Heavy rainfall across the Ladakh region and cloudbursts in some areas including Leh town, on August 5th and 6th 2010 resulted in large scale floods and landslides in the town and 52 villages across Leh district. The migrant settlements near Choglamsar and parts of Leh town were the worst hit in terms of loss of human life […]

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Solid Waste Management

Ladakh, particularly Leh and Kargil town, is presently facing a problem of Solid Waste Management and if not addressed immediately, it might result in a major problem for the administration as well as the local residents. Ladakh receives approximately around 30,000 tourists from all over the world. In order to cater to the needs of […]

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Visit of the Deputy Director of BORDA Germany

Mr. Stefan Reuter, Deputy Director of Bremen Overseas Research & Development Association (BORDA), Germany visited Ladakh on August 16th to September 5th, 2009. The purpose of the visit was to review the project sites, funded by BORDA, which was implemented by LEDeG from the year 2000 onwards. Mr. Reuter visited Fanjilla, Udmaroo, Purkitshey and Pangbar […]

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Program for Promoting Sustainable Use and Management of Groundwater in Leh Town

Duration of the Project Minimum 4 years (starting date – January 2010) Total Funds Required Rs. 52,99,294 Location The Notified Area of Leh town Number of beneficiaries to be reached 6580 households in the Notified Area (according to 2001 Census) Beneficiary Profile (Socio-Economic Status & Levels of marginalization) The project is aimed at benefiting all […]

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Workshop on Solar Energy Action Plan for Ladakh Region held in Leh

On the 2nd of September, 2009, a one-day workshop on Solar Energy Action Plan for Ladakh Region was successfully organized jointly by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Government of India, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Ladakh Renewable Energy Development Agency (LREDA) and Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG). The workshop was organized under an MNRE sponsored project carried out by TERI titled “Preparation of action plan for large-scale implementation of solar energy technologies in Ladakh region”.

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World environment day

 LEDeG conducted awareness campaigns in Leh town on solid waste management and environmental pollution on World Environment Day, 5th June 2009. It was a successful programme that witnessed the participation of students, organisations, residents of Leh and local administration. The campaign had activities mainly designed for school children, such as a quiz competition, skit presentation […]

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Capacity building of the Renewable Energy Development Cooperative Society

Capacity building of the Renewable Energy Development Cooperative Society Ltd. (REDCO) for income generation activities and awareness generation for sustainable development of Durbuk block, Leh district, J&K Location: Durbuk, Leh Funding Agency: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Duration: 2-year (2009-10) Context Many of the remote and isolated villages in Ladakh are yet to […]

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