Category Archives: Events

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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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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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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Ecological Sanitation Workshop

Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG), in collaboration with Eco-Solutions, organised the workshop entitled “Ecological Sanitation” to encourage use of eco-friendly toilets in Ladakh. Students, agronomists, engineers, public health workers, guest house owners, property builders, water and sanitation engineers, and environmentalists were invited to participate in the workshop, which took place in Leh, Ladakh on 11 May 2006. Paul Calvert, […]

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