Category Archives: Other activities

Research on high altitude adaptation

This 3-year project, lasting from 2009 to 2012, was implemented by scientists and researchers from the National Institute of Humanity and Research (NIHR), Japan, in close collaboration with Ladakh Institute of Prevention (LIP) and LEDeG. The project examined how humans have adapted to high-altitude environments physiologically, ecologically and culturally. Project researchers documented the health status […]


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 […]