Category Archives: Projects

Installation of Improved Water Mills in Kargil

Funding Agency: Integrated Rural Energy Project, Jammu Year of installation: 2009 The improvement of traditional water mill (locally known as Rantak) is done by improving various components of the traditional mill. But, most significant is the replacement of the traditional wooden runner with a hydraulically better-shaped metallic runner that has cup shaped blades. This increases […]

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Fruit processing in collaboration with Sir Dorabji TATA trust Mumbai

Duration: 2013 – 2015 Project goal: Sustainable Utilisation of Natural Resources for improved earnings through Value Addition & Increased Agricultural Productivity. Project Funder: The project is supported by R D Tata Trust, India Aims and Objectives: Augmentation of Income sources through Sustainable & Efficient utilisation of Indigenous Resources. Like any other mountain community, agriculture in Ladakh […]

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Urban Water Health Leh research (URWAHL)

Project period:  08/2012 – 04/2015 Project area: Leh Funding agencies: European Commission German Research Foundation Project partners: Ladakh Ecological Development Group, India (LEDeG), Bonn Asia Center (BAZ) at University of Bonn, ZEF Water Pollution and Health Initiative Context: This interdisciplinary study analyses towns facing large-scale transformation due to rapid economic growth (e.g. through tourism) against […]

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