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‘Philosophy Driving Ladakh Development Plan Is Carbon Neutrality’

"Carbon neutrality as a philosophy pervades every sector and decision regarding Lada­kh’s development. We’ve lau­nched the Mission Organic Development Initiative (MODI), which will play a key role in achieving carbon neutrality in agriculture," says Ladakh’s first lieutenant-governor Radha Krishna Mathur

‘Philosophy Driving Ladakh Development Plan Is Carbon Neutrality’
‘Philosophy Driving Ladakh Development Plan Is Carbon Neutrality’
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2021-08-02T22:07:45+05:30

Ladakh’s first lieutenant-governor Radha Krishna Mathur laid down his vision for the region, with focus on environment, tourism and primary sector, in an interview with Outlook Bureau.

What are the key industrial sectors that Ladakh will focus on in the next five years?

Every developmental project we have framed for Ladakh after the formation of the Union Territory is in sync with the vision of the Prime Minister to make Lad­akh a carbon-neutral territory. This is also in tune with the wishes of people of Ladakh for an environment-friendly developmental plan.

That is why we are providing much-needed propulsion to primary sectors like handloom and handicraft, focusing on Pashmina, yak and camel wool. Cultivation of high-value agricultural products, horticulture, floriculture, dairy and fisheries, with processing of primary products such as sea buckthorn, apricot, etc. is also being given necessary boost.

An important sector is development of renewable energy, where...

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