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What is the News?
The Union Minister has announced several initiatives for the Ladakh region.
What are the initiatives announced for the Ladakh region?
Firstly, Snow Sculpture will be introduced in Ladakh in a big way from the winter season as a tourist attraction.
Secondly, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) is promoting “Leh Berry” which is an exclusive food product of the cold desert and also a means of wide-ranging entrepreneurship as well as self-livelihood.
Thirdly, Commercial cultivation of three medicinal plants will begin this spring season at a height of above 15,000 feet. This also includes “Sanjeevani Booty”, locally known as “Sola” which has very high life-saving and therapeutic properties.
Source: This post is based on the article “Union Minister says Snow Sculpture will be introduced in Ladakh in a big way from winter season as a tourist attraction” published in PIB on 14th Feb 2022.