The department is supplying drinking water for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evenings.

Concerns over developing transmission infrastructure, tariff costs remain

Industry players have sought more time from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to complete their site visits in Leh and Ladakh districts, where the government plans to set up solar parks

LEH, Jan 1: Waaree Energies, India’s largest solar PV manufacturer, today unveiled its 25 KW rooftop solar project at Himalayan Institute of Alternatives (HIAL).

The twin solar parks at Leh and Kargil have seen no headway, even as the Centre has also restricted funding for the last two financial years.

Admi-tting that there has been frequent incidence of flood in Leh district of Ladakh region since last six years, Jammu and Kashmir Government today said it is most likely due to climate change.

More than 40 houses were completely damaged while as many were filled with debris and mudslides due to floods in this district in Ladakh region.

Conventional energy resources are fast depleting and therefore alternative resources are required to sustain the fast progress and development of any nation. This
situation is more pertinent to India where fast growing population and developmental activities are posing major challenges to the government as the country has
limited resources of energy. Therefore, focused research should be intensified to explore the potential of geothermal energy resources in India. Realizing its

Bone-chilling weather continued in Jammu and Kashmir today as overnight temperatures remained several notches below the freezing point in the valley and Ladakh region.

This paper argues that climate change adaptation policies often fail to gain priority status both nationally and locally. While the most severe impacts of climate change are being felt through major disasters, less dramatic events go unnoticed wreaking havoc on local livelihoods.

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