Be it health, water, cleanliness or alcohol consumption, villages in rural Maharashtra are witnessing a silent movement in the last few years, thanks to the women sarpanches at the helm.

Women & Sanitation

Tourism’s footprint is too big for Leh’s infrastructure

Eight years of reforms have turned government schools around in Leh district

Solar is Ladakh s way out of the diesel trap

But will there be a place for traditional institutions in modern local self governance?

Ladakh s leadership is alive to many problems. But, challenges are not easy

Thupstan Chhewang, Chief Executive Councillor and chairperson of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council LAHDC speaks to Down To Earth.

Ladakh survives on its farms. But can agriculture survive government policies?