Ladakh’s Industrial Land Allotment Policy 2023 Aims for Local Prosperity and Sustainable Development: Advisor

VoL Desk, Nov. 14: After widespread public outcry following the introduction of the Ladakh Industrial Land Allotment Policy 2023, Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Advisor to LG Ladakh, addressed public concerns during a press conference in Leh.

In his statements to the media, he emphasized that the fundamental objectives of the policy were geared towards creating employment opportunities for locals, fostering the growth of the local economy, promoting prosperity, and improving the living standards of t...

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Controversy Erupts Over Ladakh’s New Industrial Land Allotment Policy, Challenging Autonomy and Environmental Concerns

VoL Desk, Nov. 06: The recently finalised “Ladakh Industrial Land Allotment Policy – 2023” seems to have sparked public outrage once again against the Administration of Union Territory of Ladakh. As per critics, the recent policy contradicts the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Act 1995, which empowers the two elected local autonomous bodies of Leh and Kargil districts for land allotment. However, the recent policy for industrial land allotment has vested this power in the three Si...

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Leather product training with CSIR-CLRI-Chennai organised by Industries Deptt. Ladakh

Leh, May 03: In an ongoing endeavour to create an ecosystem of skilled women to become successful entrepreneurs, and enterprising Self-Help Groups, an awareness cum product demonstration training programme has been organised by the Department of Industries and Commerce, Ladakh with experts from CSIR – Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai at the Department of Handicrafts, from 2nd to 4th May in Leh and on 5th and 6th May in Kargil.

Secretary, Industries & Commerce Department,Ladakh ...

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DoIC Ladakh organises one-day PMFME seminar in Leh

Leh, Feb 23: Department of Industries and Commerce, UT Ladakh today organised a one-day seminar on the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) scheme in collaboration with the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) and the Dalit Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DICCI) at Sindhu Sanskriti Kendra, Leh.

Executive Councillor, Industries, LAHDC Leh, Ghulam Mehdi presided over the event.

The seminar aimed to encourage the SC/ST and other minority e...

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Joint Director Industries, Commerce, Handloom and Handicraft visits Zanskar

Kargil, Jan 18, 2023: Joint Director, Industries, Commerce, Handloom and Handicraft, UT Ladakh, Lakshay Singhal on Tuesday visited Zanskar Sub Division by road.

The Joint Director inspected and reviewed the ongoing various schemes and also discussed the problems faced by the employees.

The concerned officials raised various issues like electricity, steel gate and paint for the Handloom Building and also discussed other minor issues. The JD assured the officials that the issues will be ...

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Seabuckthorn buyer-seller meet held in Ladakh

Buyers from Leh&Kargil deliberate on improving supply chain with buyers

Leh, Dec10:Commissioner/Secretary Industries & Commerce Ladakh, Saugat Biswas today chaired a buyer-seller meet organized by the department in which seabuckthorn sellers of Ladakh and buyers from various states participated.

The aim of the meet was to deliberate on the prevailing scenario of the Seabuckthorn supply chain, the products manufactured by the buyers, interventions required for improving the chain; impro...

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DIC Leh conducts “Entrepreneurship Awareness Program”

Singhal stresses on importance of multiplication of funds

Leh, Sep 29: Directorate of Industries and Commerce (DIC), Ladakh today organized a day long Entrepreneurship Awareness program for the students of National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) and ITI.

The program was designed to give the students an insight into the enormous scope in entrepreneurship. Discussions were held on financial assistance schemes by GoI such as Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Mi...

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Advisor Ladakh reviews draft Sustainable Industrial Policy, Ladakh 2022-27

Leh, September 2: Advisor, Ladakh Umang Narula reviewed the draft for Ladakh Sustainable Industrial Policy-2022 at Civil Secretariat, Leh. The vision of the draft is to create an enabling ecosystem and service sectors; enhance the scale of economic development and employment opportunities and ensure sustainable development to make a self-reliant UT Ladakh.

While reviewing the draft Ladakh Sustainable Industrial Policy, 2022 Advisor Narula stated that unambiguous categorization of industri...

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IITs to collaborate in Entrepreneurship development in Ladakh

Series of workshops being organised by Industries Department

Leh, May 08: Industries and Commerce Department, Ladakh organized first in the series of workshops on ‘Enterprising Ladakh’ wherein team from three IITs (IIT Kanpur, IIT Bombay & IIT Delhi) were invited to assist in the development of an entrepreneurship and incubation eco-system for the entrepreneurs of Ladakh.

The members Dr. Anil Verma, Professor in Chemical engineering, Head continuing education program, IIT Delhi; Dr.Ani...

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Industries Dept, Ladakh holds workshop with IHBT-CSIR to boost Food Processing Industry

Leh, April 12: Industries and Commerce Department, Ladakh organized a workshop with the Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT) Palampur (Lab of CSIR) in Food Processing Technologies under One District One Product, medicinal plants, and other produces of Ladakh. An expert team comprising three scientists from CSIR-IHBT, Palampur who are domain experts in various fields participated in the workshop.

In his opening remarks, the Commissioner/ Secretary, Industries and Commerce, ...

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