Extreme Altitude Research Centre

The DRDO’s DIHAR (Defence Institute of High Altitude Research ) had established Extreme Altitude Research Centre, world’s highest laboratory in Ladakh near the Pengong Lake. It would not only serve as natural cold storage for preserving endangered and rare medical plants for future generations but also engage in research work in frontal areas of food and agriculture and bio-medical sciences for well-being of the soldiers deployed in high altitude cold desert.

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