At which place DRDO has set up the world’s highest Terrestrial Research Centre?

At which place DRDO has set up the world’s highest Terrestrial Research Centre?
[A]Leh
[B]Srinagar
[C]Ladakh
[D]Anantnag

Ladakh
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) set up the world’s highest terrestrial centre at 17,600 feet above sea level at Chang la near Pengong lake in Ladakh. The centre will serve as a natural cold storage for preserving rare and endangered medical plants for generations to come. The centre will act as an important utility for 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. Along with Life Sciences the centre, may provide unique opportunity to other labs and establishments of DRDO for testing and evaluation of electronics and communication devices, It will serve as testing platform for various materials that can be used for high altitude applications, batteries, fuel cells, UAV’s micro engines in extreme cold conditions 17,600 feet above mean sea level.

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