Hello and welcome to the Current Affair's Portal of ExamPundit.in. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 3 October 2015 inaugurated an Extreme Altitude Research Centre at Chang La, Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir at 17600 feet above mean sea level. It is the world’s highest terrestrial research and development centre.
It is situated 75 km off Leh town towards Pangong Lake.
The centre has been established by the Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR), Leh, a constituent establishment of DRDO.
The centre will serve as a natural cold storage for preserving rare and endangered medicinal plants for generations.
The centre will be highly useful for Research & Development work in anterior areas of food and agriculture and bio-medical sciences for safety of the soldiers deployed in high-altitude cold desert.
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