Ladakh is amongst the highest intensity of solar radiation locations in India.

With more than 320 clear sunny days in a year, and average daily global solar radiation as high as 2022 kWh/m2/annum, Ladakh is a favorable hotspot for solar power generation in India.

Ladakh, the Northern-most union territory of India, shares its international border with China, Pakistan and Afghanistan. It lies in the Greater-Himalayan ranges with salt and freshwater lakes, sand dunes and camels. Indus, Zanskar, and Shyok are the major rivers that flow through the UT. It is well-connected with a domestic airport in Leh.


Northern-most union territory of India


Average daily global solar radiation as high as 2,022 kWh/m2/annum


Ladakh is well known for dry Apricot


The beautiful paintings, sculptures and ancient books preserved in the monasteries, and Pangong Lake, are sources of attraction to the tourists.

The number of Indian and Foreign tourists visiting Ladakh has been increasing at a CAGR of 33.12% and 20.75%, respectively.


The UT is well known for dry Apricot.

Fruits like walnut, pear, peach almond and grapes are grown in the warmer lower belts. The Indus belt has great potential for growing of fruit crops like Apricot & Apple.


Urbanisation Rate

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Female/Male Ratio

Male/Female Ratio

An extremely thinly populated UT, Ladakh has a density of only 5 persons per sq. km.


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