State Snapshots

  • Finest pashmina wool in the world comes from Ladakh
  • 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

Key Industries

  • Horticulture
  • Tourism

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.