At 17,600 Feet, DRDO sets up world’s highest terrestrial research centre

New Delhi, Oct. 4 (ANI): Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) established the world’s highest terrestrial centre at 17,600 feet above sea level at Changla 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 was inaugurated by Director General, DRDO Dr S Christopher.

According to reports, 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.

A large number of Life Sciences activities are proposed to be undertaken at this centre. (ANI)

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