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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(9): 3657-3662
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.909.451


Livelihood Security through Vegetable Cultivation in Tribal Belt of Ladakh
Kunzang Lamo, Parveen Kumar*, Dorjay Namgyal, Nasreen F. Kacho and Sonam Angchuk
KVK-Leh and KVK- Kargil, SKUAST-K, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The union territory of Ladakh is a cold arid desert with a majority of tribal population. The agriculture season here is limited for a few months owing to the harsh climatic conditions. In this extremely tough terrain; a farm women; Padma Dolkar from a remote village Chemday situated in district Leh of this region has taken the challenges of this harsh and tough terrain head-on. Dolkar is a mother, a wife, a gardener, a weaver and a spinner too. From vegetables production; both in season as well as by off season, she earned Rs.96, 479. Through handicrafts, she earns around Rs. 47000/year. Today she takes all the important decision related to domestic issues and those concerning her farm. This gives her a feeling of being empowered in the true sense.


Keywords: Cold arid, Off season production, Handicrafts
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Kunzang Lamo, Parveen Kumar, Dorjay Namgyal, Nasreen F. Kacho and Sonam Angchuk. 2020. Livelihood Security through Vegetable Cultivation in Tribal Belt of Ladakh.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(9): 3657-3662. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.909.451