A great change is seen in local masses of ladakh as it become a union territory (UT). Therefore, many steps were also taken by Prime minister Modi to improve it
Online PR News – 06-November-2019 – Ladakh – After becoming the union territory of Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's has taken some great steps to make Ladakh as a leading tourist destination, Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IISM), Gulmarg in collaboration with Indian Institute of Travel and Tourism Management (IITTM) and Ministry of Tourism covered by the leadership of Minister Prahlad Patel has organised an adventure tourism trekking course.
The 10-day course urge to provide an academic training in mountain trekking to today's generation and provide them with hands on experience. The candidates are expected to go through a briefing following which they'll cover fields like Spithuk, Zinchen, Rumbak, Stok La and then again move to Leh.The first batch started on September 24, 2019 and over 30 local youngsters were entered. The Ministry plans to train 90 local youths over three batches.
The training session is expected to be completed by October 12, 2019. The objective is to update basic trekking skills among the local masses so that they can explore employment as a tour guide and use these skills to become entrepreneurs in the field.