Defence Institute of High Altitude Research

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Defence Institute of High Altitude Research
Established1962
DirectorDr Om Prakash Chaurasia
LocationLeh, Ladakh, India
Operating agency
DRDO
Websitehttps://www.drdo.gov.in/labs-and-establishments/defence-institute-high-altitude-research-dihar

The Defence Institute of High Altitude Research [1](DIHAR) is a defence laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)[2] located in Leh city of Ladakh in India.[3] It conducts research on cold arid agro-animal technologies.

History[edit]

In 2020, with an intent to make the DRDO leaner and more effective, it was proposed to merge the Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER), "Defence Institute of High Altitude Research" (DIHAR), and Defence Research Laboratory (DRL). The collaboration with the Defence Food Research Laboratory and the Central Food Technological Research Institute of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will be enhanced.[4]

Administration[edit]

DIHAR is headed by a director. The present director of DIHAR is Dr. Om Prakash Chaurasia.

See also[edit]

Research
Borders
Conflicts
Tourism and infrastructure
Geography

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) | Defence Research and Development Organisation - DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Government of India". www.drdo.gov.in. Retrieved 2022-04-28.
  2. ^ "DRDO establishes COVID-19 facility at Defence Institute of High Altitude Research". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2022-01-24.
  3. ^ "Where is Defence Institute of High-Altitude Research (D - GKToday". www.gktoday.in. Retrieved 2022-01-24.
  4. ^ DRDO to become leaner and more focused on futuristic technology, The Week, 25 April 2021.

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