To mitigate the loss of young animals during the harsh winter months, the Department of Sheep Husbandry, Leh installed 448 kid pens in Nyoma subdivision, specifically benefitting the villages of Korzok, Kharnak, Koyul, Demjok, Dungti, Hanle, and Rongo. The initiative was taken under the vibrant village program.
The vibrant village program aims to create a more sustainable and resilient environment for livestock rearers in the region, particularly during the challenging winter season. Recognizing the vulnerability of young animals to the extreme weather conditions, the installation of these kid pens is a proactive step towards ensuring their well-being.
A total of 460 livestock rearers from the aforementioned villages actively participated in the program. Besides, department representatives were also present.