JK News Today

Jammu, Nov. 18

Governor N.N. Vohra has congratulated  Sonam Wangchuk, an environmentalist, for winning the “Rolex Award 2016” for his Ice Stupa Artificial Glacier Project in Phyang Village in Ladakh.


Governor appreciated Wangchuk’s innovative technique to store water in the form of a pyramidical ice mountain which, on melting during the summer season, provides water for varied uses. In his message, the Governor lauded Mr. Wangchuk’s continuing initiatives for finding solutions to important local problems and wished him high success in all his future endeavours.