The Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS-XI), a flagship program of the Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI) concluded on 12th October 2022, in Leh, Ladakh.
This program which began with the Himalayan Youth Summit on the 9th saw a galaxy of participants and speakers from across India and the world. The theme of the Youth Summit was ‘Sustainability and Entrepreneurship’. The youth attending both in person and online came up with a declaration which was presented to the Honourable Minister, MoEFCC Shri Bhupender Yadav during the inaugural function of SMDS-XI. The same was presented to the President of IMI during the valedictory function.