Ladakh Lieutenant Governor has inaugurated curtain raiser event of India International Science Festival (IISF)-2020 in Leh today. It was organised virtually at Defence Institute of High Altitude Research. Lieutenant Governor Mr. Mathur underlined the importance of taking science and technology to remote parts of the country while highlighting the requirements of adaptations of science and technology for sustainability in environmentally fragile places like Ladakh. India International science festival launched in 2015 is a celebration to promote science and technology and how science could lead India towards a developed nation. The festival also aims at how Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) provide solutions to improve lives.