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No End To The Himalayan Blunder?

No End To The Himalayan Blunder?
Posted: Jan 07, 2014 - 19:59

The response to recent Uttarakhand disaster is seemingly inadequate, writes Dr. Sudhirendar Sharma. It has not only been a policy failure but institutional inadequacies lie exposed too. Mountain peculiarities have remained an exercise in academic deliberations. Often piecemeal and repetitive, several high level committees of the state have neither been able to foresee latent threats nor been visionary to suggest out-of-box actions to strengthen mountain resilience.



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