International Conference on Landslides Risk Reduction and Resilience Current Affairs - 2020

Landslide Susceptibility mapping of Himalayas

The scientists from the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology operating under the Department of Science and Technology carried out a study covering 84 square kilometres in the Lesser Himalayas. According to the study, 15% of the region is highly susceptible to landslides. Highlights Mussoorie in Uttarakhand witnessed several landslides recently. The increase in the disaster Read More…

1st International Conference on Landslides Risk Reduction and Resilience

The 1st International Conference on ‘Landslides Risk Reduction and Resilience – 2019’ was held in New Delhi.  It was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy.  International Conference on Landslides Risk Reduction and Resilience Objective: To bring together all stakeholders including relevant ministries, organizations, departments, universities, as well as experts Read More…