Browsing All posts tagged under »Environment«

Relief In Uttarakhand-Avoid Old Mindset And Jargons

July 19, 2013

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In this article it is argued that Disaster Management practice in India need to change the old mindset of disaster relief, to include quick planning and actions, using verifiable space data and avoid delay causing detailed assessments in deciding any government run relief package. We need to be cautions against the current jargons such as […]

Inept Leading to Bharat Nirman

June 11, 2013

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It seems that the dynasty ruled mindset will not go from Indian minds so easily. A dynasty ruled country still believes in ‘imported’, to keep the momentum. No vision and plans for development! While there are more definitive plans to divide on ‘secularism’ and ‘communalism’ agenda. Those able to lead, were sidelined by hook or […]

Mountain Perspective and India’s Water Policy

February 20, 2012

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In this article suggestions have been given to the government of India in context to its draft National Water Policy 2012 towards water resource planning, development and management in the Mountains of India. This policy document talks about national level water related issues like; legal, usage, climate change adaptation, availability, management, pricing, infrastructure, planning, R […]

Lost Himalayas!

August 1, 2011

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We boast, we host, and we are lost! It sounds the legacy of mighty Himalaya and its people. Here, agencies seem boasting the urgency and the welfare of mountain ecosystem (!), while people in the region are hosting their dialogues with utmost care, and then they are lost somewhere. The remains of show become reports […]

Adapting to Climatic Changes: Agro-pastoral communities in Himalaya

May 17, 2011

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With over 1.3 billion people living in extremely fragile ecosystem of Himalaya, its mountains provide sustenance, livelihoods and prosperity to millions of people downstream. Given the scenario of lifestyle of various communities living in far-flung areas of Himalayan Mountains, the process of development is taking its own course, which is also happening with agro-pastoral communities […]