SWASTIIK,Safe Water and Sustainable Technology Initiative from Indian Knowledgebase, Dr VM Bhandari

Satellite-based real-time monitoring of Himalayan glacial catchments can strengthen early flood warning & minimize disaster risk

New Delhi, April 22, 2021: Satellite-based real-time monitoring of Himalayan glacial catchments would improve understanding of flood risk in the region and help inform an early flood warning system that could help curb disaster and save human lives, says a recent study. This should be the future strategy to reduce loss of human lives during […]

Aerosols in Indo-Gangetic Plain have led to increased incidents of high rainfall in the Himalayan foothills

New Delhi, December 10, 2020: Scientists have found that aerosols like black carbon and dust, which makes the Indo-Gangetic Plain one of the most polluted regions of the world, have led to increased incidents of high rainfall events in the foothills of the Himalayan Region. The Indo-Gangetic Plainis located South and upwind of the Himalayan foothills. […]