Urban floods: lessons from Jammu & Kashmir
Putting a stop to unmindful concretisation of lake beds and drainage channels can save cities from disastrous floods
What’s stalling flood management projects? CAG points to lack of integrated approach
In at least eight out of 17 states and UTs studied, flood management works were executed without detailed project reports
Why are flood-prone states slacking in policy implementation
Most states have not identified or demarcated affected areas in spite of recommendations by multiple committees
Shortfall in Centre’s assistance delayed flood management projects: CAG
Assam, one of the worst-hit states, witnessed a 60 per cent shortfall in release of central funds for implementing flood management programme
Bihar floods: the state caught napping, once again
Despite being inundated by overflowing rivers every year, Bihar, like many other states, delayed approval of flood management projects sometimes …
Centre sets up committee to improve management of water resources in Northeast
The high-level committee will identify gaps in the existing mechanism and submit a plan of action by June 2018
Kerala floods: What to expect when none of the 61 dams have any emergency plan?
Deep-rooted mistakes unearthed when a CAG audit report on flood control and forecasting was analysed
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Bihar to use drones to watch over embankments
At least 12 drones will be deployed in the first phase, according to state’s water resources department
COVID-19, floods: Bihar stares at twin challenge with onset of monsoon
Bihar Chief Secretary Deepak Kumar held a meeting with top officials on June 10 to review preparedness measures
What happened to India’s flood management plan?
There is no national-level flood control authority in India — 43 years after the country’s first and last commission …