The engineering solutions put in place to tackle the issue of floods has created more problems than solutions in Bihar, says Dinesh Mishra in an interview.
The first lecture was on the Ganges by Rama Rauta and K C Sivaramakrishnan, and the third on the river systems of Bihar--Kosi and Bagmati--by Dr. Dinesh Mishra.
posted 5 years 3 months ago
In his book titled 'Bandini Mahananda', Dinesh Mishra describes the vicious circle of embankments that has created more problems than solutions in Bihar.
In this video, Dr. Dinesh Mishra explains why Bihar is so vulnerable to flooding and more importantly, why structural measures (embankments) have caused more harm than good.
News this month: Maharashtra faces the impact of climate change; Developing El Nino raises fear of a weak Indian monsoon; India's water crisis to worsen in the coming years, says UN.
The overall goal of the programme is to strengthen community resilience against climate change impacts and water induced hazards in the Koshi Basin