Uttarakhand In Extreme Danger Zone, High Probability Of A Major Earthquake Soon

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Vinod K Gaur, a professor at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics in Bengaluru, emphasised on the need to create awareness so that quake-resistant building techniques are adopted by the people at the grass-root level.

Scientists have warned that North Indian state Uttarakhand might face a major earthquake in the coming time. A two-day national workshop on disaster resilient infrastructure in the Himalayas concluded in Dehradun with scientists highlighting the high probability of a major earthquake in the regio

Scientists participating in the event were unanimous in their view about the high possibility of a devastating earthquake in Uttarakhand, where the last major tremor occurred at least 600 years ago, and asked the state government to work towards building tremor-resilient infrastructure.
In his keynote address, Vinod K Gaur, a professor at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics in Bengaluru, emphasised on the need to create awareness so that quake-resistant building techniques are adopted by the people at the grass-root level.

Scientists participating in the event were unanimous in their view about the high possibility of a devastating earthquake in Uttarakhand, where the last major tremor occurred at least 600 years ago, and asked the state government to work towards building tremor-resilient infrastructure.
In his keynote address, Vinod K Gaur, a professor at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics in Bengaluru, emphasised on the need to create awareness so that quake-resistant building techniques are adopted by the people at the grass-root level.

 

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