IIT techie rebuilding lives in Uttarakhand
IIT Techie Rebuilding Lives in Uttarakhand. The institute is also planning to channelise the skills of local artisans to develop new design paradigms.
New Delhi: A year has passed since Uttarakhand was ravaged by floods, but the Himalayan state still lies in shambles. Hoping to avoid future disasters, IIT Roorkee is studying the "dynamic behaviour" of the rivers, which have changed their course, to adopt suitable measures, says its director Pradipta Banerji.