With only 0.05% of the total area of the country, Delhi is home to 1.34% of India's population. This creates enormous pressure on natural and man-made resources, and generates situations in which non-health determinants may take precedence over the conventional determinants directly associated with health and health care.

Performance of different high altitude plant species was observed in avalanches affected area at the top of Jawahar Tunnel (3200 m amsl) situated on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Banihal, J & K.