S & T intervention for post-disaster reconstruction efforts in Uttarakhand

There is a need to develop short term, medium term and long term strategy for reconstruction, rehabilitation and developmental activities of Uttarakhand. This include: Damage assessment, geographical mapping of hazard zonation, reconstruction of damage houses, roads and communication infrastructure, enhance livelihood opportunities for rural people, strengthening of communication systems for early warning and emergency response, strengthening
institutional capacity and linkages, main streamlining remote sensing and GIS technology in developmental planning, strengthening of scientific observational network, monitoring and evaluation of developmental activities and capacity building for sustainable management of natural resources.