Climate Change: 60 percent Vulnerable Districts of India are in Assam

Local weather Change: 60 p.c Susceptible Districts of India are in Assam

Mahanta replying to a query by fellow BJP member Mrinal Saikia of Khumtai constituency in Golaghat district stated that out of those 15 districts, Karimganj is essentially the most susceptible one.

Assam’s Barak Valley consists of three districts that are viz., Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj and all of them are susceptible however Karimganj is extra within the crimson zone, Mahanta added in his assertion.

Silchar in Cachar district witnessed the worst flood it has ever seen in July this yr when 95 p.c of the city went beneath water.

The opposite districts that are battling local weather change in Assam are Baksa, Barpeta, Darrang, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Goalpara, Golaghat, Kokrajhar, Morigaon, Sivasagar, Sonitpur and Tinsukia.

Mahanta citing a 2021 report by Council of Vitality, Surroundings and Water which is a public coverage suppose tank in India stated that Assam scored essentially the most within the total vulnerability index within the nation which is a reason behind concern for the state.

He additionally added that Doyang river which flows by means of Golaghat district in Assam has not witnessed a traditional monsoon for the final 30 years.