Climate vulnerability Index

Question: Which of the following state has been given top rank in Climate vulnerability index?
(a) Assam
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Nagaland
(d) Himachal Pradesh
Answer :(a)
Related facts:

  • Climate vulnerability index is published for India.
  • It was published by Department of Science and Technology under the ministry of Science and Technology.
  • It was prepared for the 12 Himalayan states.
  • In this index ranking a given between 0 and 1.
  • Where 0 indicates least vulnerable and 1 indicates most vulnerable.
  • In this index Assam and Mizoram get the point 0.72 and 0.71 which is highest in 12 Himalayan states.
  • The study was done by IIT Bangalore.
  • Sikkim is least vulnerable which got point 0.42.
  • In this index Jammu and Kashmir got 0.62.
  • In this report India is most vulnerable followed by Pakistan.

By Achyutanand Pandey


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