River Embankments are passive defence works, consisting of earthen structures built along the edges of a stream or river channel to prevent flooding of the adjacent land. In recent years, the risk assessment of river embankments has received great attention as consequence of the considerable socio-economic damages caused by flooding.
Soil and water conservation are those activities at the local level which maintain or enhance the productive capacity of the land including soil, water and vegetation in areas prone to degradation through..
A #landslide is a large movement of #rock, #debris or #earth triggered by natural causes such as #earthquakes or heavy #rainfall. Multiple & aggressive human activities like #construction without adequate grading of #slopes, poorly planned alteration of #drainage patterns, and disturbing old landslides may impact natural drainage by removing #soil and #vegetation, #looseningsoil and gravel and making the hills more susceptible to landslides.
#Roads- #highways, #railways, #airports, #metro, #ports potentially increase productivity and enables seamless functioning of other business sectors in an economy.
The sector is highly responsible for propelling India’s overall development and enjoys intense focus from Government for initiating policies (GDP Growth Policies, Creation of Jobs, Pushing Liquidity in market are few of them), that would ensure time-bound creation of world class infrastructure in the country.