Department of Science and Technology’s is planning to have a climate portal, whereby users can get district-wise data on the risks faced by them. This follows the publishing of climate vulnerability index of for 12 Himalayan States.
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) will be commissioning a study to assess the climate risks faced by States in India.
Eventually it plans to have a climate portal, whereby users can zoom in on any district in the country and get a sense of what kind of risks — climate, socio-economic — are present.
This follows an assessment of the global warming risks faced by 12 Himalayan States that found States such as Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand vulnerable to climate change.