ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Towards a National Perspective

Reducing Earthquake Losses

The Bhuj earthquake once again underlined India's exposure to enormous seismic risks. The frequency of earthquakes in the last decade has presented serious public policy challenges. What is required is a national seismic mitigation programme that encourages both the structural and non-structural measures as means of reducing seismic risk and builds institutional capability.

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