Promoting bamboo as earthquake-proof building material in Manipur

Science & Tech

Northeast India is highly vulnerable to earthquakes as geo-morphologically, the region falls under the Seismic Hazard Zone V, the highest in the seismic map of India, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). In view of it, there is a growing push for large-scale bamboo plantation and promotion of its use as an earthquake-proof…

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