Time to Dust Off the Climate Plan?
The Uttarakhand disaster invited much criticism, but to say that the state government was unaware of the possibility of such a disaster would be unfair. In 2012 the Uttarakhand Action Plan on Climate Change, based on wide consultations, assessed possibilities and steps needed to avert such disasters. Despite the extensive information provided in the document, it fails to be "implementable" due to issues of financing and bureaucratic initiative among others.
Jogesh A., 2013. Time to Dust off the Climate Plan? Economic and Political Weekly. XLVII(48)