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K. M. Baharul Islam1, Archan Mitra2, Asif Khan3 and Sayani Das4

First Published 20 Feb 2024. https://doi.org/10.1177/0976030X241226520
Article Information Volume 15, Issue 1 January 2024
Corresponding Author:

Asif Khan, Department of Social Work, University of Delhi, New Delhi 110007, India.
Email: khanasif54@gmail.com

1 Centre of Excellence in Public Policy and Government, Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, Uttarakhand, India

2 School of Media Studies, Presidency University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

3 Department of Social Work, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

4 Institute of Mass Communication, Film and Television Studies, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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The imminent climate disaster demands prompt consideration and implementation of measures in susceptible areas like Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Utilizing secondary data, this study conducts a rigorous examination of the climate risk assessment, management, and governance dynamics within the region. It aims to elucidate the complex interaction between historical climate patterns, existing vulnerabilities, and potential approaches for mitigating risks and enhancing governance. This study examines the evolving climate patterns in Kullu’s region, highlighting the urgent requirement for effective water management practices and resilient agricultural strategies. The research provides advance notice of the forthcoming hydrological risks, emphasizing the need for a combination of scientific advancements and community involvement in developing effective governance approaches. Additionally, the researcher emphasizes the significance of improving early warning systems, promoting community-centered initiatives, and reassessing policy frameworks to cultivate a future characterized by resilience and sustainable adaptation in the region of Kullu. This study proposes that by incorporating empirical information and local knowledge, an integrative trajectory may be established to provide a sustainable road for Kullu. This pathway would enable Kullu to withstand climate adversities and promote a happy cohabitation with nature. The abstract serves as an invitation for readers to further explore the research conducted in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. The research provides a comprehensive collection of valuable insights, strategies, and potential future directions for climate risk management in the area. It emphasizes the importance of adopting a collaborative, well-informed, and proactive approach to climate governance in the region.


Clinical governance/decision making, environmental monitoring and analysis, government and governance, risk assessment


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