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Heatwaves: What can UP, Bihar learn from Gujarat?

Heatwaves: What can UP, Bihar learn from Gujarat?

In the summer of 2010, a city in Gujarat reported around 800 deaths due to extreme heatwaves. As a result, in 2013, the city's municipal corporation and partners came up with India's very first heat action plan. While this plan helped the city save more than a thousand lives to date, several people, on the other hand, succumbed due to a lack of proper infrastructure and awareness in other parts of Northern India. What can India's some of the most populous states –– UP and Bihar, learn from Ahmedabad? Let's find out

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