New Andamans: The Aftermath of Tsunami in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

@inproceedings{Reddy2018NewAT,
  title={New Andamans: The Aftermath of Tsunami in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands},
  author={Sunita Reddy},
  year={2018}
}
Lieutenant Governor (LG) Ramachandra Ganesh Kapse made a commitment to rebuild the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar into ‘New Andamans’ after the 2004 tsunami. He declared that INR 30 billion would be required for reconstructing and modernizing infrastructure in the islands, focusing on tourism, fisheries, and high value agriculture in the process of rehabilitation. This chapter analyzes the development plans post-tsunami, focusing on the long-term rehabilitation, livelihoods, and… CONTINUE READING