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Ongoing Projects of GSI Back to Lanslide Hazard

Macro scale (1:50,000) landslide susceptibility mapping (LSM) under NLSM Programme

  • • 37 items of Macro scale LSM under NLSM project in: Assam ( 83 G/5, 6, 7, 9, 83C/16, 83H/1), Meghalaya (78O/2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 16), Mizoram and Tripura (84E/1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 83H/4, 8 ), Manipur & Nagaland (83 J/10, 13, 14, 15, 83M/4, 83N/1, 2, 3, 4, 83O/1, 2, 83K/10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 83L/9), Karnataka (48P/13, 14, 48O/3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12, 16), Kerala (48L/13, 14, 48P/1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 11 58B/2, 6, 7, 10, 11, 58C/10, 11, 14, 15), Tamil Nadu (58F/2, 3, 7, 58B/15), Himachal Pradesh (53E/4, 53B/13, 53F/1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10,11, 14, 53A/12, 16), J & K (43K/14, 15, 43O/2, 43P/13, 14), Uttarakhand (53O/1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 12, 16, 62C/4, 6, 7, 8), and Maharashtra (47H/5, 9, 13 47G/10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 48I/1, 2, 5, 47L/1, 4, 8, 47K/3, 4) covering about 52,020 km2 areas.

Landslide Susceptibility Mapping (LSM) on Meso (1:10,000) scale

  • Landslide Susceptibility Mapping along Singtam-Mangkha-Dikchu Road Corridor, East and North District, Sikkim
  • Landslide susceptibility mapping along Singhik-Manul-Paegum-Chungthang road sector of north Sikkim highway, North District, Sikkim.
  • Landslide susceptibility zonation and slope stability study along Gorubathan-Lava road, Kalimpong sub-division, Darjeeling District, West Bengal

Site-specific Landslide Mapping on Micro (>1:2000) scale

  • Detailed geological mapping of Mansadevi Landslide, Haridwar district and Jurassi Landslide in Nainital District, Uttarakhand
  • Detailed geological investigation of Trangla Landslide in Batote, District Ramban, Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Detailed Site Specific Study of Kallarkutty Landslide, Idukki District, Kerala.
  • Detailed Site specific studies around Valley View Village, Nilgiri District, Tamil Nadu.
  • Identification and preliminary assessment of vulnerable/ risky inhabited hill slopes in parts of Mumbai Urban Agglomeration

Threshold modeling and Early Warning System

  • Study of landscape dynamics for landslide risk assessment in Darjeeling Himalayas.
  • Study of landscape dynamics for landside risk analysis in Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu.
  • Monitoring of Chibo and Gayabari (14th mile) landslides, Darjeeling & Kalimpong districts, West Bengal using InSAR.
Concluded Projects of GSI
Landslide work completed in Northeastern Region
State Field Season Locality Area Covered
Macro scale (1:50k/25k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
Assam 2003-04 Cachar district 405 sq. km
2002-03
2004-05
Guwahati Urban Complex 600 sq. km
2015-16 NLSM [78N/11,12,15,16,83B/4,83G/1,2,3,4] 4343 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [83 B/8, 12, 16, 83C/5, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15] 4248 sq. km
Arunachal Pradesh 2010-12 Dibang valley district 100 sq. km
2012-13 Bomdila – Tawang Sector   and Banderdewa road corridor 250 sq. km
Manipur and Nagaland 2003-04 Senapati district  
2004-05 Imphal  
2005-06 NH-39 corridor of Imphal-Kohima 300 sq. km
2006-07 NH-53 corridor of Imphal-Nungba 230 sq. km
2004-05 Kohima  
2015-16 NLSM [83 K/2,3,4,6,7,8,83G/14,15,16,83J/8,11] 7289 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [83 G/11, 12, 83J/4, 7, 12, 16, 83K/1, 5, 9,13] 7206 sq. km
Manipur and Nagaland 2005-06 NH-39 corridor of Imphal-Kohima 300 sq. km
2006-07 NH-53 corridor of Imphal-Nungba 230 sq. km
Meghalaya 2007-08 Road corridor of Shillong-Dawki 200 sq. km
2008-09 NH-44 of Shillong- Khliehriat 200 sq. Km
2015-16 NLSM [78O/14,15,83C/2,3] 2868 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [78O/9, 10, 13, 83C/1, 4, 7, 8] 4200 sq. km
Tripura and Mizoram 2002-03 Kolsaib district 750 sq. Km
2005-06 Lunglei Area  
1995-97 South Mizoram (Chimtuipui and Lunglei dt) 6700 sq. km
2015-16 NLSM [79 M/13,14,83D/4,8,84A/1,2,5,6,84A/10,14] 2833 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM[84A/9, 11, 13, 15, 83D/12, 16] 4216 sq. km
Sikkim 2006-08 Major road corridors in parts of East, West, North and South districts 1130 km
2015-16 NLSM[78A/7,8,11,12] 2034 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [78A/3, 4, 10, 15, 16] 1663 sq. km
Meso scale (1:10k/5k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
Meghalaya 2009-12 Shillong town 60 sq. km
Mizoram 2000-01 Serchip,  Chiahtiang Townships 25 sq. km
2005-06 Lunglei Area 28 sq. km
Sikkim 2014-16 Mangan Urban area 5 sq. km
Site-specific landslide mapping
  Sonapur, Meghalaya (FS 2004-06); Martam  Landslide, Rongpo  Landslide, 9 mile landslide complex, Sikkim (FS 2001-02); Malten, North District (FS 2002-03); Old Carbonment area, Gangtok, B2 slide, North Sikkim Highway, Sikkim (FS 2005-06);   Monitoring of 9 mile slide complex, Sikkim (FS 2006-08); Andheri Jhora Landslide on Ranipool Pakyong road, East District, Sikkim (FS 2009-10); Bojek, West District; Psochen Pheri, East District; Lanta-Khola, North District; Manvir colony, East district; Namak, East district; Theng, North district; Sub-Jail Complex area; Omchung Gyalshing, West Sikkim (FS 2010-12), Theng and Mayang Chu landslide, North Sikkim (FS 2010-12), Kyangsla and 17 Mile landslide, Gangtok-Nathu La Road, Sikkim, Sangkhola landslide on NH-31A, East district, Sikkim (FS 2014-15), 5th Mile Landslide on Gangtok-Nathula road, East Sikkim district, Sikkim (FS 2015-16)
Landslide inventory
  2002 Landslide inventory of NER (GSI Special Publication No. 71)
2003-2013 Landslide inventory of NER (380 incidences)
2014-15 Landslide inventory of major landslides (24 incidences)
  2013-14 Landslide inventory of major landslides (84 incidences)

Landslide work completed in Southern Region
State Field Season Locality Area Covered
  Tamil Nadu Macro scale (1:50k/25k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
2008-10 Kodaikanal Hill 700 sq. km
2005-06 Coonoor area 38 sq. km
2012-14 Mettuppalayam – Ooty road corridor via Coonoor and Kotagiri in Nilgiri district 200 sq. km
2007-08 Dindigul-Kodaikanal road corridor in Kodaikanal 200 sq. km
1980-82 Nilgiri Hills 1000 sq. km
2014-16 NLSM [58G/5,6,58A/7,11,12,15] 2379 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [58F/4, 8, 11,12, 14, 15, 58A/10, 14, 16, 58B/9, 13, 58E/2, 3] 2942 sq. km
Site-specific landslide mapping
Hospital slide, Nilgiri; Sidhivinayagar slide, Nilgiri; Kannimariamman slide, Nilgiri; Elk hill slide, Nilgiri; Kattabettu slide, Nilgiri; Manthada slide, Nilgiri; Kallar slide, Nilgiri; Labours’ colony slide, Nilgiri, Landslide near Porthimund dam, Nilgiri; Study of slope failures in Kodayar, Kanyakumari; Marapalam landslide, Nilgiri; Landslide in Geddai, Nilgiri; Slope stability problem in Parali powerhouse area, Coimbatore; Kodapanund Ambedkar Nagar Landslide, Nilgiri district.
Landslide inventory
1996-08 Total inventory of 583 slides
2006 Total inventory of 25 slides (Cloud burst on 14 Nov. 2006 in Nilgiri)
2009 Total inventory of 242 slides (Cloud burst on 8-9 Nov. 2009 in Nilgiri)
2014-15 Rainfall threshold modeling in Coonoor area in Nilgiri hills of Tamil Nadu
2014-15 Inventory of landslides in Varshanad Hills, Theni District (50 incidences)
2014-15 Inventory of landslides in Anaimalai Hills, Coimbatore District (131 incidences)
    Karnataka &       Goa Macro scale (1:50k/25k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
2008-10 Charmudi ghat section from Charmudi-Kotigehara-Kalasa and Saklespur-Uppinangadi, Dakshina Kannada and Chickamagalur districts, Karnataka 240 sq. km
2012-13 Virajpet –Madikere -Sulya road section Coorg district, Karnataka 150 sq. km
2013-14 Kumta - Karwar road corridor, Uttar Kannada district, Karnataka 120 sq. km
2014-16 NLSM [48J/1,5,6,7,8,9,11,48E/10,13,14,15,16, 48I/4, 48P/15,16] 7037 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [48P/1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 48L/13, 14] 5618 sq. km
Meso scale (1:10k/5k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
2007-08 Madikere town, Coorg district, Karnataka 80 sq.km
Site-specific landslide mapping
Biligeri slide, Coorg district (FS 2006-07); Neriya landslide, Dakshina Kannada district (FS 2009-10); Kadwad landslide, Uttar Kannada district (FS 2010-12); Sasnwad landslide, Uttar Kannada district (FS 2010-12); Cabo hills, Goa
Landslide inventory
2007-08 Total inventory of 101 slides in Karnataka and Goa
2008-09 Total inventory of 214 slides in Karnataka
2009-10 Total inventory of 110 slides in Karnataka
2010-12 Total inventory of 188 slides in Karnataka
2012-13 Total inventory of 108 slides in Karnataka and Goa
2013-14 Total inventory of 68 slides in Karnataka and Goa
    Kerala Macro scale (1:50k/25k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
2012-13 Wayanad district, Kerala 2500 sq. km
2013-14 Tamarasseri - Kalpatta road (NH -212), Kozhikode and Wayanad Districts 80 sq. km
2014-16 NLSM [49M/14,58A/1,2,3,5,6,7,11,58D/13,58H/1,2,5,6] 4793 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [49P/12, 16, 49 M/9, 13, 58A/8, 12, 16, 58B/9, 13, 58C/12,16,58G/4, 8] 4129 sq. km
Meso scale (1:10k/5k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
2006-07 Kurisumala, Kottayam district 20 sq.km
2007-08 Munnar, Idukki district 26 sq.km
2008-10 Amboori, Thiruvananthapuram district 22 sq.km
Site-specific landslide mapping
Kuttikanam slide, Idukki district (FS 2009-10); North Ommala slide, Palakkad district  (FS 2009-10); Vattoli slide, Thrissur district  (FS 2009-10); Varkala beach slide, Thiruvananthapuram District (FS 2010-12); Padinjarethara village slide, Wayanad District (FS 2010-12); Kuppukada landslide, Kozhikode District (FS  2010-12); Kunnamangalam Vayal landslide, Wayanad District (FS 2010-12); Govt. College slide, Munnar, Idukki district (FS 2012-13); Konnathadi slide, Idukki district (FS 2012-13); Kallala slide (FS 2006-07); Chengara slide,  Malappuram district (FS 2006-07); Palathumkadavu slide,  Kannur district (FS 2006-07); Kundarachola  (11/900, SH-305), Palakkad district (FS 2009-10); Landslide in Palakayam village, Palakkad; Landslide in Elachivali village, Pakakkad; Landslide in Kandalur Perumalai, Idukki; Mass movement studies in Palakkad, Palakkad; Landslide in Agamalavaran, Palakkad; Landslide in Kurusumala, Kottayam; Landslide in Amboori village, Tiruvananthapuram; Vellurkunnam slide, Ernakulam district(FS2016-17);
Landslide inventory
2009-10 Landslide inventory of major landslides (400 incidences) in Kerala
2010-13 Landslide inventory of major landslides (47 incidences) in Kerala
2013-14 Landslide inventory of major landslides (145 incidences) in Kerala

Landslide work completed in Northern Region
State Field Season Locality Area Covered
Macro scale (1:50k/25k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
      Uttarakhand 1992-95 Bhagirathi Catchment 2270 sq. km
1995-99 Ganga Catchment 3050 sq. km
2002-05 Yamuna Catchment                1800 sq. km
2005-09 Ramganga Catchment           2100 sq. km
2009-13 Bageshwar 1200 sq. km.
2012-14 Pithoragarh 812 sq. km.
2000-01 Yamunotri Yatra route                    150 km
2001-02 Gangotri Yatra route 120 km
1999-01 Kedarnath Yatra route                    100 km
1999-01 Badrinath Yatra route                     300 km
1999-02 Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra route    675 km
2006-07 Har Ki Dun-Tiuni route 175 km
2001-02 Tehri reservoir rim 9 sq. km.
2005-06 Ranikhet 100 sq. km.
2014-15 NLSM[53J/1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,15,16,53I/12,16,53N/2,3,7,10,53O/7,10,11,13,14,62C/1,2,5,] 15713 sq. km.
2015-16 2015-16 NLSM [53F/9,10,11,13,14,15,16,53J/4,10,14, 53I/8] 3587 sq. km.
2016-17 2016-17 NLSM [53K/1, 5, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 530/15, 62C/3] 4529 sq. km.
  Himachal     Pradesh 1981-82 Sutlej Catchment                          1040 sq. km
1992-94 Beas Catchment                    820 sq. km
1993-06 Ravi Catchment                      3710 sq. km
2002-03 Kalka-Shimla route                         100 km
2010-12 Narkanda-Rampur route  200 km
2009-10 Kangra-Sihunta-Dalhousie route 200 km
2008-09 Arakot-Rohru-Theog-Narkanda-Chail-Solan section 175 km
2006 Shimla town 110 sq. km
2015-16 NLSM [53E/1,2,3,53A/13,14,15,52D/16,52H/4] 5352 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [53E/6,7, 8,10, 11, 12, 14,15,16 53F/13] 5332 sq. km
  J&K 1992-93 Chenab Catchment                       450 sq. km
  Ramban – Jammu route                   60 km
  Katra – Vaisno Devi route       14 km
2015-16 NLSM [53E/1,2,3,53A/13,14,15,52D/16,52H/4] 3837 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [43P/9, 10, 43K/16, 43L/13] 2543 sq. km
Meso scale (1:10k/5k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
  Nanital (FS 1993-95), Bhimtal, Berinag, Joshimath (FS 2007-08),  
Vaisno Devi (FS 2006-07)  
Site-specific landslide mapping
  Dhak nala slide (FS 1970-71), Varunavat Parvat (FS 2002-09), Amiyan (FS 1991-92), Surbee slide in Uttarakhand (FS 2007-09), Lambagar slide (FS 2006-07), Pipalkoti slide zone (FS 2007-08), Semi village subsidence zone on NH-109 and Kamera subsidence zone on NH-58, Rudraprayag District (FS 2014-15), Chaledh and Dinka slide, Chamba, HP (FS 1993-94), Reckong Peo, HP (FS 2010-12), Semi and Kamera villages (FS 2014-15), Wariya and Banderkot villages (FS 2015-16), Barkot landslide (FS 2015-16) Mansadevi Landslide, Haridwar district and Jurassi Landslide in Nainital District, Uttarakhand (FS 2016-17);
Landslide inventory
  Upto 1997 Landslide inventory of major landslides (777 incidences) – (Special Publ. 71)
  1998-2005 Landslide inventory of major landslides (251 incidences)
  2013-14 Landslide inventory after Uttarakhand disaster of 2013 (330 incidences)

Landslide work completed in Central Region
State Field Season Locality Area Covered
Macro scale (1:50k/25k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
Maharashtra 2004-05 Malsej Ghat 60 sq. km
2013-15 Ratnagiri area 340 sq. km
2015-16 NLSM [47G/2,3,4,8,47H/11,15,47L/2,3] 2656 sq. km
2016-17 NLSM [47H/6, 10, 14,16 47G/6, 7, 48E/9, 10, 14] 4126 sq. km
Site-specific landslide mapping
  Maharashtra 2006-07 Bhilar landslide, Satara District
2008-09 Dasgaon landslide, Raigad District
2013-15 Amboli landslide, Sindhudurg District
2014-15 Malin landslide, Pune District
2015-16 Identification of vulnerable inhabited slopes in parts of Raigad, Ratnagiri. Pune and Thane districts
2016-17 Identification of vulnerable inhabited slopes in parts of Raigad, Ratnagiri, Pune, Thane districts, Maharastra;
Landslide inventory
  2006-12 Landslide inventory (245 incidences)
2014-15 Landslide inventory of major landslides (24 incidences)

Landslide work completed in Eastern Region
State Field Season Locality Area Covered
Macro scale (1:50k/25k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
West Bengal 2003-06 Darjeeling district 1526 sq. km
  2015-16 NLSM [78B/1,5,9,13,78A/12] 1461 sq. km
  2016-17 NLSM [78A/4, 8, 12, 78B/14, 78F/1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 14] 1508 sq. km
Meso scale (1:12.5k/10k) Landslide Susceptibility mapping
 
West Bengal
1999-2000 Mirik Town 6.50 sq. km
2007-11 Hazard & Risk analysis around Kurseong Town 90 sq. km
1999-2000 Kalimpong Town 8.68 sq. km
2014-16 Chibo locality, Kalimpong district 4 sq. km
Site-specific landslide mapping
     
West Bengal
Ambutia landslide, Kurseong (FS 1977-78), Cricket Colony landslide, Tindharia (FS 1975-76), Gayabari landslide on NH-55 (FS 2012-13), Tindharia landslide on NH-55 (FS 2013-14), Paglajhora landslide on NH-55 (FS 2005-06), Berrik landslide on NH-31A (FS 1974-75), Singamari landslide, Karmote slide on Dilaram-Latpanchar road (FS 1982-83), Mana slide on Dilaram-Latpanchar road (FS 1982-83), 27 Mile landslide on NH-31A (FS 2007-08), 28 Mile landslide on NH-31A (FS 2010-12), Hermitage landslide, Darjeeling Town, Lepcha Jhora landslide (FS 1971-02), Dalapchand slide on Algara-Pedong road (FS 2013-14), Chunabhati Kothi Dar landslide (FS 1975-76), Hatisur landslide, NH-31A (FS 2010-12), Alubari landslide (FS 1984-85), Lukubir landslide (FS 1974-75), Singamari landslide (FS 1988-89), 40 km slide (FS 2008-09), 16.6 Km landslide (FS 1975-76), 13.25 Km landslide (FS 2010-12), 17 Km landslide (FS 2012-13)
Landslide inventory
2014-15 Landslide inventory of major landslides (24 incidences)

Landslide work completed in Central Headquarter (LnSD, GHRM Centre)
State Field Season Locality Area Covered
Compendium on Landslides
  2014-15 Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas  
  2014-16 NW Himalayas  
  2014-16 Southern Parts of Western Ghats  
  2016-17 Maharashtra  
Research and Development Items
  2014-16 Developing methods of Hazard and Risk mapping in Mandakini Valley on 1:50,000 scale 400 sq.km
  2016-17 Development of Regional landslide Early Warning System in parts of Darjeeling district, West Bengal. 150 sq.km
  2015-17 Geotechnical assessment and instrument-aided monitoring for developing EWS for Narendranagar Landslide (a RP based Joint collaboration with DTRL and linked with SU:UK), Uttarakhand.
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