A scenary of Brahmaputra river

The Brahmaputra

A mighty river with tremendous opportunities and challenges. It is the fourth largest river in the world in terms of average discharge at the mouth and second only to the Yellow River in China in the amount of sediment transported per unit drainage area.

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1.8 Million

That is the number of people affected by flooding of river Brahmaputra... this year alone.







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A village being flooded by river brahmaputra


A boy navigating brahmaputra river flood


A village being flooded by river brahmaputra

80 sq. km.

That is the amount of land that is washed away every year - close to 1.5 times the size of Manhattan. Bank erosion has been continually wiping out more than 2500 villages and 18 towns including sites of cultural heritage.




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Possible Solutions



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Core Group of Professionals for Brahmaputra

But not all is lost. And people are acting. One such group of people who cared enough about the problem came together and formed what is now known as the CPGB or Core Group of Professionals for Brahmaputra - that is who we are.
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