History # Life

Erra Matti Dibbalu: Coastal Red Sand Dunes of Visakhapatnam

Picturesque and rare, the Late Quaternary Red Sand Dunes—Erra Matti Dibbalu is spread over 10 sq km between the coasts of Visakhapatnam and Beemunipatnam in Andhra Pradesh. Owing to its geological significance, the Geological Survey of India declared it as a National Geoheritage Site in 2014 while state government notified it as a Protected Area in 2016. Attempts are now underway to establish a Visakhapatnam Geopark by combining several geological and cultural sites in the region.

History # Life

Tales of two Cities: Heritage Water Management Systems

Today on 22nd March 2017 ‘World Water Day’, we will look at the tale of two cities, Delhi and Bengaluru and their unique heritage water management systems.