Thrivikramji.com | I and my team did a study of the coastal erosion way back in 1978-79 funded by Stec, gov Kerala. In addition to an estimate of loss of sand from beaches I had developed an insight into the long term remedy to alleviate the misery of hapless people who live and earn by being very close to the shoreline. These minds always found sea wall as a remedy to their monsoon fears, which continues even today. The sea wall model of protection is ok as long as the Seawall stays in tact. Once the toe starts eroding, the collapse of Seawall in imminent. I always argued for utilizing the Seawall building money to build permanent multi story homes for the affected people in the back shore of Kerala. However the suggestion went down the deaf ears. Had it been implemented the beach erosion refugee problem could have been eliminated from the state..but then in a democracy of our type the rulers nurture miseries of all sectors of poor and bpl families, to create and sustain permanent vote banks…
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I and my team did a study of the coastal erosion way back in 1978-79 funded by Stec, gov Kerala. In addition to an estimate of loss of sand from beaches I had developed an insight into the long term remedy to alleviate the misery of hapless people who live and earn by being very close to the shoreline. These minds always found sea wall as a remedy to their monsoon fears, which continues even today. The sea wall model of protection is ok as long as the Seawall stays in tact. Once the toe starts eroding, the collapse of Seawall in imminent. I always argued for utilizing the Seawall building money to build permanent multi story homes for the affected people in the back shore of Kerala. However the suggestion went down the deaf ears. Had it been implemented the beach erosion refugee problem could have been eliminated from the state..but then in a democracy of our type the rulers nurture miseries of all sectors of poor and bpl families, to create and sustain permanent vote banks…

I and my team did a study of the coastal erosion way back in 1978-79 funded by Stec, gov Kerala. In addition to an estimate of loss of sand from beaches I had developed an insight into the long term remedy to alleviate the misery of hapless people who live and earn by being very close to the shoreline. These minds always found sea wall as a remedy to their monsoon fears, which continues even today. The sea wall model of protection is ok as long as the Seawall stays in tact. Once the toe starts eroding, the collapse of Seawall in imminent. I always argued for utilizing the Seawall building money to build permanent multi story homes for the affected people in the back shore of Kerala. However the suggestion went down the deaf ears. Had it been implemented the beach erosion refugee problem could have been eliminated from the state..but then in a democracy of our type the rulers nurture miseries of all sectors of poor and bpl families, to create and sustain permanent vote banks…

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