The study carried out by experts of Kerala and US universities has also found that 17 per cent of the area has become dangerously disaster-prone.
Roughly 15 percent of India’s landmass is highly vulnerable to landslides, according to the Geological Survey of India (GSI).
Revenue department and police have washed their hands off this couple. It is alleged that even the tribal welfare department officials have not bothered to visit them or help them.
The court directed that the money should be granted at the earliest after examining the relevant documents of heirship.
The Pettimudi disaster took place on August 6 this year.
Rahul had promised to build a house for the siblings and the keys of the house were handed over to them at a function in Collectorate on Monday.
Landslides were reported from several areas across the state and PWD workers were pressed into service to clear the debris.
It had been over a month since her parents and 19 other relatives were killed by the deadly landslide at Pettimudi in Rajamala of Idukki district.
Most of the victims of the Pettimudi landslide are cramped in small houses, mostly of relatives, and living in sub-human conditions by sharing food and ablution utilities during this COVID times.
Apart from laying flowers, the teachers from Little Flower School, Munnar lighted candles, prayed and erected pictures of their late students at the spot.