U”khand CM Dhami asks DMs to stay on alert after 3 dies in a cloud

U”khand CM Dhami asks DMs to stay on alert after 3 dies in a cloud


1970-01-01T05: 30: 00 + 0530

Dehradun, Jul 20 (PTI) A day after three family members were killed in a downpour in Uttarakashi district, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday asked all magistrates in Uttarakhand district to be on constant alert to minimize response time. in case of calamity.

He also said that there should be no waiting in fixing people’s grievances.

The issues should be resolved by the relevant authorities at the district level itself instead of bringing them to the state capital, Dhami said.

“Emergency and rescue measures should be taken immediately in the event of an incident. Response time should be kept to a minimum and all relevant officials should be on alert at all times. Whether at midnight or 2 a.m. morning, “Dhami told reporters. after a virtual meeting with DMs to assess the situation. “People must feel that the administration cares about them,” he said.

There should be full coordination between different departments for effective disaster management, he said, instructing officials to perform simulation exercises from time to time to keep personnel and machinery ready to cope. to a disaster.

Blocked roads must be opened, and disrupted communications and water supply lines must be restored at the earliest, he said. There should be no delay due to neglect in the resettlement of people from villages affected by the disaster, such as the village of Raini in Chamoli district where a flash flood occurred in February this year, t -he declares.

Compensation of Rs 4 lakh was paid to the closest relatives of those killed in the downpour in the village of Mando in the Uttarkashi district. Apart from that, an ex gratia sum of 3,800 rupees was given to 49 families affected by the storm, said Uttarkashi District Magistrate Mayur Dikshit.

Meanwhile, a search operation continues for a 25-year-old man who went missing after a downpour in the village of Kankarari adjacent to Mando. PTI ALM CORR SNE SNE

Warning :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

More from Outlook Magazine

About Douglas Mackenzie

Douglas Mackenzie

Check Also

The committee asks the assistant to the CM to abandon the Umngot Hydro project

Shillong: Concerned that the proposed Umngot hydropower project could negatively affect the tourism sector and …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *