- GOI agencies and experts are assisting State Govt to prepare short, medium and long-term plans
- One team of NDRF and 4 teams of SDRF already reached Joshimath
- Affected families are being shifted to safe locations
- Secretary Border Management and Members of NDMA to visit Uttarakhand tomorrow and assess the situation
- Chief Secretary Uttarakhand briefs PMO from Joshimath
Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Dr P K Mishra held a high-level review of building damage and land subsidence in Joshimath today 8thJanuary 2023. Cabinet Secretary; Home Secretary; senior officials of Government of India; and members of National Disaster Management Authority, Chief Secretary and DGP of Uttarakhand, DM and Officials of Joshimath; Senior officers of Uttarakhand; and experts from IIT Roorkee, National Institute of Disaster Management, Geological Survey of India, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology also attended the review through VC.
It was informed that Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi is concerned and has reviewed the situation with the Chief Minister.
Chief Secretary Uttarakhand informed that state and district officials with the support of central experts have assessed the situation on ground. He informed that a strip of land with a width of around 350 meters is affected. One team of NDRF and four teams of SDRF have reached Joshimath. The district administration is working with the affected families to evacuate and relocate them to safer places with adequate arrangements for food, shelter and security. SP and Commandment of SDRF are stationed at the site. Residents of Joshimath are being informed of the developments and their cooperation is being sought. Advice of experts is being sought to formulate the short-medium-long term plans.
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