Possible Causes of Recent Flood and Land Slides in Uttarakhand

The Ministry of Water Resources has constituted a committee to understand the possible causes of recent flood and land slides in the State of Uttarakhand that caused a considerable loss of life and property. The committee will be headed by Chairman, Ganga Flood Control Commission, Patna and will comprise of of representatives from Central Water … Read more

EPFO Employees Contribute Rs. One Crore to Uttrakhand Calamity

Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Sis Ram Ola today flagged off the material, collected by the employees and officers of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation. The seven trucks loaded with relief materials flagged off on the occasion carrying rice, atta, pulses, refined oil, sugar, potatoes, clothes, shoes and other materials to provide relief to … Read more

Air India carries relief material for Uttarakhand victims from Mumbai

Air India carried relief material for the victims of Uttarakhand on its flight from Mumbai to Delhi.The material was carried free of cost by the carrier. The relief material, comprising of around 1500 kgs of medicines, was handed over to Air India officials for airlifting to Delhi by Shri Chhagan Bhujbal, Minister of Public Works … Read more

External Assistance For Reconstruction in Uttarakhand

The State of Uttarakhand has suffered extensive damage to physical infrastructure like roads, bridges, embankments, public buildings, house etc. due to the recent heavy rains, flash floods and landslides. The task of reconstruction and rebuilding the infrastructure would require huge quantum of funds. Ministry of Finance, Government of India, has decided to seek external assistance … Read more

Action taken by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for relief operations in Uttarakhand – An update 30.6.13

A three member high level team from the Ministry is stationed in Dehradun to assess the public health situation and coordinate with the State Health Authorities to provide whatever assistance is needed. It consists of the Director, Emergency Medical Response; Director, National Centre for Disease Control and Joint Director, National Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme … Read more

IAF ‘OP Rahat’ Update Upto 6 O’ Clock

In the IAF`s recue and relief operations for ‘Op Rahat’ that were undertaken on 30th Jun 2013 since morning uptil 6 o’clock, a total of 749 persons were airlifted, flying a total of 93 sorties, dropping/landing about 12000 kgs of relief material and equipment. Since 17 Jun 2013, the IAF has airlifted a total of … Read more

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