Army Evacuates All Stranded people from Gangotri

A series of major breakthroughs were achieved by the Army and the Indian Air Force today, catalyzing thereby, the rescue and relief operations in some of the worst flash- flood affected areas of Uttarakhand. ARMY All the 500 people stranded in and around Gangotri have now been evacuated.  Barring 25 people, Gagariya on the Hemkund … Read more

Rs.145 Crore Released to Uttarakhand

The Government of India have released an amount of Rs. 145 crore from State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to the State Government of Uttarakhand yesterday in pursuance of announcement of the Prime Minister. Meanwhile, the search, rescue and relief operations are being carried out by the State Administration with the help of Helicopters from Army, … Read more

Over 33 Thousand Pilgrims Rescued

As of today, 33,192 pilgrims have been rescued to safer places. The search, rescue and relief operations are being carried out by the State Administration with the help of Helicopters from Army, Indian Air Force and private helicopters. NDRF, ITBP, SSB, Army Personnel are assisting State Government in the search, rescue and relief efforts. NDRF … Read more

Cabinet Secretary Coordinates Rescue and Relief Measures for Uttarakhand

The Cabinet Secretary held a review meeting here today with senior officers of the Government of India, Defence Services, the ITBP, Border Road Organization and the NDRF alongwith the officers of the State Government to coordinate the rescue and relief measures for Uttarakhand. Coordinated efforts are being made with the State Government, the Air Force, … Read more

Armed Forces Steps Up Rescue and Relief Operations

The Armed Forces today stepped up the rescue and relief operations in the worst affected areas of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. The present status of aid at 1700 Hrs on 20 June 2013 is as follows: ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY THE ARMY · The Army has deployed 8100 troops which includes medical teams, engineer task force … Read more

Army Reaches Isolated People

Army has launched one of the biggest human rescue operations in Uttarakhand. It today mobilized troops for rescue and relief efforts, as it simultaneously reached out to over 8000 people on all four different axes, viz, Rishikesh – Uttarkashi – Harsil – Gangotri axis; Rudraprayag – Kedarnath axis, Joshimath – Badrinath axis and Dharchhula – … Read more

PM’S APPEAL – Uttarakhand floods

My Fellow Citizens, You are all aware that there has been extensive devastation due to cloud burst and floods in the State of Uttarakhand. A large number of persons have died and property worth crores of rupees has been damaged. The Union Government is extending all cooperation and assistance to the State Government in rescue … Read more

Armed Forces Mount Massive Relief Operations in Uttarakhand and Himachal

In one of the largest operations in several decades, the Army and the Air Force today mounted massive rescue and relief operations in the flood and landslide affected areas of Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh while the Border Roads Organisation deployed 3000 of its personnel and equipment, working for various projects, to clear the roads and … Read more

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