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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Calls On PM, Informs Him About Flash Floods Damage

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Calls On PM Narendra Modi. (FILE)

Dehradun:

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday known as on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi and underlined the necessity to set up a centre for the examine of glaciers and water sources within the state in view of its vulnerability to pure disasters. Mr Rawat additionally apprised the prime minister of the injury triggered to life and property by the current flash flood in Rishiganga river in Chamoli district and search and rescue operations carried out within the affected areas, an official launch mentioned.

Expressing his gratitude to the prime minister and the Centre for the urgency with which they prolonged a serving to hand to the state authorities for coping with the catastrophe, Mr Rawat mentioned aid is being distributed among the many affected individuals in 13 flood-hit villages on a struggle footing, it mentioned.

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On the factitious lake fashioned above Rishiganga on account of the current avalanche, Mr Rawat mentioned scientists from establishments just like the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology and the Geological Survey of India have achieved an on-the-spot inspection of the positioning.

Fixed vigil is being maintained on the lake by consultants and efforts are underway to facilitate discharge of extra water from it, he mentioned.

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It’s on this context that Rawat underlined the necessity for establishing a centre for the examine of glaciers and water sources within the state, the discharge mentioned.

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Mr Rawat additionally apprised Modi of the continued preparations for the forthcoming Kumbh Mela in Haridwar and the reconstruction initiatives underway in Badrinath and Kedarnath.

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The chief minister additionally emphasised the necessity for a coverage of compensatory afforestation on degraded forests in case of switch of forest land for state authorities initiatives, the discharge mentioned.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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