‘Shift people to a safe place, vacate danger zone’: CM Dhami’s high-level meeting at Joshimath
Joshimath Land Subsidence: So far cracks have appeared in 561 houses in various areas of Joshimath, including 153 in Ravigram, 127 in Gandhinagar, 71 in Manoharbagh, 52 in Sinhadhar, 50 in Parasari, 29 in Upper Bazar, 27 in Sunil, Marwari consists of 28 houses and 24 houses in the lower market.
Due to land subsidence in Joshimath, two houses clashed with each other. (ANI)
Dehradun. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Dhami, after a high-level meeting on Friday, instructed all people to shift to a safer place regarding landslides and cracks in houses in Joshimath in Chamoli district. He said that the government is alert and the danger-affected areas should be evacuated immediately. After a high-level meeting, the CM said, ‘Now the affected families and the people living in the houses coming in the affected area will be protected first. The work of relief and rescue is being done under full supervision. There has been a discussion on how to do good work for the people in the long term and in the current situation. Joshimath
After a meeting with top officials, CM Dhami said, ‘What will be the policy of rehabilitation in the near future…those aspects were discussed. People will be helped in every possible way. The safety of life and property is most important. We are also studying where the water is leaking. The help of various institutions is being taken. CM Dhami immediately asked to set up a big temporary rehabilitation center at a safe place and make sector and area-wise planning in Joshimath, as well as to vacate the danger zone immediately and activate the disaster control room in Joshimath without delay. gave instructions.
So far, cracks have appeared in 561 houses in various areas of Joshimath, including 153 in Ravigram, 127 in Gandhinagar, 71 in Manoharbagh, 52 in Singhdhar, 50 in Parasari, 29 in Upper Bazar, 27 in Sunil, 28 in Marwari and Lower The market includes 24 houses. An official said that 47 different families have been shifted to safer places. He said that if needed, more families would be shifted to safer places.
The places where the families have been shifted include the municipality building, a primary school building, a meeting center, and Joshimath gurudwara, the official said. He told that some families have gone to their relatives’ place. A team of experts has also been formed to survey this city which is in ‘Zone-five‘, which is at high risk of earthquakes.