UDHAMPUR, JUL 12: District Development Commissioner Ravinder Kumar today visited District Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) established at district headquarter and reviewed its functioning.
It is pertinent to mention here that EOC working 24×7 has been established by the district administration for providing immediate relief services to Amarnath Yatra pilgrims as well as people of the district in case of any mishap. Besides, two helplines 01992-272727 and 01992-272728 were also established by the district administration for the purpose.
Speaking on the occasion, the DDC asked the members of Emergency Operation Center to ensure immediate relief to the pilgrims in case of any emergency. Different departments associated with the relief operations were also directed to be ready for any emergency in view of the incessant rains in the various parts of the district. He further directed the concerned to regularly watch the weather forecast and update the same on the website for general information.
The Block Level Committees headed by Naib-Tehsildar were also constituted by the district administration which would provide detailed report of damage occurred due to rains, floods in the nallahs or river to the EOC control room on daily basis.
Among others, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Krishan Lal besides staff of EOC was present on the occasion.