DDC chairs disaster preparedness meeting at Kupwara

DDC chairs disaster preparedness meeting at Kupwara
KUPWARA, OCTOBER 09: A meeting regarding disaster preparedness and management was today held at Kupwara under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir. The meeting was aimed at reviewing the disaster prepared mechanism in the district.
The meeting was informed that two disaster management control rooms are being establishing at Kupwara, Hardware with requisite infrastructure and communication net work. Moreover, directions were passed to the concerned departments to nominate nodal officers at district, tehsil and department levels. 29 trained officers under GRF arranged by the Civil Defence with required equipments are lying at store of DPL Kupwara. DDC Kupwara Khalid Jahangir who is also Chairman DMA issued instruction to the concerned departments that action plans in this regard must be submitted and mock drills must also be conducted. Need for Wire-less sets was also highlighted besides seeking action plan from all stake holder within next three days.
The DC also stressed for volunteers coming forth for disaster management training. Officers of different departments gave valuable suggestions to the chair.
The meeting was attended by SSP Kupwara, ADC Handwara, DSP Handwara ACR Kupwara and other district officers associated with the disaster management campaigns at various levels in the district.