Home Minister Amit Shah has given information about Uttarakhand tragedy in Rajya Sabha. Amit Shah said that the central and state related agencies are keeping a close watch on the situation.
new Delhi. Home Minister Amit Shah has given information in the Rajya Sabha regarding the tragedy in Uttarakhand. Amit Shah has given every update from Parliament about this tragedy.
According to information received from satellite data, on 7 February, an avalanche occurred at the mouth of a glacier at an altitude of about 5600 meters in the Jalgram area of the Rishiganga river, according to information received from satellite data. It was about 14 sq km. Due to this, flood situation developed in Rishiganga.
Amit Shah told that after this accident, the 520 MW power project of NTPC under construction on Dhauliganga river in Tapovan has been damaged. The Uttarakhand government said that there is no danger in the low places. Also, the water level is also decreasing. All related agencies of the Center and the state are keeping a close watch on the situation.
Amit Shah said, “On the basis of information received from the Uttarakhand government, 20 people have died till 5 pm last evening. 197 people are missing after the accident. Among the missing people, 139 of NTPC People, including 46 villagers and 12 villagers working on the Rishiganga project.
“13 villages disconnected”
Amit Shah further informed that the state government has announced to give four lakh rupees to the families of the deceased. Contact has been cut due to a bridge overflowing from 13 small villages near the spot. Ration and necessary medical supplies for these villages are being reached by helicopter. The central government is monitoring 24 hours. PM Modi is also keeping an eye. The state is being given all possible help.
“ITBP, Army, NDRF personnel engaged in rescue”
Eight teams of Army are on the scene. A medical column and two ambulances are also deployed. A Navy dive team has also been deployed. Apart from this, five Air Force choppers have also been deployed. The administration has set up a control room in Joshimath. A SSB team also has access The team of DRDO is also present there. “
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