A daylong inspection of disaster affected areas at various sites under South District

Namchi, 24th August (IPR): A daylong disaster-affected area inspection led by a team of officials comprising of ADC (South) Shri. Satyen.K.Pradhan, J.Secretary to HCM Shri. Deepen Sharma, JS cum Director (SSDMA) Smt. Subha Mukhia, Revenue Officer (Namchi) Shri. Karma Choda Bhutia and DPO (South) Shri. Abhishek Kharel was conducted at various sites under South District today.

The team was also accompanied by Hon’ble Chairman of Skill Development Department Shri Satish Rai along with officials and Revenue Surveyors from various line departments under South district.

The team visited various sites namely Adarshgoan, Narak Jhora (Namthang), slides affected areas under Namchi Municipal Council (NMC), and Rangrang Kholsa. During the course of the inspection, the officials discussed major subjects concerning relief, restoration, and mitigation measures for the areas which had been severely damaged. The officials also drew a comprehensive conclusion by maintaining that a thorough study with aid from technical expertise from Mines, Mineral & Geology Department, Water Resource and River Development Department, Roads & Bridges Department was required before drawing a long term holistic mitigation and engineering solution for Adarshgoan, Dambudara, Narak Jhora, and Rangrang Kholsa respectively.

Further, it was observed that a series of slides had resulted in damage to public properties throughout the areas visited today. Thus concerning the same, it was decided that the committee will be preparing an assessment report of all the damages prompted to private and public properties and will be submitting a report via Office of the District Collector (South) for further course of action.

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