Mangan, 02 May (IPR): District Magistrate, North, Shri Raj Yadav, convened a monsoon preparedness-cum-coordination meeting with the Sub Divisional Magistrates, Revenue Officers, Head Surveyors and Assistant Revenue Surveyors of the district today.
In the meeting, DM/N, Shri Yadav, explained about the Gram Panchayat Disaster Management Plan and directed all the field officers to prepare the disaster management plan in their respective areas which will be helpful during any kind of unforeseen disaster in future.
The DM/N stated that any kind of incident/disaster must be informed to the concerned authority at the earliest either through WhatsApp or SMS. The disbursement of ex-gratia cheque should be disbursed immediately to the affected families. An inspection report should be submitted in the format as discussed in the meeting. In the form the amount of ex-gratia and brief description of incident should be narrated and has to be duly approved by the concerned authority.
Shri Yadav appraised to the participants that the proper documentation of any disaster should be maintained in the respective sub-division office and sub-division office should maintain minimum balance of five lakh as ex-gratia fund. After exhaustion of ex-gratia fund, the paid vouchers should be submitted to district collectorate office for reimbursement.
During the meeting, concerned officials for the khazana/revenue collection were directed to collect the pending revenue by 30th June 2019. The meeting also discussed the condition of various village level revenue offices and further it was decided that any minor repair of the office will be initiated after the submission of the estimate from the concerned SDM. It was also deliberated that the monthly report for collection of khazana/revenue should be generated from the high authority.
Next monsoon preparedness meeting with head of departments, representatives of Army, GREF and Hydel project is scheduled on 09 May.