Central team in U`khand to assess damage caused by floods

Last Updated: Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 17:28

Dehra Dun: Central government teams are
here today to make an assessment of the damage caused by
landslides, cloudbursts and floods following incessant rains
in various parts of Uttarakhand this month.

Three teams from the Centre comprising officers and
experts of various departments have landed in Uttarakhand for
making the assessment, a government spokesman said.

During their three-day stay, the teams would visit all
the 13 districts of the hill state badly affected by the
natural disasters and prepare the assessment of damages, he
said.

One team would visit the districts of Nainital,
Udhamsingh Nagar, Haridwar and Dehra Dun while the second and
third team would go to Champawat, Pithoragarh, Almora and
Bageshwar, Uttarkashi, Tehri, Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Pauri
respectively.

The teams would travel by road as well as use
helicopters for aerial survey of the areas and will be back in
the state capital on October 2 and meet Chief Minister Ramesh
Pokhariyal Nishank and state officers.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 17:28

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