Be proactive and prepared to mitigate any eventuality during monsoon, Lohit DC tells DDMA members

TEZU, May 14: The Lohit District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) convened a meeting here today to discuss the district’s monsoon preparedness, with Deputy Commissioner Shashvat Saurabh chairing the meeting.

While taking stock of the preparedness, the DC highlighted the vulnerabilities of the district to multiple disasters. Shedding light on the issues of water logging and flooding during monsoon season, he directed the UD department and other concerned agencies to timely clean up the clogged drains in order to avoid water logging in the township.

The DC also directed to ensure that all departments are fire resilient and fire extinguishers and other necessary fire safety measures are put in place.

Further, the DC directed all HoDs to update the list of inventories in the respective departments so as to ensure effective and efficient disaster preparedness.

Lastly, he urged all DDMA members to be proactive and prepared to mitigate any eventuality during monsoon.

During the meeting, SSP Lohit Tumme Amo through a PPT gave a brief on the disaster preparedness plan of the Police department.

The meeting was attended by Kunal Yadav, ADC Tezu and all members of the DDMA. (DIPRO)