JAMMU, MARCH 18 (INFO)- District Development Commissioner, Samba, Mr. Saurabh Bhagat today asked the District Level Disaster Management
Committee (DLDMC) to launch a massive awareness campaign regarding necessary precautionary measures besides facilities available with the government agencies to effectively tackle any disaster.
Mr. Bhagat was addressing the officers at a meeting held to review the disaster management in the district. Additional District Development Commissioner Samba and other District level committee members participated in the meeting.In the meeting, District Development Commissioner asked the District Committee to impart necessary training to the public particularly students regarding disaster management.
The representative of Fire and Emergency Services has been asked to deliver lecture in educational institutions to the grown up students to deal with the disaster like situations.
The meeting exhorted upon the authorities to identify the safer zones and provision of temporary shelter in villages where victims can be shifted. Creation of infrastructure and shelter in the disaster prone areas to meet any emergency was also discussed threadbare
The DDC asked the special cell constituted at tehsil level inviting Lambardar, Chowkidar and ex-sarpanch and make them aware about the disaster management. The meeting asked the officers to provide their contact numbers to the district administration as well as the Tehsildar Samba
so that they could be contacted during any odd situation. Among other Chief Planning officer, Deputy Director Planning, Monitoring and other senior officers attended the meeting.