Mangan, June 11 (IPR): The meeting for monsoon preparedness was held at the conference hall of District Administrative Block Mangan, North Sikkim, today. The meeting was chaired by DC(North) Shri. Tenzing T Kaleon and had the presence of Additional Political Secretary to HCM (North) Shri. Tshering Wangyal Bhutia, SP(North) Smt. Ongmu Bhutia, ADM(North) Shri. Sonam Lepcha, ADC(Dev) Chungthang and Mangan RMDD, All SDMs and BDOs, Executive Engineer GREF, Teesta Urja representatives, NHPC and Officers from various line departments.
During the meeting, DC(North) discussed preventive measures to minimize loss caused by natural calamities. He said that action should be taken at the earliest by the concerned departments to prevent natural calamities. He also asked the concerned departments to plan strategic preparedness measures and to plan man power, mechanism and resources accordingly. He added that the priority is to prevent loss of lives. He also stated that relief camps would be set up if and when needed. Lastly, he said that every relief materials given to sub division and Block level should be properly documented.
Additional Political Secretary to HCM (North) requested the concerned departments to clear all the raw materials after completing the construction of road and not to dump materials in the drainage. He asked for proper disposal management. He requested the District Administration to form a District task force for monsoon preparedness. He further suggested that the District Administration should give responsibilities to concerned departments for effectiveness regarding monsoon preparedness.
Social distancing and COVID 19 protocols were followed during the meeting.