Punjab & Region

DC Kapurthala orders early preparation of ‘Flood Preparedness Plan’ and ‘District Disaster Management Plan’

P S Walia
Kapurthala, May 13
  • All departments to post nodal officers for better coordination to tackle any adverse situation
  • Drainage department to plug in weak points at Dhusi Bandh before rainy season
Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal today directed the district administration to prepare ‘Flood Preparedness Plan’ and ‘District Disaster Management Plan’ for the prevention of floods during the coming monsoon season so that in case of any adverse situation various departments of the administration would respond quickly in a better way . He asked the Additional Deputy Commissioners, all the SDMs, top officials of the revenue department and various departments to list out the role and requirements of their respective departments for the flood action plan 2022 and district disaster management plan 2022. He also asked all the departments to appoint a nodal officer for immediate action during the flood season besides registering his phone number, e-mail etc. To ensure the safety of Dhusi Bandh on the banks of river Beas , Deputy commissioner asked the Drainage and Revenue Department to visit the Dhusi bandh to identify weak points so that they can be done plugged before rainy season .