Jammu and Kashmir News
SRINAGAR, AUGUST 19: To combat any natural calamity or disaster and to safeguard property and lives of people, the Divisional Administration Kashmir is working on a proposal to establish emergency operation centres in all the districts of the Valley.
The Div Com was apprised that 70 kanals and 50 kanals of land respectively have been identified for establishment of Emergency Operation Centres at Khember and Sampora and in Kupwara district, Negaripora village has been identified for proposed Emergency Operation Centre while as at Degreebal Ganderbal has been identified for the proposed Emergency Operation Centre for Ganderbal district and Inhandan village has been identified for setting up of Emergency Operation Centre for Shopian district. He was informed that in other districts the land is being identified for this purpose.
The Div Com was informed that temporary Emergency Operation centre have been identified at all District Headquarters.
Dr. Samoon asked the officers of Fire and Emergency Services, Mechanical Division Kashmir, PWD, Irrigation & Flood Control, Civil Defence, Home Guard and Police to keep ready men and machinery to meet any exigency of natural calamity. He directed the Civil Defence and Home Guards to impart training of their employees and volunteers.