Kodagu readying for monsoon ahead of time
Consequent to back-to-back floods and landslides that affected Kodagu lately, the district administration there’s bracing ahead of time for any eventuality throughout monsoon.
At a overview assembly held in Madikeri on Tuesday, Deputy Commissioner Charulatha Somal directed the officers to arrange for any contingency which will come up resulting from floods after the arrival of the south west monsoon in June.
The Deputy Commissioner stated there have been heavy rains within the month of August in 2018, 2019 and 2020 which induced widespread harm together with landslides leading to loss of life and property. Hence susceptible locations vulnerable to such incidents ought to be recognized and precautionary measures ought to be in place.
She confused upon the imperatives of data gathering pertaining to climate and well timed dissemination to the general public in order that they may be forewarned of any impending eventuality. The Agriculture Department was vested with the duty of collating all data pertaining to climate and sharing it with the district administration. She stated advance data pertaining to climate situations might assist forestall or minimise harm.
Calling for preparations on the taluk and hobli ranges Ms. Charulatha Somal directed the native officers to conduct overview conferences to evaluate their stage of preparations to deal with any exigency. A process power will even be constituted to supervise the preparations to deal with any pure disasters and it’ll comprise all officers drawn from numerous departments together with Revenue, NDRF, SDRF, Fire Force, Police, CESC, Forest, and PWD. She additionally referred to as upon the employees to arrange a listing of security and rescue gear that will likely be required to deal with any pure catastrophe and submit the identical to the district administration inside 10 days.