District Collector, Udaipur, called for a Disaster Management meeting on Monday. The meeting was keeping in mind the necessary arrangements before the arrival of monsoon. It was reported that District Collector Anandi asked for reports by various departments. 6 of the departments did not bring along their reports following which they have been given a week’s time to furnish the necessary reports.
In the meeting, the Collector asked the departments to be prepared for any kind of situation before the arrival of monsoon. She said that all departments must be ready to fight emergencies like flood. The Collector asked the Water Resource Department to gather all the relevant information of the areas falling under the “doob kshetra”. All dam gates are to be greased and repaired and checked for emergencies. She even issued directives to appoint nodal officers at tehsil level to deal with emergencies. Police administration has been asked to establish control rooms, Home Guards and divers have been asked to stay alert and a list of divers and the required equipments has been asked for. She even asked for the repair and maintenance of electric poles and re-establishment of the electric transformers lying unattended on roadsides. Administration is also preparing a booklet of emergency numbers and the people to be contacted during emergency along with tips for disaster management.