Uttarakhand Flood: ITBP deploys 450 personnel to carry out relief operations in Uttarakhand

According to Recent Reports, ITBP has deployed 450 security personnel to carry out relief operations in flood-affected areas of Uttarakhand. NDRF, SDRF, Indian Army, and Navy teams have also been deployed to rescue trapped civilians.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Feb 09, 2021 16:46 IST
Uttarakhand Flood: ITBP deploys 450 personnel to carry out relief operations in Uttarakhand
ITBP soldiers in Uttarakhand

As per recent reports from the Ministry of Home Affairs, ITBP has set up its control room & its 450 jawans are carrying out search and rescue operations in flood-affected regions of Uttarakhand. FIve teams of NDRF have also been deployed. 

In addition to this, 8 teams of the Indian Army are also there, one medical column & an ambulance are also positioned at the site of the incident. Indian Navy has also sent its diving team to rescue locals trapped in the river & flood-affected regions.

According to reports from Indian Airforce sources, 5 helicopters of the IAF have also been deployed in the operation. One control room of the Army has also been set up at Joshimath.

All these steps have been taken to ensure the safety of locals after a portion of the dam of the power project on the Rishiganga river in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand broke on Feb 7th causing flood in the nearby areas.

📣 Follow SeeLatest.com at Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & Telegram. Stay updated for latest headlines.