After a portion of the dam of the power project on the Rishiganga river in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand got destroyed, it caused floods in the nearby areas. A person was trapped under the tunnel nearby Tapovan Dam, Chamoli, ITBP officials Arrived on the scene and rescued the person by safely extracting him out of the tunnel.
According to the reports, The dam was damaged by a glacier burst, causing flooding in the Dholi River. The Tapovan Barrage is completely demolished. Many people have been reported missing since the incident. ITBP, NDRF, and SDRF are constantly carrying out relief operations in the affected areas.