Prime MinisterTo Visit And Assess Gravity of Natural Calamity In Heaven J&K

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Has Decided To Visit J&K And Assess Gravity of the Natural Calamity Personally.
PM has reviewed Jammu and Kashmir flood situation today before visiting the flood effected State
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, was briefed this evening by the Home Minister Rajnath Singh after his return from a visit to J&K to survey the flood-affected areas.
In view of the seriousness of the situation, the Prime Minister immediately called for a review meeting to assess the situation. The meeting was attended by the Cabinet Secretary, the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister and the Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister.
After reviewing the situation, the Prime Minister decided to visit Jammu and Kashmir to personally assess the gravity of the situation and understand the problems being faced by the people
P M Shri Modi has expressed concern on the flood situation and directed the Cabinet Secretary to convene a meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) immediately. Accordingly, NCMC met here this evening under the Chairmanship of the Cabinet Secretary and reviewed the rescue and relief operations in Jammu & Kashmir.
Due to floods so far, there are 116 deaths and total number of villages affected is 2,325 out of which nearly 350 villages have been submerged. Rescue and Relief operations are in full swing. Services of Army, Air Force, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been requisitioned. 22 IAF Helicopters and 4 Aircraft have been deployed for evacuating the stranded population and providing necessary relief support. 130 Army Columns and 8 teams of NDRF with necessary equipment such as boats, satellite phones, life jackets etc. are in position. These teams have so far rescued nearly 11,000 people. In addition, services of Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have also been requisitioned, wherever necessary.
At today’s meeting, instructions were given to organize all possible help to the State Government to provide quick relief to the affected population. To coordinate efforts, round the clock Control Room is operational in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Before that Home Minister Rajnath Singh also surveyed the state and discussed situation with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and took stock of the flood situation
Rajnath Singh arrived this morning and went straight into a meeting with the Chief Minister in the technical area of the airport where both discussed steps to meet the situation arising out of the worst floods in the state in six decades.As per the agencies news Claude Bursting+Land Sliding+have worsen the situation.Rivers like Tavi+Jhelam+Sindhu+are above the danger point.Bridges+Dam Damaged.Roads+houses are washed away.More then 100 persons are killed. Even Dal Lake is creating danger for House boats[shikaras].Water Is Flowing In Air port area also.
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Flood victims being rescued by the Army personnel during the‘Mission Sahayata’, in Jammu & Kashmir.