Dehradun: As the forest fires flare up in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat on Sunday held an emergency assembly with senior officers of the forest and catastrophe administration departments in addition to all district magistrates to evaluate the scenario and focus on methods to successfully management it.
The assembly happened as a minimum of 4 individuals and 7 animals died within the hearth that broke out in 62 hectares of forest space within the final 24 hours.
The state authorities has additionally requested the forest division officers to not take any go away and hold an in depth watch on the scenario.
The Centre additionally rushed two helicopters to Uttarakhand on Sunday to convey the scenario beneath management after the Chief Minister knowledgeable Union Home Minister Amit Shah concerning the present forest hearth scenario within the state.
Shah stated the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) groups might be despatched to the state to “minimise loss of lives and property due to the wildfires”.
“I have spoken to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat to get an update on forest fires in the state. Instructions have been issued to send helicopters and National Disaster Response Force teams to the state to minimise loss of lives and property due to the wildfires,” he tweeted.
उत्तराखंड के जंगलों में आग के सम्बंध में मैंने प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री श्री @TIRATHSRAWAT से बात कर जानकारी ली।
आग पर काबू पाने और जानमाल के नुकसान को रोकने के लिए केंद्र सरकार ने तुरंत @NDRFHQ की टीमें और हेलिकॉप्टर उत्तराखंड सरकार को उपलब्ध कराने के निर्देश दे दिए हैं।
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) April 4, 2021
There are 40 lively hearth spots, in keeping with forest officers, within the forests of Garhwal and Kumaon areas with Nainital, Almora, Tehri and Pauri districts being the worst-hit, PTI reported.