New Delhi: Government of India has offered all necessary help to the Manipur State Government for Search and Rescue and Relief. As per the report received from State Government, 06 people have lost their lives and 79 were injured. Damages to a number of buildings, residential units and Government Offices have been reported including damage to a six storey building in Imphal.
As decided at the meeting of National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) chaired by the Cabinet Secretary Shri PK Sinha this morning, a total of eighty three rescuers of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), airlifted in three aircraft from Guwahati, have already reached Imphal and deployed in rescue operations. Another team of thirty five rescuers of NDRF has been deployed in Silchar to cater to the needs of areas around Silchar. A three member team from Power Grid has already reached Imphal for restoration of the power supply. A team of expert doctors will be arriving in Manipur early morning tomorrow to assess the situation and assist the State Government.
There is no shortage of Petroleum products. There is normal availability of all products with stocks of two weeks and above. The LPG bottling plant at Sekmai has been temporarily suspended, which is likely to be resumed by tomorrow after inspection and rectification of damages.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is coordinating with the State Government, Ministry of Defence (MOD), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), NDRF and other concerned Government Departments/Ministries and agencies for providing necessary help. NDMA Toll free disaster Helpline No 011-1078 can be contacted 24 X 7 for any help.
The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh has arrived in Imphal in a special aircraft to review the situation.
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