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Lt Governor Chairs High-Level Meeting to Review Rescue & Relief Operation at Shri Amarnath ji Holy Cave

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Rescue & relief operation is in full swing. Teams from Army, CAPFs, NDRF & SDRF are on the ground & doing a commendable job to clear the debris within the shortest period of time: LG

SRINAGAR, JULY 09:  Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha chaired a high-level meeting earlier today to review the ongoing rescue and relief operation at Shri Amarnath ji holy cave.

The meeting was attended by GoC 15 Corps, DGP, ACS Home, Special DG CID, ADGP Kashmir, AOC Air force, Principal Secretary to Lt Governor, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and senior officials, observed two-minute silence to pay tribute to devotees who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident yesterday.

Lt Gen AS Aujla, GoC 15 Corps and Sh Dilbag Singh, DGP briefed the Lt Governor about the ongoing rescue efforts at the holy cave. GoC said all the agencies involved in the rescue and relief operation are working in excellent coordination and they are well equipped to clear the debris.

The Lt Governor said the effort should be made to clear the debris within the shortest period of time. DGP while briefing the Lt Governor about the injured devotees said, the majority of the injured have already been discharged and a few others are being treated at the base hospital and Srinagar likely to be discharged within 24 hours.

The Lt Governor said, teams from Army, CAPFs, NDRF & SDRF are on the ground and doing a commendable job.

 “I request Yatris to stay put in camps. The administration is providing all facilities for their comfortable stay. We are trying our best to restore the Yatra at the earliest,” Lt Governor said.

He also directed the senior officials, Deputy Commissioners and Camp directors to ensure the best possible facilities are provided to the pilgrims staying at camps.

Earlier, Lt Governor had visited SKIMS to enquire about the health of injured pilgrims and subsequently went to PCR Srinagar where he was briefed about the status of sending the mortal remains of deceased pilgrims to their respective hometowns.

Sh R K Goyal, Additional Chief Secretary Home Department; Sh RR Swain, Special DG CID; Sh Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir; AOC Air force, besides Sh Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to Lt Governor, Sh Pandurang K Pole, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and senior officials attended the meeting at Raj Bhawan.

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