V K Duggal appointed as nodal officer for relief & rescue operations in Uttarakhand
The government appointed former top Union home secretary V K Duggal as the nodal officer for relief and rescue operations in flood hit Uttarakhand, saying lack of proper coordination was hindering its mitigation efforts.
The relief and rescue operations are going on in the flood-ravaged areas of Uttarakhand with the combined efforts of the Army units along with Airforce and ITBP. There was an impression that lack of coordination among different agencies involved in the relief and rescue operations was hampering the government’s mitigation efforts.
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2013