DDMA conducts mock drill in Leh

District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Friday conducted a mock drill on disaster preparedness, here on Friday.

As part of the drill, stakeholders representing Army, ITBP, SDRF, Civil Defense, Air Force, CRPF, Police and district officers gathered at the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) near Council Secretariat. Besides, four camp centres were also identified at Government Girls Higher Secondary School Leh, EJM College Leh, Tashi Thongsmon Choglamsar and Food Craft Institute Takshi Thang.  

The Deputy Commissioner, Avny Lavasa, who is also the Chairperson, DDMA Leh, addressed the stakeholders at J&K Culture Academy auditorium.

“NIC centre at Divisional Commissioner’s office complex will continue to be the main meeting point at the time of any disaster as the office has uninterrupted power supply, and communication facilities,” the DC informed, adding that the four identified centres have been equipped with basic facilities in case of emergency.

Later, the DC inspected the equipment display by SDRF and Civil Defense at the EOC centre and also visited all the four identified centres to assess their disaster preparedness.