Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the Silkyara tunnel rescue work is going on war footing. Under the guidance of PMO, the state government is making efforts to safely rescue all the workers trapped in the tunnel. The help of modern technology invented in the country and the world is being taken for the rescue of people trapped in the tunnel. Hopefully it will be successful soon.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami is taking moment by moment updates on the rescue of workers trapped in the Silkyara tunnel. The Chief Minister today reviewed the ongoing rescue operations for the rescue of workers with officials at the government residence. During this, the Chief Minister gave clear instructions to the officials that every necessary step should be taken to deal with the obstacles coming in the rescue operation. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also constantly taking updates on the rescue operation. In such a situation, whatever rescue work is being done at Ground Zero, the officials should make better coordination with the agencies and complete it on time. The resources required for rescue work should be made available to the agencies immediately and the work should be done expeditiously. The priority of the government is to evacuate the workers safely and on time.
Government stands with workers and families
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the government stands with the families of the workers in trouble. Officials were instructed to keep all the family members informed about the rescue at every moment. Apart from this, help centers should also be opened for the families who have reached Silkyara and help should be provided as per their living and food needs. He said that in this time of crisis, the family members need to remain patient. The government stands with them all the time.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that to deal with the Silkyara tunnel disaster, work is being done on the basis of the experiences of old tunnel rescues conducted in the country and the world. For this, officials are adopting the techniques of tunnel construction and post-disaster rescue in many countries of the world including the neighboring state of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir. Information is being collected about construction of big tunnels like Pir Panjal, Atal Tunnel, Bhanwar Tonk, Sangaldan and rescue after loose collapse. Accordingly, the rescue team is trying to rescue the workers.
In the Chief Minister’s review meeting, Additional Chief Secretary Mrs. Radha Raturi, Special Principal Secretary Mr. Abhinav Kumar, Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Shailesh Bagauli, Garhwal Commissioner Mr. Vinay Shankar Pandey, Additional Director General of Police Law and Order Mr. A.P. Anshuman, Director General of Information Mr. Banshidhar Tiwari were present. And officials of the Chief Minister’s Office were present.