Organizations engaged in landslides will submit report in two to three months: Chief Secretary

In view of the widespread damage across the state during the current monsoon season, particularly in July and August, the state government has initiated a causal analysis of the landslides and mudslides that have caused widespread damage in the capital. A committee has been formed for . The committee had said in its report that the buildings collapsed due to soil waterlogging, construction on drains etc.

Several academic and research institutes in Himachal Pradesh and outside will prepare a report on landslides and help the state government adopt scientific mitigation measures to reduce the risk. Chief Secretary Prabodh Saxena gave this information on Saturday. Saxena said that the report to be submitted in two or three months will also suggest some important and sensitive areas for more detailed investigation taking into account geological, geotechnical and geophysical parameters for proper scientific management of landslides. .

In a statement issued here on Saturday, the Chief Secretary said that keeping in mind the geographical location, sensitive environment and vulnerable environment, the experts have been tasked to carry out preliminary geological survey of 10-15 high-risk areas in each district and suggest mitigation measures. has gone is installed in He said that every year the state faces various natural calamities, such as cloud bursts, floods, earthquakes, avalanches, droughts and landslides in various districts. He said that in view of this, the government has included research institutions.

According to the State Emergency Operations Center, 112 people were killed in 166 landslides during the monsoon season from June 24 to September 15. Accordingly, there are 17,120 landslide sites in the state, of which 675 are near critical infrastructure and settlements. Apart from the city, Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) in Shimla, National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Hamirpur, Una, Bilaspur and Hamirpur, Central University in Chamba in Kangra and Mandi in Shimla and Kannur districts. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), the statement said.

Chandigarh-based Geological Survey of India (GIS) will conduct studies on the Shimla-Kalka, Mandi-Kulhu and Jewry-Sindu national highways besides Shimla city, while Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Dehradun and Central Building in Roorkee will conduct the study. Research institutes are included. Solan and Sirmore districts have been allotted respectively. In view of the widespread damage across the state during the current monsoon season, particularly in July and August, the state government has initiated a causal analysis of the landslides and mudslides that have caused widespread damage in the capital. A committee has been formed for . The committee had said in its report that the buildings collapsed due to soil waterlogging, construction on drains etc.

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