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Model of Earthquake Resistant Building Will be Built in Every District

  • 05 Nov 2021
  • 2 min read

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  • On November 3, 2021, Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Minister Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat instructed to prepare a proposal to construct one earthquake resistant building each in the form of a model in every district of the state in the review meeting of the department at DMMC auditorium located in the secretariat.

Key Points

  • In view of the sensitivity of the disaster in the state, the following decisions were taken by the Disaster Management Department-
    • With the preparation of models of earthquake resistant buildings in every district, people at the local level will be able to prepare their buildings according to the model.
    • The masons across the state will be given training to build earthquake resistant houses through specialist institutes at the district level.
    • Awareness conferences will also be organized at the district level of Mahila and Yuvak Mangal parties.
    • From the next financial year, the budget of the State Disaster Response Fund will be increased five times to 200 crores.
  • Apart from this, according to the information given by the department, a proposal has been sent to the Central Government for the establishment of Gairsain Chamoli, a disaster management and research institute in the state.
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