Dehradun: Confirming that a total of 560 people have so far died in Uttarakhand floods, National Disaster Management Authority Vice Chairman Shashidhar Reddy said the death toll was likely to rise because many bodies are feared to be trapped inside the debris in Kedarnath.
Reddy also said that the official missing figure in the calamity has reached to 344. "We will complete our rescue operations in the next two days," he added.
The NDMA Vice Chairman said the last rites of all the bodies found in Kedarnath will be performed by June 28. "There is 10 feet high debris in Kedarnath and several bodies are likely to inside it. Chances of finding any survivors inside the debris are next to impossible," Reddy said.
He also confirmed that all the bodies in the chopper crash, which took place on Tuesday in north of Gaurikund, have been recovered. "20, including 9 NDRF personnel, were on board Mi-17 V-5 and all bodies have been recovered," Reddy told the media in a press conference.
Despite the crash, the Indian Air Force continued its rescue and relief operations on Wednesday. "We owe it to the lives our people whom we have lost, that we sustain the mission and complete it successfully," Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne said.
The IAF chief in a press release also said that on Wednesday 64 sorties were flown and about 636 persons were airlifted.
List of missing ITBP and NDRF personnel
Missing ITBP personnel
Name: Nand Ram
Father's name: Sh. Kama Ram
Address: Vill- Hans Koti, Po- Meeng Gadhera, Distt- Chamoli,(Gopeshwar),
Name: Jayender Prasad
Father's name: Sh. Shankar Dutt
Address: Vill- Sama. Patti, Lamridhar, Po- Anjanisain, District- Tehri- Garhwal, PS - Tehri, State- Uttarakhand.
Name: Jomon PG
Father's name: George Kutty
Address: Vill- Pallipuram, PO- K.R. Puram, The- Cherthala, District- Alappuzha (Alleppey), State- Kerala, Pin Code- 688556
Name: Bibhuti Roy
Father's name: Sh. Tarun Candra Roy
Address: Vill- Charai Khola, Po- Bisondai, Distt- Dhubri, State- Assam
Name: Sarvesh Kumar
Father's name: Sh. Raja Ram
Address: Vill- Hebatpura, Po- Hebatpura, Distt- Jhansi, State- Uttar Pradesh
Name: Ajay Lal
Father's name: Sh. Mohan Lal
Address: Vill- Thirpak, Po- Thirpak, Distt- Chamoli (Gopeshwar), State - Uttarakhand, Pin- 246449
Missing 8th Bn. NDRF personnel
Name: Sh. Nitya Nand Gupta
Father's name: Sh. Manna Lal Gupta
Address: Vill+Po+ Ps- Chaubepur, Distt- Kanpur, State- Uttar Pradesh.
Name: Bhim Singh
Father's name: Sh. Padam Singh
Address: Vill+Po- Bobiya, The- Hira Nagar, Distt- Kathua, State- J&K, Pin- 184142
Name: Satish Kumar
Father's name: Sh. Attar Singh
Address: Vill+Po- Dudhwa, P.S+Teh -Charkhi Dadri, Distt- Bhiwani, State- Haryana.
Name: K. Vinaygan
Father's name: Shri. K. Krishnan
Address: Vill- Chinna Bandapalli, Po- M. Bandapalli, The- Pothlapattu, Distt- Chittoor, State- Andhra Pradesh. Pin-517127
Name: Bassavaraj Yaragatti
Fathe's name: Sh. Tulasappa Yaragatti
Address: Vill+Po- Jagapur, The+Ps-Naragund, Distt- Gadag, State- Karnataka, Pin- 582207
Name: Santosh Kumar Paswan
Father's name: Sh. Dev Narayan Paswan
Address: Vill- Bhakara, Po- Satgawan, Distt+Teh- Koderma, State- Jharkhand, Pin-805132
Name: Sanjiva Kumar
Father's name: Sh. Goutam Ji
Address: Vill- Patnari, Po- Akhop, T.O- Belthara Road, Distt- Ballia, State- UP, Pin- 221715
Name: Pawar Shashi Kant Ramesh
Father's name: Sh. Pawar Ramesh
Address: Vill+Po+Ps- Betawat, Teh- Shindkheda, Distt- Dhuliya, State- Maharashtra, Pin- 425403
Name: Ahir Rao Ganesh
Father's name: Sh. Ahir Rao Hanumant Bitthal
Address: Vill+Po- Badala Badali, Ps+Teh Chalis Gaon, Distt- Jallgaon, State- Maharashtra, Pin- 424102
Save the Children contact details:
Website : www.savethechildren.in
Phone : 011-42294900 / 66141335
Uttarkashi: 01374-226126, 226161
The ITBP helpline and control room numbers: 011-24362892, 9968383478
Army medical emergency helpline numbers: 18001805558, 18004190282, 8009833388
Uttarakhand Helpline numbers: 0135-2710334, 2710335, 2710233
Railway helpline numbers at Haridwar: 09760534054/09760534055;
Special helpline numbers:
State Disaster Management Centre: 0135-2710334, 2710335, 2718401-04. Fax: 2718400, 6555523, 6555524
Others: 09755444486, 09808151240, 09837134399, 999779124, 9451901023, 9456755206, 9634535758
For more information, please see the website where details are available: http://uk.gov.in
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Haridwar Control Room Numbers: 01334-233727, 01334-265876, 01334-223999, 01334-226849
Contact Person Dr Naresh Chaudhary: 9837352202