SDRF

  • Kedarnath pilgrimage from May 4; 1,000 pilgrims to visit daily 08-04-2014 05:17 PM

    Dehradun: 1,000 devotees will be allowed to visit Kedarnath shrine daily when its portals are opened on May 4, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said and sought to allay safety concerns of pilgrims. The number of visitors to the Himalayan shrine is being regulated to avoid any confusion in case of...
  • Harish Rawat orders deployment of SDRF perosnnel on Char Dham route 25-03-2014 11:26 PM

    In a bid to put a fool-proof security system into place before the Char Dham yatra begins in May, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has ordered substantial deployment of SDRF personnel in danger zones prone to natural disasters en route to the famous Himalayan shrines located in the state. Reviewing...
  • Harish Rawat orders appointing 'well trained and dedicated' personnel in SDRF 13-02-2014 08:04 AM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday ordered appointment of "well trained" police personnel in the State Disaster Response Force constituted on the lines of NDRF in the wake of 2013 calamity. At a meeting with senior officials, including DGP BS Sidhu, Rawat said selection of personnel for appointment to...
  • Govt okays 2 panels, special unit for crisis response 05-08-2013 07:39 PM

    Uttarakhand Cabinet on Monday cleared proposals for the setting up of two committees for disaster management and a specialised disaster response force to deal with natural calamities in the state. The two committees for disaster management one for sanctioning, the other for monitoring received the nod at a Cabinet meeting...