Uttarakhand cabinet meeting on Joshimath case today, these proposals may be approved
The Dhami government can take major decisions regarding the affected people in the cabinet meeting today on the Joshimath case. Sources said that all these issues will be considered in the cabinet meeting. The proposal to give maximum compensation to disaster-affected families can be approved.
Demolition of houses and hotels declared unsafe due to landslides is underway in Joshimath, Uttarakhand. But due to bad weather, there is a problem at work. The cabinet meeting is going to be held today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. It is believed that the Joshimath case can be discussed in detail. Many issues can be discussed in the cabinet meeting. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has also held a meeting to take stock of the situation in Joshimath.
The Joshimath case may be discussed in the cabinet meeting chaired by CM Pushkar Singh Dhami today. The idea is on to identify land in Pipalkoti, Gauchar and Kotibagh for the disaster-affected people of Joshimath. A final decision on this can be taken in the cabinet itself. Also, work is underway on the displacement and rehabilitation policy for the families affected by the landslide in Joshimath. Brainstorming is going on on the proposal to revise the relief amount. Sources said that all these issues will be considered in the cabinet meeting.
On the other hand, sources told that a proposal of one thousand crore rupees is being prepared in the form of a central government relief package. Some more important subjects are also being brought up in the cabinet meeting. Till late night today, the officials of the Disaster Management Department were busy preparing for the cabinet meeting.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday inquired about the situation in Joshimath. Amit Shah discussed the steps taken to remove the difficulties of the people in a high-level meeting of four Union Ministers and top officials. Four Union Ministers – Nitin Gadkari (Road Transport), R. Of. Singh (Energy), Bhupendra Yadav (Environment and Forest) and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (Jal Shakti).
Secretary Disaster Management Sinha said that the work of evacuating the affected people to safer places is going on, but the work is getting affected due to bad weather. 27 more families have moved to temporary relief centres. The number of houses that have developed cracks in the city has increased to 760. A total of 169 families with 589 members have been shifted to relief centers so far.