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Of 4,862 large dams, only 349 have emergency disaster action plans: CAG

23 Jul 2017 | IANS | New Delhi

Only 349 of 4,862 India's large dams have emergency disaster action plans in place, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India's performance report on flood control and management schemes of the Water Resources Ministry has revealed. "Out of 4,862 large dams, emergency action plans or disaster management plans of only 349 dams, which is seven per cent, were prepared (March 2016)...

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Health officials alerted as water recedes

29 Jul 2017 | PNS | Ranchi

Following incessant rain resulting into water logging and flooding of most of the areas, District Administrations looking at the possibility of contamination of water with sewage or drainage systems all over the State, has alerted the health officials to be vigilant and take immediate steps if any such case was identified in their areas. Meanwhile, the process of relief work has also been started by authorities with the help of...

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