13th Feb 2018 10:02:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

PASIGHAT, Feb 13:The Central  Inter-Ministerial Team on arriving here today  made on the spot  visits  and aerial survey  to inspect the  damages caused by flood , landslides and other natural calamities in the year 2017 in East Siang. A memorandum was submitted to the Joint Secretary, MHA, Prakash who led the six member central team by Deputy Commissioner, East Siang, Tamiyo Tatak, apprising of the flood damages caused by monsoon fury during 2017  in East Siang, as a large part of the District also lies in the foothill areas .

Minister Animal Husbandry & Veterinary, Mohesh Chai and Parliamentary Secretaries  Disaster Management  Kaling Moyong &(WRD), Gum Tayeng were also present on the occasion.

Earlier, during the inspection at Poglek Korong (Stream)  ZPM, Bosing I , Namuk Taloh, apprised the visiting team that WRC  fields were submerged, horticulture gardens damaged and livestock affected. Besides, a large portion of the upstream hilly areas, the downstream villages also faced the flood fury.

The DC also apprised of the extensive damages caused to various vital infrastructure like roads, bridges and cultivations by the Poglek Stream and the disruption caused to road communication of the vital lifeline of Pasighat –Ledum-Tene-Koyu Road.  Later , the Inter-Ministerial team also visited Sibo-Korong area and assessed  the damages caused including Gidi-Notko Boundary wall.

Later, the DC, in his PPT presentation, briefed on flood damages caused and highlighted villages under Mebo-SubDivision particularly, Mer,Gadum, Namsing, Silluk and in under Pasighat Sadar, Jarku, Pasighat Market Areas, Police Colony including Teking and Sibut Villages were most affected. 783. 37 Hectares of Cultivated lands under Agriculture and  2.12 hectares under Horticulture have been affected during 2017, he further informed. The DC also presented the sector wise damages report.

 The team while noting the report on the damages caused to infrastructure in various sectors also noted the extensive losses suffered by the farmers.


Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
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