NDMA conducts table top exercise at Pahalgam

Anantnag:  The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a table-top exercise at Pahalgam today in preparation for the upcoming Shri Amarnath Yatra (SANJY) 2024.

The meeting was chaired by Major General Sudhir Bahl (Retd), who took a review of the various agencies and departments involved in disaster management in the context of SANJY 2024.

Earlier, the meeting commenced with opening remarks by Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd). He stressed on the national significance of the Yatra and emphasised on the importance of swift mitigation and response to any disaster and hazards including cloud bursts, floods, fire, landslides, rockfalls etc.

Later, under the chairmanship of Major General Sudhir Bahl (Retd), various departments, agencies and authorities including National Disaster Response Force, State Disaster Response Force, J&K Police, CRPF,  Fire and Emergency Services,  India Meteorological Department, Border Roads Organisation and others presented their preparedness.

Notably, the SANJY 2024 is scheduled to begin from 29th June on both Baltal and Pahalgam axes.

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