Natural Disaster in Uttrakhand

Steps Taken By The Government

The Government

The Government has said that the cultivable land located in the flood plains or the land falling in the course of meandering rivers like Ganga are subject to erosion by rivers at various locations during floods every year. The major States affected by land erosion due to river Ganga are Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal.

Preparation

The Minister of Water Resources has informed the House that the Government of India had set up Ganga Flood Control Commission for preparation of comprehensive master plans for flood control measures in the Ganga basin States.

Chief Minister of Utter Pradesh

Directives to deal with flood situation in eastern districts of Uttar Pradesh have been issued and the government would take all possible steps to avert a tragedy, Chief Minister AkhileshYadav said t the Public.