Hoshangabad : A meeting of disaster management authority was held to make the outline of preparation for any disaster. Collector Sanket Bhondve addressing the people said that a team of Civil Defense Volunteers has been created before rainy season to be ready for any emergency.
Municipal Corporation president Ahilesh Khandelwal, assistant collector HS Meena, divisional commandant Home Guard Usha Damor, Hoshangabad SDM Ritu Chouhan, Piparia SDM Rajesh Shahi, and other concerned officers were present in the meeting. Bhondve instructed the sub-divisional officers to prepare five thousand civil defense volunteers each in Itarsi and Hoshangabad, two thousand in small Municipal Corporation areas, two hundred in Gram Panchayats and twenty five in each village. A nodal officer will also be needed. Bhondve also said that voluntary organizations like Jan Abhiyan Parishad, Rotary club and Lion’s club will also be helping in the campaign. Other essential instructions were also provided to the concerned officers.