State has best arrangements for disaster control: Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh has made best arrangements for disaster control by using state-of-the-art technology. Team Madhya Pradesh is ready to deal with every situation of all kinds of disasters like flood, earthquake, fire, accident, etc.

Chouhan said, “I congratulate all the concerned departments including the Home Department, Home Guards, SDERF for the incredible efforts.”

Chouhan on Friday dedicated the State Level Situation Room set up at Vallabh Bhawan Annexe-2 and the State Level Control and Command Center established at Home Guard Headquarters. On this occasion Director General of Police Vivek Johri, DG Home Guards, Additional Chief Secretary Rajesh Rajoura, Additional Chief Secretary S.N. Mishra, etc., were present.

Chouhan said that now a strong network for disaster management has been formed in the State. State level Situation Rooms have been linked with State Level Control and Command Centers of 52 districts.

The Chief Minister said that with the development of this network and the use of state-of-the-art technology, it will not only make quick rescue and relief operations possible but will also make live monitoring of rescue and relief operations possible.

Various types of databases like updated water level of all dams, updated status of opening of gates of dams, updated water level of rivers through river gauge-level, updated database of Meteorological Department, real time database of ambulances and vehicles of Dial-100 and Dial-108, 10 thousand CCTV of traffic, live feed of cameras, live feed of 500 cameras of smart city will be made through 1000 Mbps leased line at State Level Situation Room and State Level Control Command Center. Arrangement to use live feed access of total 16 departments has been made. Live feed of various religious places and fair sites will also be available to the Situation Room and State Level Control Command Center. In these, better management will be ensured from the state level in the case of of a disastrous situation.

District command and control call centers are being set up in 45 out of 52 districts of the state, and in the 7 smart city districts, the integrated command and control centres established earlier under the Smart City Project will be used.