Uttarakhand Disaster Relief & Rehabilitation Initiative – An Update (as on 18 July 2013)


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Uttarakhand Disaster Relief & Rehabilitation Initiative – An Update (as on 18 July 2013)

  1. 1. Uttarakhand Disaster Relief & Rehabilitation Initiative - An Update (as on 18 July 2013) The continuous rains from 14 -17 June 2013 accompanied by cloubdburts caused grave natural disaster in the hills of Uttarakhand impacting five districts - Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag (which also has the Kedarnath Valley), Chamoli, Tehri and Pithoragarh. The tradegy having struck at the time of the Char Dham yatra, both the locals and visiting piligrims were impacted by the calamity. More than 1 lakh people were rescued in the ensuing rescue effort. As per official estimates as on date, 580 people have been declared dead and 5748 are missing. In addition to the immense loss of precious lives and damage to property & infrastructure, the disaster has also caused loss of livelihoods, the economy of Garhwal hills depending primarily upon the Char Dham yatra for sustenance. The rebuilding effort required is massive and at least medium term Flood affected areas NATURE’S FURY Photographs taken by CII Team
  2. 2. CII is carrying out relief and rehabilitation under the aegis of the CII Foundation. PHASE 1 - Relief camps to be organized at each of the Tehsils of district Rudraprayag - Jakholi, Rudraprayag, Ukhimath. In Chamoli camp to be organized at Narayanbagar in Pinder Valley PHASE 2 - Rehabilitation in district Rudraprayag - Broad Focus (The specific intervention area and plan will be finalized in consultation with the State Government) CII team spent 5 days visiting Rudraprayag & Chamoli districts. from 29 June - 3 July 2013, interacting with the villagers to understand their requirements. The team also met with District Magistrate Chamoli, Deputy District Magistrate Rudraprayag, SDM Rudraprayag, Tehsildars, Members of Gram Panchayats & Patwaris. Tehsil Jakholi - Camps held at Sumadi & Chaka on 16 July 2013. 100 families from 10 villages reached out. Narayanbagar - Camp held on 17 July 2013, 150 families from 30 villages reached out. Material distributed: Waterpurifiers, Solar Lanterns with mobile charging facility, Cots, Mattresses, Quilts, Blankets, Hygiene items & Torches. Agastmuni—Distribution held over 3 days 20 to 22 July 2013, 143 families from 21 villages reached out. In addition to the above relief material Temporary shelters and medicines were also provided. Next camp planned at: Tehsil Ukhimath - Camp dates yet to be finalized. • House Building (Pre fab houses) • School & Community Centres • Making clean drinking water available • Explore Livelihoods for locals • Explore special projects with NGOs • Facilitating Backhoe loaders for road repairs from member companies - 3 provided by JCB India Ltd, another 3 being provided by Tractors India Pvt Ltd • Medicines handed over to CMO District Rudraprayag.
  3. 3. Mantosh Sondhi Centre 23 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road New Delhi (India) - 110003 Ph: 011-24629994-7 Fax: 011-24682229 CII Uttarakhand State Office 30/1, Rajpur Road, Nepal House Dehradun (Uttarakhand) - 248001 Ph: 0135.2745120 Fax: 0135-2745121 We have also received contributions from CII Staff & Staff of Member companies For making a contribution please contact following CII Staff: Rajesh Gopinathan (NCR) - 98180 95427 / Vijay Thakur (Chandigarh) - 98153 53521 / Vibha Malhotra (Uttarakhand) - 99970 30901 Dr Lalit Mishra, SDM Agastmuni Mr Md Aslam, DDO, Narayanbagar Mr Rajendra Nautiyal, Social Worker Rudraprayag Mr Avtar Singh Rana, Social Worker Agastmuni Mr H S Rawat, Social Worker Chamoli Mr Puran Lal, Patwari, Chaka Mr Asadu Lal, Patwari, Kotbangar Mr Y S Rana, Patwari, Agastmuni Mr S P Bhatt, Patwari, Turetha, Jakholi Jamna Lal Bajaj Foundation DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd TIL Welfare Trust SRF Welfare Trust Jubilant Lifesciences Ltd & Its Employees Aertex Electrovoice Corp Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd Ambica Steels Ltd Anup Industries Ltd Associated Soapstone Distributing Company Astra Microwave Avaneetha Textiles Pvt Ltd Avond Mold Plast Pvt Ltd Beeam Industries Pvt Ltd Bengal Tools Ltd Bosch Limited BRK Commodity India Ltd Capitol Nonwovens Chemtura Chemicals India Pvt Ltd Cholayil Pvt Ltd Colgate Palmolive (India) Ltd Cooper Bussmann India Pvt. Ltd Daya Krishna Vidyawati Charity Trust Defence Equippers Deki Electronics Ltd Diamond International Pvt Ltd Drish Shoes Ltd Dr Sabharwal’s Manufacturing Labs Eagle Burgmann India Pvt Ltd ED&S India Elin Appliances Pvt Ltd Essel Propack Ltd Eveready Industries India Ltd Everest Industries Fairfield Manufacturing Company Flora o Foods Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Ltd Godrej Consumer Products Limited Gravita India Ltd Grundfos Pumps India Pvt Ltd & Its Employees Guru Nanak Auto Enterprises Ltd Great Value Hotels HIIPL Unitech Trade Centre Hi - Tech Gears Ltd Honeywell & Its Employees Hotel Padmini Nivas, Mussoorie IDS Infotech Ltd & Its Employees Integra Software Jaipur Rugs Co Pvt Ltd Janatics JCB India Ltd Johnson & Johnson Ltd Jindal Steels JVS Foods Pvt Ltd Kalpa Industries KHS Machinery Pvt Ltd Kusalava International Ltd KVS Group & Its Employees Linaks Pressings Maco Private Limited Maini Group Mark Exhaust Systems Ltd Mastek Ltd Mayur Leather Products Ltd Mayur Uniquoters Limited Mercedes - Benz India Pvt Ltd Micromatic Grinding Technologies Ltd Minda Corporation Ltd & Its Employees More Pen Laboratories Mrs Bector’s Food Specialties Ltd National Engineering Industries Ltd Neptune Life sciences Pvt Ltd NIMH Technolinks North Shore Technologies Pvt Ltd On The Go Overlikon Balzers Coating Overlikon Textiles Overlikon Leybold Vacuum Pranjape Auto Cast Pvt Ltd Phoenix Conveyor Belt PMS Flashmatics Pvt Ltd Promed Exports Pvt Ltd PTC Industries Limited Quantum School of Technology Ralson (India) Limited RHI Clasil Limited RMSI Pvt Ltd & Its Employees Rotary International District 3140 Safexpress Pvt Ltd Sandhar Technologies Ltd Shivam Autotech Ltd Sidharth Engineering SKM Egg Products Export (India) Ltd SRSL International Pvt Ltd Steel Cast Ltd Taylor Rubber Pvt Ltd Techno Centre (India) Pvt Ltd Terex India Pvt Limited Terminal Technologies (I) Pvt Ltd TVS E Servicetec Ltd TVS Electronics Ltd TVS Investments Ltd Uttarakhand Teleglobal Pvt Ltd Vedhavalli Murli Iyengar Vidhata Industries Pvt Ltd Wartsila India Ltd Yi Bhopal Yi Coimbatore (List as on 24 July 2013)