Transcript of "Uttarakhand Disaster Relief & Rehabilitation Initiative – An Update (as on 18 July 2013)"
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
Photographs taken by CII Team
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.
Mantosh Sondhi Centre
23 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road
New Delhi (India) - 110003
CII Uttarakhand State Office
30/1, Rajpur Road, Nepal House
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) - 248001
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)