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Flood Control Mechanism

  In   order to cope up with the monsoons, I&F.C. Deptt. undertakes   pre-monsoon anti water-logging & flood control measures every year,   like desilting of all the Trunk Drains, Restoration of anti erosion   works like spurs, installation of control rooms and check post at   various stations etc.
A flood control order, giving contingencies   plans to meet any serious floods in river yamuna, is issued every year   prior to onset of monsoons.

The following machinery is set into operation for disaster management during extra-ordinary floods.

Constitution of Apex Committee:-

An Apex Committee has been constituted under   the Chairmanship of Hon'ble Chief Minister, Delhi to recommend,   supervise and co-ordinate flood control measures in the National Capital   Territory of Delhi. The Composition of the committee is as under:

1.Hon'ble Chief Minister, Delhi - Chairperson
2.All Ministers, Delhi Govt.
3.All M.P.'s from Delhi (Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha)
4.Sh. Rajesh Jain, MLA
5.Sh. Prahlad Singh Sawhney, MLA
6.Sh. Veer Singh Dhingan, MLA
7.Sh. Kanwar Karan singh, MLA
8.Sh. Devendra Yadav, MLA
9.Chief Secretary, Delhi
10.Principal Secretary ( Rev.)- Cum-Divisional Commissioner, Delhi
11.Principal Secretary (Urban Development), Delhi
12.General Officer Commanding, Army, Delhi Area, Delhi Cantt -110010
13.Member (River Management)/ Chief Engineer (North Zone),C.W.C. Govt. of India
14.Commissioner of Police, Delhi
15.Development Commissioner/Pr. Secretary (I&FC), Govt. of Delhi
16.Vice Chairman, D.D.A
17.Commissioner, M.C.D-East,North,South.
18.Principal Secretary, P.W.D.
19.Pr. Secretary (Health), Delhi
20E-in C, N.D.M.C
21.Commissioner (Transport)
22.Commissioner (Food & Supplies)
23.Chief Engineer (Irrigation & Flood Control), Zone-I/Zone-II.
24.Director General, Mobile Civil Engineering Force Army.
25.Director General, Home Guard and Civil Defence
26.Chief Executive Officer, Delhi Jal Board
27.Chairman, B.S.E.S./NDPL
28.Chief General Manager, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited
29.Chairman, standing Committee, MCD- East, North, South.
30.Chairman, DJB

Secertary   (Rev.)-Cum-Divisional Commissioner, who is incharge of Flood Control   and Relief measures functions as Convenor Secretary of the Committee and   shall be assissted by D.C. (East) in discharging these functions.

The   Apex Committee will normally meet by the last week of June, and    subsequently at such times as necessitated by exigency of flood   situation as assessed by the Central Flood Control Room (vested with the   responsibility) and clarified subsequently.


A   Central Flood Control Room will be established to assist the Apex   committee would function round the clock in the Office of  the D.C.   (East) L.M. Bund, Shastri Nagar, Delhi w.e.f. 15th June 2012 to 15th   Oct. 2012 every year or till monsoon withdraws, whichever is later. The   S.D.M. Gandhi Nagar will be the Officer-in-charge of the Central Flood   Control Room. Contact Telephone No. of this Control Room will   be 22051234 (Disaster Management Cell) 22047073.

 The   following organizations/offices depute a Liaison Officer (of a fairly   senior level) to be available in this control Room in each shift:-

1.MCD and NDMC
5.Home Guards & Civil Defence
6.Food & Civil Supplies
7.Irrigation & Flood Control Deptt. Govt. of Delhi.
8.Delhi Development Authority
9.Education Department
10.P.W.D., Govt. of Delh
12.Delhi Jal Board

The name of Liaison Officers along with details   like the Telephone Numbers and official/residential addresses shall be   communicated to the Officer-in-Charge before 15th June 2012 and the   liaison officers shall be present in the Flood Control Room after   receipt of the first warning signal, as explained under the "Scheme of   Operation".

Liaison Officers from Army/Air Force shall also   posted to the Central Flood Control room when the Army /Air Force help   is requisitioned by the Government of Delhi.

Following are the functions of Central Flood Control Room:-

1.To receive flood warnings and other related information.
2.To submit Flood situation   reports to the Hon'ble LG, Chief Minister, Chief Secretary, Divisional   Commissioner and Secretary (I&FC) every evening, or as and when the   circumstances may require.
3.To convey Flood situation   reports and orders relating to flood control measures to the Sector   Officers/Sector Control Rooms and the concerned   Organisations/Departments of the Administration (through their Liaison   Officers).
4.To issue necessary Flood warnings and directions for evacuation.
5.To arrange necessary food articles and relief supplies.
6.To maintain Liaison with Upper Yamuna Division of C.W.C., R.K. Puram, New Delhi and Army/Air Force, when ever required.
7.To maintain a fleet of vehicles needed for mobility of staff and the relief measures.

  The control Room shall maintain a log-book of   the messages received and despatched by it. The directions received   from the senior officers and transmitted shall also recorded in the   log-book under the initials of the Officer incharge.

A Control Room will be also set up at ISBT,   in the office of the chief engineer (I&F), Govt. of Delhi, which   will start functioning from 15th June, 2012 to 15th Oct. 2012 or till   monsoon withdraws, whichever is later. This Control room will remain in   constant touch with wireless station at Katwaria Sarai-Central Water   Commission; in the Office of the D.C. (East), L.M. Bund, Shastri Nagar.   Delhi, and will coordinates the activities of the Flood Control Deptt.
In   addition to the above, a number of regional posts and wireless stations   of Flood Control Deptt. will be set up at the following important   locations along river Yamuna, Najafgarh Drain, Supplementary Drain,   Jahangir Puri Outfall Drain and Trunk Drain No. 1 to monitor the   situation regarding floods or drainage congestion & handle any   eventuality, effectively:   

Sl. No.River/DrainName of Wireless PostLocation
1.River Yamuna(i) PallaPalla Store, CD-VI
(ii) JhangolaJhangola Store, CD-VI
(iii) HirankiHiranki Store, CD-VI
(iv) JagatpurJagatpur Bund RD 1450 m, CD-VI
(v) Left Forward BundL.F. Bund Store, CD-IV
(vi) Mughal BundMughal Bund Store, CD-III
(vii) L.M. BundOffice Complex, S.E.(FC-I)
(viii) Jaitpur

Jaitpur Store, CD-V

(ix) ChillaChilla Store, CD-III
2.Najafgarh Drain (i) Dhansa Dhansa Store, CD-I
(ii) Chawala Chawala Store, CD-I
(iii) Kakraula Kakraula Store, CD-I
(iv) Basaidarapur Office Complex, CD-XIII
(v) Bharat Nagar Office Complex, CD-II
(vi) Rohini Office Complex, CD-VI
(vii) Kanjhawala Kanjhawala Store, CD-VIII
3.Supplementary Drain (i) Nangloi Office Complex, MD-I
(ii) Rohini Office Complex, CD-IX
4.Jahangirpuri Outfall DrainGopalpurGopalpur Store, CD-X
5.Trunk Drain No.-I T.D. No.-I RD 10300 M, CD-IV
6.DDA-Naseerpur Drain NaseerpurNaseerpur Store, CD-I

  The above Flood Control Posts will   be connected with the Flood Control Room at ISBT and Central Flood   Control Room in the Office of Deputy Commissioner (East) through a   network of wireless sets, to transmit/receive messages.

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