Cab secy leads rescue ops

The National Disaster Crises Management Committee headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth has helped to remove bureaucratic hurdles for faster relief and rescue measures. The panel had helped to ensure better coordination between the Central and state agencies.

india Updated: Jun 27, 2013 00:57 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

The National Disaster Crises Management Committee headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth has helped to remove bureaucratic hurdles for faster relief and rescue measures. The panel had helped to ensure better coordination between the Central and state agencies.

The committee removed hurdles for faster movement of aviation fuel to carry out chopper rescue operations. It was instrumental in ensuring that BSNL did quick repair of telecom towers to improve connectivity. Many Central government secretaries, representatives of rescue forces and resident commissioner of Uttarakhand met every day. HTC

First Published: Jun 27, 2013 00:56 IST