DC East chairs monsoon preparedness cum coordination meet

Gangtok, 26 May [IPR]:District Collector cum Chairperson District Disaster Management Authority [East], KapilMeena today chaired monsoon preparedness cum coordination meeting with all the Public Sector Units [PSUs] and private companies of the district today at the ZillaPanchayatBhawan in the capital.

The meeting was participated by Nodal Officers from all the companies.

The DC reviewed monsoon preparedness of all the companies in the district. Onsite disaster management plans were also submitted by the companies.

The companies, however, were also asked to prepare offsite disaster management plan.

Elaborate discussions were held on trainings related to disaster management, conducting mock drills on various disasters by the companies, Corporate Social Responsibility activities undertaken by the companies during the last three years including the current year, issues pertaining to local employment, labor related issues, compensation for employees injured during working hours, pollution control and waste treatment facilities and health camps/medical camps and career counseling undertaken by the companies.

MrMeena requested all the companies to make a comprehensive onsite and offsite plan including the preparedness and mitigation plan and submit it to the District Administration within 15 days.

With regard to CSR activities being undertaken by the companies, the District Collector urged the companies to select specific areas and focus on its overall development. He also stressed that CSR activities should be focused on State Government Programs like organic farming, eradication of Tuberculosis, etc.