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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacts with brave personnel involved in rescue operation in ropeway accident in Deoghar, Jharkhand


Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah, who also attended the interaction, congratulated and thanked NDRF, Air Force, ITBP, Army and representatives of District Administration

It was a very difficult operation carried out patiently by brave personnel, in short time frame, many agencies carried out the operation together displaying very good coordination and least damage

Home Minister expressed his deepest condolences to families who lost their loved ones in the tragic accident, and hoped that God shall give them the strength to bear this loss

There has been a major change in approach to disaster management since 2014, as before 2014 there was only a relief-centric approach, but after Shri Narendra Modi became Prime Minister,
saving human lives

became an additional component of disaster management

After extensive discussions and planning, a system has been evolved beginning with the NDRF and then downwards to the SDRFs, District Collectors and villages, this system works well in most difficult situations with mutual coordination on the basis of their practice and is ready to save lives at all times, the rescue operations in the Deoghar accident is one such example

Posted On: 13 APR 2022 10:30PM by PIB Delhi

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with the brave personnel involved in the rescue operation of the ropeway accident in Deoghar, Jharkhand. Union Home and Cooperation Minister Shri Amit Shah also attended the interaction. The Union Home Minister congratulated and thanked the NDRF, Air Force, ITBP, Army and representatives of the District Administration.

Shri Amit Shah said that it was a very difficult operation which was carried out patiently by the brave personnel. A number of agencies carried out the operation together displaying very good coordination and least damage, in a very short time frame. The Union Minister expressed his deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in this tragic accident, and hoped that God shall give them the strength to bear this loss. 

Union Home Minister said that after 2014, there has been a big change in the approach to disaster management in the country. Before 2014, there was only relief-centric approach but after Shri Narendra Modi assumed the post of Prime Minister, the approach of saving human lives has become an additional component of disaster management. Shri Amit Shah said that after extensive discussions and planning, a system has been evolved beginning with the NDRF and then downwards to the SDRFs, District Collectors and villages, and this system works well in the most difficult situations with mutual coordination on the basis of their practice and is ready to save lives at all times. The rescue operations in the Deoghar accident is one such example of this.

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