24x7 emergency control room set up

DIMAPUR, AUG 1 (NPN): | Publish Date: 8/2/2018 12:43:25 AM IST

 In order to monitor damages of roads, both State & National Highways all over Nagaland, an emergency Control Room has been set up at the office of the Engineer-in- Chief, PWD which will be available 24x7. 

Informing this in a press note, Home Commissioner, R. Ramakrishnan said the control room will be manned by the officers of the department round the clock. Individual/organization may report on road damages/status of the roads directly to the control room at- 9436016005 (M), Dy.CE- 9436832299, asst. engineer 0370-2222827 or mail to

Ramakrishnan has also requested Food and Civil Supplies department to be ready with sufficient stock or essential commodities for supply to far-flung districts.

Meanwhile, Home Commissioner has also appraised Union Home Secretary and Defence ministry about the crisis situation.  He informed that the state Capital, Kohima along with almost all districts particularly Phek, Kiphire and Tuensang have been cut off for two days due to numerous landslides. 

In this regard, Home Commissioner has sought immediate assistance from the Central government and its various agencies including the paramilitary and military forces, Indian Air Force and National Disaster Response Force to assist the state machineries. 


IRS Kohima activated: For the management of various disasters in Kohima district, the deputy commissioner (DC) and District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) chairman Kohima, Rajesh Soundararajan, has activated the Incident Response System (IRS) Kohima.

According to an official bulletin, IRS was activated as per the power conferred upon the DDMA Kohima in the Disaster Management Act 2005 Section 26 and Section 30. 

In this regard, the DC has directed DDMA members and departments to gather all resources of the concerned department in terms of man-power, machineries, tools and emergency essential kits and commodities.

Further, DC has informed the below mentioned HoDs or their representative to report immediately to ADC Hq and Nodal Officer, DDMA Kohima, Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa: E.E, PWD R&B (South Division/Chiephobozou Division); E.E PWD NH; Chief Medical Officer, Kohima; Urban Development Officer, Kohima; District Commandant, Home Guards & Civil Defence, Kohima; DPRO, Kohima; Platoon Commander, SDRF Kohima

Sr. SP, Kohima; Commandant 4th NAP, Thizama; Commandant 10th IR Zhadima; Commanding Officer  9 Assam Rifles; Commanding Officer 3 Assam Rifles; Commanding Officer, 164 Territorial Army, Naga Bn; Commanding Officer , 15 BRTF; Officer-in-Charge, Fire & Emergency Services; RTO, Kohima; Commanding Officer, 93 BSF; Officer-in-Charge, NPTO (Control Room & Communication); Administrator, Kohima Municipal Council; Assistant Director of Supply, Kohima; GIS(Aerial survey); E.E Power and E.E, PHED.

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