ITBP-DRDO team reaches site of artificial lake developed by flashflood in Uttarakhand

Base camp set up; suitable location chosen for making helipad

ITBP-DRDO team reaches site of artificial lake developed by flashflood in Uttarakhand

The ITBP team is also exploring ways for smooth discharge of water from the lake.

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, February 17

An Indo-Tibetan Border Police team with officials from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) reached Murenda on Wednesday, where a natural lake has been formed after the recent floods in Chamoli in Uttarakhand.

The team has established its base camp and has selected a suitable location for making a helipad, an ITBP spokesperson said.

The helipad is being developed with proper markings and other aids to guide the aircrew.

One ITBP party with DRDO official has also moved ahead to the lake area for recce and to access the threat level posed by the artificial lake.

The ITBP team is also exploring ways for smooth discharge of water from the lake.

Tribune Shorts


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