At least eight bodies have been recovered after an avalanche hit Sumna area of Joshimath sector in Chamoli district on April 23, informed Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar on April 24.
Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar on April 10 informed about the changes done in the ongoing Kumbh Mela amid rising cases of COVID-19.
Work to widen the flow of the lake formed at Rishi Ganga in Chamoli is underway. Indo-Tibetan Border Police jawans, SDRF officials and other organizations are carrying out this joint operation.
Uttarakhand Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Kumar chaired review meeting with officials over 2021 Haridwar Kumbh Mela at Police HQ in Dehradun on February 19.
JCB machines are continuously on the task to clear the tunnel near Tapovan dam in Chamoli district. Teams are focused towards clearing the debris and slush which is blocking the way.
The death toll from the Uttarakhand glacier disaster rose to 30 with the recovery of two more bodies, even as a multi-agency operation to rescue around 30 workers feared trapped inside a swamped tunnel at the Tapovan power project in Chamoli district continued on Tuesday.
The workers who are missing in Chamoli disaster are most probably from eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, informed Director of General Police of Uttarakhand, Ashok Kumar on February 08 to ANI.
Rescue operations continued on the second day at Joshimath in Chamoli following glacier burst on February 08. 12 people were rescued from one tunnel on Feb 07 and the second tunnel is being cleared with the help of JCB machines.