CHANDIGARH-Due to incessant rainfall within the catchment space of the Beas River, very excessive influx to the tune of round 7, 00, 000 cusecs had been obtained within the Pong Dam. The residents of the 5 districts are suggested to not go close to the River.
The most stage of the pong dam is 1390.00 ft as determined by all of the accomplice states whereas the present stage of Pong Dam is 1395.91 ft. He stated the utmost designed water stage is 1421 ft and the dam might simply maintain water as much as 1400 ft.
To accommodate future inflows, it has been determined to start out management releases from the Dam to the tune of round 68, 000 cusecs. The launch shall be achieved in a managed method and will likely be elevated progressively, subsequently the individuals of the Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Tarn Taran districts are suggested to not go close to the River. The determination has been taken to accommodate future inflows and the dams are having enough storage to retailer future water inflows.
Water Resources Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer stated that the river banks have been sufficiently strengthened to hold these excessive discharges. The discipline employees of the division has been requested to maintain the place 24 hours a day.
Meanwhile, Chief Secretary Anurag Verma held a gathering with all Deputy Commissioners via video conferencing to debate the state of affairs arising on account of extra water influx into the dams on account of heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh. The Chief Secretary stated that the security of individuals’s life and property is the best precedence and work ought to be achieved to maintain the individuals residing alongside the rivers protected. He requested to be ready to cope with any state of affairs and arrange aid camps if essential. He stated that fixed vigil ought to be maintained on the delicate areas and instant contact with the Water Resources Department and his workplace in case of any want. Principal Secretary Krishna Kumar was additionally current on the assembly.