DC Namchi Inspects low lying areas of Melli Town

Publish Date : 29/05/2024

Namchi, May 29(IPR): Under the direction of Ms Annapurna Alley DC Namchi, a close inspection was carried out at Melli, today.
Also present were Dr T N Gyatsho Sr. SP Namchi, Ms Monika Rai SDM Jorethang, Mr Nilkanth Bhandari BDO Sumbuk, Ms Peggyla Venchugpa DFO (T) Namchi, Mr Kishor Kumar Chettri PI Melli, Ms Sonam Bhutia RO Melli, Ms Dechen Ongmu Bhutia Junior Engineer Water Resource Department Jorethang and Officials from various line Departments.
The inspection started as DC Namchi enquired the localites about the situation of the rising water level of Teesta river.
The Officers inspected the rising water level which started from Melli ground, near Yes Bank Limited (YBL) to West Bengal Melli and Bhalu khola, for a proper overview of the upcoming danger and rising waterlevel.
The locals residing in the low-lying areas expressed concern about the current crisis and asked for the protection and measures to ensure their safety.
The DC paid close attention toward the concern and grievances of the residents and suggested for the sandbags and Hydrastep for urgent assistance.
Report from DIO Namchi