Joint Flood Relief Exercise ‘Jal Rahat’ conducted in Assam

Current Affairs

  • The Gajraj Corps of the Indian Army recently conducted a joint flood relief exercise called ‘Jal Rahat’ at Hagrama Bridge on Manas River in Assam.
  • The purpose of the exercise was to validate joint drills and enhance coordination among multiple agencies involved in flood relief operations.
  • The event witnessed the participation of various organizations, including the Indian Army, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), and police representatives.
  • The exercise focused on coordinating preparedness and conducting rescue missions in flood-affected areas.
  • The ‘Jal Rahat’ exercise aimed to strengthen collaboration and coordination among different agencies involved in flood relief operations.
  • By conducting joint drills and rehearsals, the exercise provided an opportunity for the specialist teams from the Army, NDRF, and SDRF to work together seamlessly.
  • This joint effort ensured a more efficient and effective response to rescue and evacuate people from inundated areas during floods.

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