Mini Jashimath to be settled in Pipalkoti – State government has decided to permanently rehabilitate 130 families

The State Government has decided to permanently rehabilitate 130 Joshimath affected families at Pipalkoti. The affected had not shown interest towards temporary rehabilitation. In Joshimath, more than 850 affected families have been lodged in relief camps. The process of moving families from unsafe buildings to safer places is going on. Due to cracks, the process of demolishing 15 buildings of Jaypee Colony has been started.

Deadline set for investigative agencies:
Eight agencies, including IIT Roorkee, CBRI, Wadia Institute of Geology and GSI, are engaged in the study to find out the causes of landslide in Joshimath and decide the course of treatment. On Tuesday, the state government has fixed the deadline for the investigation report of all these. The government has taken this step to reach a conclusion regarding the future of Joshimath.

The land of Joshimath area is becoming sensitive due to environmental reasons:
At present, the challenge of deciding the direction of the Joshimath area due to landslides is in front. If we look at the history, it comes to the fore that this whole area has faced a big tragedy in the year 1970. Effects and causes of this tragedy, Director of Uttarakhand Space Applications Center (USAC), Prof. MPS Bisht has stated in his Ph.D.
According to the facts of PhD completed between the year 1985 to 1991, the vulnerability of land in Joshimath area is responsible for external reason as well as major internal reason. The historic Seismic Fault Main Central Thrust is also passing through here. Here geological movements affect the surface of the land.

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