Seesha team from Chennai, Tamilnadu moved to Sikkim to help the earth quake affected people in relief operation. Seesha Team Met the Joint Director of the Disaster management, government of Sikkim and discussed about the areas in need and the possible ways to help them. The discussion gave a better understanding about the affected areas. Seesha team spoke with the Joint Secretary of Home Affairs to avail the service of Helicopter to air lift the rescue materials to most affected areas, as the team could not reach by road, because of the land slide and bad weather condition.
The minister for Tourism, Sikkim – Shri. Bhim Prasad Dhungel expressed his gratitude to SEESHA for coming down all the way from south India to help the earth quake victims. SEESHA activities were explained and the team prayed for him. He was very much impressed and informed that he would extend his support for future endeavors at Sikkim through Seesha. Later Dr.Singhi, Director, Health services, Sikkim was also met and the team discussed about SEESHA activities. He appreciated the work and was very much impressed that we have chosen Dzongu area, which is most affected and needy area for the relief work.
The team travelled in risky mudslide areas to reach the affected villages in upper and lower Dzongu block of north Sikkim district major affected area of the quake, on these areas the team sent the essential commodities in rope way (Manual pulling) and climbed up and down the mountains and valleys to meet the affected people and distributed the relief material. The team was able to meet two hundred families in the lower Dzongu and carefully listened, counseled and distributed the essential commodities for those who lost their houses and dear ones.
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