Tripura’s Revenue department issued a letter addressing the District Magistrate and Collectors of eight districts to initiate precautionary measures for heat wave, sun stroke and sun burn. In the letter, the additional secretary to the government of Tripura MU Ahmed informed “I am directed to inform that the State is reeling over hot weather conditions since last week. As per the IMD report similar condition may continue for more days. There are media reports of impacts of the hot weather that affecting the normal life and running the normal office and business works. There are cautions from the medical fraternity asking people to avoid exposure to blazing sun and heat which might even in worst case result in sun strokes.” “Similarly, IMD is updating the weather reports and issuing daily bulletins with safety tips for key stakeholders and general public for handling hot weather. In view of the excessive heat, the State Government announced the closure of schools from 17 to 23 April 2023.” “In view of the above, you are requested to kindly take necessary steps for management of Heat Wave, Sun Stroke, Sun Burn by conducting extensive awareness through different media, update weather conditions, provide drinking water, provision of shades, medical supports and other necessary provisions in your districts. Activate the Emergency Operation Centres, Quick Response Teams and resources, ensure uninterrupted power supply to all areas and take support from other key agencies as and when required for safety and security of the citizens of the State,” the order reads. The District Magistrate and Collectors have been directed to submit an action taken report regarding the instructions advised the Revenue department for official records.Reframe aan article
Tripura Revenue Department Issues Heat Wave Precautionary Measures to District Magistrates and Collectors
The Tripura Revenue Department has issued a letter to the District Magistrates and Collectors of eight districts in the state, urging them to take precautionary measures for heat wave, sun stroke, and sunburn. The letter, addressed by the Additional Secretary to the Government of Tripura, MU Ahmed, highlighted the ongoing hot weather conditions and the potential impacts on normal life and office operations as reported by the media and IMD (Indian Meteorological Department).
The IMD has been providing daily weather updates and safety tips for handling hot weather conditions, and the state government has already announced the closure of schools from April 17 to April 23, 2023, due to the excessive heat. In view of these developments, the Revenue Department has requested the District Magistrates and Collectors to conduct extensive awareness campaigns through different media, update weather conditions, provide drinking water, arrange for shaded areas, medical support, and other necessary provisions in their respective districts.
The order also emphasized the activation of Emergency Operation Centers, Quick Response Teams, and resources, as well as ensuring uninterrupted power supply and seeking support from other key agencies as needed for the safety and security of the citizens of the state. The District Magistrates and Collectors have been instructed to submit an action taken report regarding the implementation of these measures for official records.