Indian Army Prepared for Post-Cyclone Relief Operations in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, 13th June 2023: In an unwavering commitment to alleviate the suffering of the public during natural disasters, the Indian Army stands ready to provide assistance to the affected locals in Gujarat following the landfall of the powerful cyclone Biparjoy.


To swiftly respond to the situation, flood relief columns have been meticulously organized and kept prepared at strategic locations including Bhuj, Jamnagar, Gandhidham, Dharangdhra, Vadodara, Gandhinagar, as well as forward positions in Naliya, Dwarka, and Amreli. These units have undergone extensive rehearsals to ensure efficient and effective relief operations.


Collaborative planning between the Army authorities, civil administration, and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been undertaken to ensure a coordinated response. A meeting chaired by the Chief Minister brought together representatives from various agencies involved in disaster management, facilitating the exchange of best practices and mutual learning.


Recognizing the magnitude of the situation, resources from neighboring Rajasthan have also been made available to supplement the relief efforts. This concerted approach aims to minimize any potential loss caused by the strong winds and heavy rainfall associated with the cyclone.


The Indian Army, with its vast experience in disaster response and relief operations, reaffirms its unwavering commitment to supporting the affected population during this critical time. By collaborating with civil authorities and other stakeholders, the Army stands ready to provide much-needed aid and assistance to the people of Gujarat, ensuring their safety and well-being in the aftermath of cyclone Biparjoy.