Disaster Management Section
Disaster Management Section Disaster Management Section is another wing of Department of Disaster Management & Civil Defence, Govt. of West Bengal. This Section is responsible for the preparation of the annual District Disaster Management Plan . This section looks after emergency Relief works during and after any Disaster occurs in Jalpaiguri District. In this context round the clock EOC(Cotrol Room) remain operational for the whole monsoon season and during ant Disaster. Through out the year it also takes the initiatives make the general people aware about Disaster Management through different type of Trainings at different level and through conduct of Awareness Programmes. Various types of grants like Normal Gratuitous Relief , Special Gratuitous Relief , Emergency Relief, Economic Rehabilitation Grant is issued by this section. Major post disaster relief grants like House Building Grant for destroyed/ damaged dwelling houses due to any natual calamity or accidental fire. Also Ex-Gratia Grant to bereaved families due to natural calamity, accidental fire, snake bite and sun stroke is provided by this section.