Exercise Jalrahat for flood Relief in Assam started

Jun 29, 2016 11:16 IST

Exercise Jalrahat: a Joint Initiative by State Government and Armed Forces for Flood Relief in Assam

Armed Forces and state government of Assam on 28 June 2016 started exercise JALRAHAT at Narangi Cantt of Assam. It is an initiative that is being carried on for flood relief in the state.

The Exercise spread over three days terminates on 30 June 2016.

Exercise Jalrahat, a joint initiative led by GAJRAJ Corps with full support from HQ Eastern Command, is based on Flood Relief in an urban setting.

It is a clubbed name of the relief works that will be carried by all the three forces of India that is, Indian Army, Navy and Air Force.

Indian Navy will be carrying out Exercise Prakampana based on relief and assistance in case of a super cyclone at Vizag, Andhra Pradesh in August 2016.

Indian Air Force will be undertaking Exercise Sahayta based on relief and assistance in case of a major earthquake at Bhuj, Gujarat.

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