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New Delhi/Joshimath: The Prime Minister’s Office on Sunday held a high-level meeting on the Joshimath crisis, amid alarm in Uttarakhand region due to sinking of land and cracks in houses at several places.

Meeting was called by Principal Secy to PM PK Mishra at his office, where Uttarakhand CS briefed the PMO about the rescue operations and status of the situation. Central agencies and experts assisting Uttarakhand govt will prepare short, medium and long term plans to deal with the evolving situation, an official said after the meeting.

“A clear, time-bound reconstruction plan must be prepared. Continuous seismic monitoring must be done. Using this opportunity, a risk-sensitive urban development plan for Joshimath should also be developed,” he added.

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