Tamil Diplomat

The new helpline to deal with emergency

The State government has set up a helpline to deal with the emergency. Call 1070 (toll-free), 22253707 or 22032582. 82 people from Karnataka have been safely brought back to New Delhi on Sunday morning through IAF (Indian Air Force) planes. More than 100 people from Karnataka were stranded after the massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday.

All the people are returning back in batches to the Indian border through road and through IAF planes. The return is being facilitated by Karnataka Bhavan in New Delhi. 35 people from Haralahalli in Mandya are on their way to Gorakhpur while a team of 30 people from Belagavi are on their way to the Indian border. The IAF has started a full-fledged mission to evacuate stranded people. The government has deputed IAS officer Pankaj Kumar Pandey and IPS officer Umesh Kumar, who are to reach Nepal by 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, to facilitate the evacuation process safe passage of the people to the Indian border.

The State government has set up a helpline to deal with the emergency. Call 1070 (toll-free), 22253707 or 22032582.

Karnatak Bhavan in New Delhi:

Rangaswamy Jt. RC: 9868393991

Shambhulingappa, Asst. Liason Officer: 9868393989

Officers deputed to Nepal:

Pnakaj Kumar Pandey (IAS): 9900095440

Umesh Kumar (IPS): 9480800029