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Flood Control Mechanism

  In   order to cope up with the monsoons, I&F.C. Deptt. undertakes   pre-monsoon anti water-logging & flood control measures every year,   like desilting of all the Trunk Drains, Restoration of anti erosion   works like spurs, installation of control rooms and check post at   various stations etc.
A flood control order, giving contingencies   plans to meet any serious floods in river yamuna, is issued every year   prior to onset of monsoons.

The following machinery is set into operation for disaster management during extra-ordinary floods.

Constitution of Apex Committee:-

An Apex Committee has been constituted under the Chairpersonship of Hon'ble Chief Minister, Delhi to recommend, supervise and co-ordinate flood control measures in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The composition of the committee is as under.

 i)        Hon'ble Chief Minister, Delhi –        Chairperson

ii)       All Ministers, Delhi Govt.

iii)       All M.P.'s from Delhi

          (Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha)

iv)      Ms. Rakhi Birla                             MLA

v)       Sh. Ajay Dutt                              MLA

vi)      Sh. Mahendra Yadav                    MLA

vii)      Sh. Hazi Yunus,                          MLA

viii)     Sh. Rohit Kumar                         MLA

ix)      Chief Secretary, Delhi

x)       x) Principal Secertary (Rev.) - Cum - Divisional Commissioner, Delhi

xi)      xi) Principal Secretary (Urban Development), Delhi

xii)      xii) General Officer Commanding, Army, Delhi Area, Delhi Cantt - 110010

xiii)     xiii) Member (River Management) Chief Engineer (Y.B.O.), C.W.C. Govt of India

xiv)     Commissioner of Police, Delhi / Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic)

xv)    Secretary (I&FC), Govt of Delhi

xvi)              Vice Chairman / Engineer Member D.D.A.

xvii)             Commissioner, M.C.D (s).- East, North, South.

xviii)            Director General, Home Guard and Civil Defence, Delhi

xix)           Chief Executive Officer, Delhi Jal Board

xx)          Pr. Secretary, P.W.D.

xxi)           Pr.Secretary (Health), Delhi

xxii)          Chief Engineer, N.D.M.C.

xxiii)         Commissioner (Transport)

xxiv)        Commissioner (Food & Supplies)

xxv)          Chief Engineer (Irrigation & Flood Control), Zone-I/Zone-II.

xxvi)           Chairman, BSES/NDPL

xxvii)         Chief General Manager, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited

xxviii)        Chairman, Standing Committee, M.C.D(s)- East,North, South.

Secretary (Rev.)-Cum-Divisional Commissioner, who is incharge of flood control and relief measures, will function as Convenor Secretary of the Committee and shall be assisted by D.M. (East) in discharging these functions.

   The Apex Committee will normally meet by the last week of June, and subsequently at such times as may be necessitated by exigency of flood situation as assessed by the Central Flood Control Room (vested with the responsibility) and clarified subsequently.

 Central Flood Control Room

A Central Flood Control Room will be established, to assist the Apex Committee which would function round the clock at L.M. Bund, Shastri Nagar, Delhi-110031. w.e.f. 15th June 2021 to 15th Oct. 2021 or till monsoon withdraws, whichever is later.

The S.D.M. Preet Vihar will be the Officer-in-charge of the Central Flood Control Room.

Contact Telephone No. of Central Flood Control Room :

22428773, 22428774

Disaster Management Cell : 22051234, 21210852

The following organisations/offices shall depute a Liaison Officer (of a fairly senior level) to be available in this Control Room in each shift:


       (i)    MCD and NDMC                        (vii) Irrigation & Flood Control Deptt. Govt. of Delhi

       (ii)   Police                                      (viii)    Delhi Development Authority

       (iii)  Transport                                (ix)      Education Department

       (iv)  Health                                     (x)      P.W.D., Govt. of Delhi

       (v)   Home Guards & Civil Defence     (xi)     BSES/NDPL

       (vi)  Food & Civil Supplies                (xii)     Delhi Jal Board


The name of Liaison Officers along with details like Telephone Numbers and official/residential addresses shall be communicated to the Officer-in-Charge of control room before 15th June 2021 and the liaison officers shall be present in the Flood Control Room after receipt of the first warning signal, as explained under the “Scheme of Operation”.

Liaison officers from Army/Air Force shall also be posted to the Central Flood Control Room when the Army/Air Force help is requisitioned by the Government of NCT of Delhi.

        Functions of Central Flood Control Room

            Following are the functions of Central Flood Control Room:

(i)            To receive flood warnings and other related information;

(ii)          To submit Flood situation reports to the Hon'ble LG, the Chief Minister, Chief Secretary, Divisional Commissioner and Secretary (I&FC) every evening, or as and when the Circumstances may require;

(iii)         To convey Flood situation reports and orders relating to flood control measures to the Sector Officers/Sector Control Rooms and concerned Organisations/ Departments of the Administration (through their Liaison Officers);

(iv)         To issue necessary Flood warnings and directions for evacuation;

(v)           To arrange necessary food articles and relief supplies;

(vi)         To maintain Liaison with Upper Yamuna Division of C.W.C., R.K. Puram, New Delhi  and Army/Air Force, when required;

              vii)          To maintain a fleet of vehicles needed for mobility of staff and the relief measures.

The Control Room shall maintain a log-book of messages received and despatched by it. The directions received from senior officers and transmitted shall also be recorded in the log-book under the initials of the Officer incharge.

The Control Room will be set up at L.M. Bund Office Complex, Shastri Nagar, Delhi-31 near the office of the Chief Engineer (I & F), Govt. of Delhi, which will function from 15th June, 2021 to 15th Oct. 2021 or till withdrawal of the monsoon, whichever is later. This Control Room will remain in constant touch with wireless stations, at Katwaria Sarai-Central Water Commission; in the Office of the D.M. (East), L.M. Bund, Shastri Nagar, Delhi, and will coordinate activities of the Flood Control Deptt.

In addition to the above, a number of regional posts of Flood Control Deptt. will be set up at the following important locations along river Yamuna, Najafgarh Drain, Supplementary Drain, Jahangir Puri Drain and Chilla Regulator on Shahdara Outfall Drain to monitor the flood situation or drainage congestion & handle any eventuality, effectively:




Name of wireless post











River Yamuna








Central Flood Control Room

L.M.Bund Office Complex, Shastri Nagar, Delhi-31.


Katwaria Sarai

CWC Office



Palla Store,CD-VI



Jhangola Sore, CD-VI



Jagatpur Bund RD. 1450m., CD-VI


Left Forward Bund

L.F. Bund store, CD-VI


Jaitpur Store

Jaitpur Store, CD-V




Chilla Chilla Store, CD-III





 Najafgarh Drain





Dhansa Store, CD-I




Kakraula Store,CD-I



Office Complex,CD-XIII


Bharat Nagar

Office Complex,CD-VI


Supplementary Drain



Office Complex,MD-I


Rohini office complex



Jahangirpuri Outfall Drain



Gopalpur Store,CD-X


The above Flood Control Posts will be connected with the Central Flood Control Room at L.M. Bund Office Complex, Shastri Nagar, Delhi - 110031 through a network of wireless sets, to transmit/receive messages          

  On the above analogy, MCD, NDMC and DDA will also set up control rooms to receive complaints and take appropriate remedial action in case of drainage congestion on account of heavy rains. These control rooms will remain in constant touch with Central Flood Control Room at LM Bund Office Complex, Shastri Nagar Delhi.

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