Aizawl, Dec 18: The Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) has proposed to draw a geological map showing landslide prone areas within the area covered by the corporation. The meeting of Landslide Policy Committee constituted under AMC, held on Thursday agreed that a map indicating comprehensive details of landslide high risk zone and solid or loose soil areas be prepared which would cover the whole areas under AMC jurisdiction. A sub-Committee headed by AMC commissioner has been constituted to work out the cartography under which representative of Disaster Management & Rehabilitation Department (DM&R); Geology, Mining & Mineral Resources Department (GM&MR); Mizoram Remote Sensing Application Centre (MIRSAC); MZU Geological Department and Geological Survey of India are appointed as member.
Presided over by AMC deputy Mayor Lalringliana, the meeting of Landslide Policy Committee has come up with a resolution saying the preparation of a geological map be completed quickly and all developmental works and house construction within AMC area shall desirably be carried out based on this map.
In the meeting, it was made known that the Land Development & Slope Modification Regulation, 2015 has been amended and was forwarded to the state government for its kind approval.
The meeting was attended by Aizawl DC, Principal Secretary P.C. Lallawmsanga, DM&R and other officials of GM&MR, UD&PA Deptt, MIRSAC, P&E Deptt, PWD, PHE Deptt, ATI, Land Revenue & Settlement and Geo Hazards International.