A round the-clock disaster management control room has been set up by the government to make the pleasant Commonwealth Games 2010 without the occurrence of any incident in the East District.
The control room will work in 3 shifts of 8 hours each. In each shift 2 civil defence volunteer will work on rotating basis. Games Village website also has an up control room. Through it direct networking will be possible with other control rooms for quick action during any contingency. According to the DDMA (Delhi Disaster Management Authority) officers, it deals with odd conditions in the city like bomb-blasts, earthquakes, floods, road accidents, fires and building collapses.
The Project Officer, Santosh Gupta, told that about eleven associates of the disaster team are nodal officers of different departments.
Volunteers will have the responsibility to give response of calls, as they will work as IMT (Incident Management Team). They will also work for the SRT (Special Response Team) which is divisional stage team.