Union Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Dr Jitendra Singh officially inaugurated the Seismological Observatory in Dandayal neighborhood of Udhampur district. ministry of earth sciences 20 lakh to set up the third such center in J&K.
key points :
- observatory Udhampur, Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban and will compile comprehensive seismic records of many other districts.
- Dr. Jitendra Singh According to the report, the central government plans to open 152 earthquake observatories in the next four months, including three more in the Kashmir division.
- To enhance real-time data collection and monitoring, 100 additional such seismic stations will be opened across the country in the next five years.
India is moving closer to becoming a major player in the development and knowledge of seismology. Jammu and Kashmir, especially South and North Kashmir are in the seismic zone and such observatories have been established.
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