According to sources, Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth conveyed the message regarding rescue operation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Sources also added that the Cabinet Secretary informed the PM that 66,000 people have already been evacuated by the army, air force, paramilitary forces and others involved in the rescue operations.
However, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) spokesperson Deepak K Pandey on Saturday informed that about 8,000 people were still trapped in Kedarnath region that suffered massive damage due to rains and flash floods.
Here are the details of helpline numbers:
Uttarakhand: 0135-2710334, 2710335, 2710233
Uttarkashi: 01374-226126, 226161
The ITBP helpline and control room numbers: 011-24362892, 011-9968383478
Railway helpline numbers at Haridwar: 09760534054, 09760534055
Army medical emergency helpline numbers: 18001805558, 18004190282, 8009833388