1 month after Nepal earthquake 2015, Operation Maitri by Army continues
The Indian Army continues to provide aid to affected population and areas in close coordination and cooperation with the Nepal Army.
Two Army Aviation Advanced Light Helicopters have de inducted while three helicopters continue to be employed towards disaster relief operations in Nepal and have conducted 12 sorties yesterday and transported 44 people apart from assisting in induction of Nepal Army Troops to affected areas.
The Indian Army Field Hospitals and the medical teams have de-inducted completely with the last elements having de-inducted yesterday after having provided essential care to 4690 people including over 300 surgeries and 216 admissions during their deployment in Nepal.
The ETFs demolished a damaged house and an RCC wall yesterday and have cleared approximately 95 meter of track and another 290 cubic meters of debris in close cooperation with Nepal authorities. The Indian Army ETF at Barpak has been relocated to Kathmandu. This team was established at Barpak, close to the epicenter, post the earthquake of 25 Apr. The locals of Barpak gave a traditional farewell to the Lt Col Nikhil Sankaran and his team for providing yeoman service during their deployment in Barpak.