The Himachal Pradesh government makes mandatory for trekkers to carry a GPS device so that they can be provided all possible help in case of any emergency.
According to the Himachal Pradesh government, as Himachal Pradesh being a disaster prone state, therfore
- Kullu and Dalhousie have been identified for installation of early warning system.
- Rampur and Mandi towns have been zeroed in for setting up the relief and rescue base of National Disaster Response Force.
Source: The Business Standard