October 25, 2021

Published from Mumbai, Delhi & Bhopal

Ensure all facilities to affected people at rescue centres: CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday reached relief camps and met flood victims of village Somalwara, Nanded, Kusmakheda, Bamhori, Tilaut, Biskhedi, Janmasa in Sehore district. The CM assured the flood victims to fulfil all the necessary needs. Shivraj instructed the administration to make proper arrangements for the flood victims.

Chouhan held a meeting of officials in Shahganj of Sehore district, after interacting with the flood victims. He instructed the officials concerned to ensure every possible facility at all rescue centres for flood affected people. Relief distribution work has to be commenced soon after conducting the survey of houses first and then crops. Chouhan further instructed that along with soybean, the survey of paddy cro,p damaged by flood will also be conducted.

Chouhan held the meeting of officials as regard to damage caused by heavy rains and issued necessary instructions. The Collector Ajay Gupta informed in the meeting that about 8 thousand 300 houses have been affected by flood in Budhni and Nasrullaganj block. He further mentioned that along with the houses, survey of damaged ground wells, pipeline etc. will also be done.

Chouhan instructed the official of the Electricity department that arrangement of power supply should be made at places where the electricity lines are damaged. Repair of electricity poles and lines should be done. Chouhan sought information from the public works department that how big is the damage to roads and culverts. He instructed that a proposal should be sent soon, so that the repair work could be undertaken after the approval of the amount.

Chouhan has said that half quintal wheat to each family should be given in flood affected areas at the earliest. In the meeting, Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr. Sudhir Kumar Dahriya informed that tablets of chlorine to purify water and medicines for fever and malaria as well as ORS powder etc. are being distributed.

The CM also held a review meeting with officials of the district’s agriculture department, power department, public works department and the medical department regarding the damage caused by floods in Shahganj of Sehore district and gave necessary instructions.

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