Sunday, May 24, 2009

Odisha now prepare to cope up with cyclone

As monsoon is expected to hit Odisha early, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has reviewed the preparedness of different departments of his government to cope with possible flood situation in the state.

Patnaik directed all the District Collectors to hold district level natural calamity committee meeting by May 25. The District Collectors were also asked to speed up the restoration work of the damaged roads and river.

Patnaik directed the Food Supplied and Consumer Welfare department to stock relief materials for three months in the flood-prone gram panchayats. He also asked the authorities to have stock of diesel and kerosene,adequate stock of ORS packets andAll the district headquarters hospitals informed to ready with their action plan to deal with floods.


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