AP rains: PM Modi speaks to CM Jagan Mohan Reddy, assures all support from Centre
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on the situation in the wake of heavy rainfall in parts of the state. Mr. Modi has assured all possible support from the Centre. He also prayed for everyone’s well-being and safety.
Review by CM Shri YS Jagan with Collectors of Rain Affected Districts
This was reviewed by CM Shri YS Jagan via video conference at the Secretariat with the District Collectors of heavy rains. The CM held a video conference on the steps to be taken in the wake of heavy rains. The government has appointed special officers for the districts.
Officials who provided details to the CM on the rains:
Rajasekhar, a senior officer, was posted to Nellore, Pradyumna, a senior officer to Chittoor and Shashibhushan Kumar, another senior officer to Kadapa, officials said.
Heavy rains in the past due to the blizzard
Even now it is raining heavily due to the severe cyclone
It is currently off the coast of Tamil Nadu and has received heavy rainfall.
Currently, Nellore, Chittoor and YSR Kadapa districts have received reports of declining rainfall since last night. There are reports of scattered shells in the ponds
The flood victims were also rushed to relief centers.
We have also taken steps to evacuate those trapped in the flood by helicopters
We take all measures without compromising anywhere in the support programs
He explained to the CM that additional funds were also given to the respective districts. Afterwards, CM Shri YS Jagan spoke to the District Collectors
Collectors who described the conditions in the districts
Collector Harinarayan and Special Officer Pradyumna described the situation in Chittoor district
The CM directed to study the reasons for non-storage of flood water in Tirupati. Authorities explained that this was due to the burial of the ponds
The CM directed to prepare appropriate action on this.
The CM ordered to be generous in supporting the victims
The CM directed to give Rs 2,000 to each family affected by the floods
The CM said the money would be used to clean houses
CM wants to provide quality services to the victims
CM to provide good food and drinking water
The CM said that appropriate measures should be taken to prevent the spread of diseases even after the rains
Help for Tirumala devotees
The CM directed to stand by the devotees who came to see Tirumala
In the wake of the cancellation of trains and flights, the CM ordered them to be accompanied in all possible ways
Orders to keep them on top of them in case of dangerous situations
Ordered to provide them with adequate facilities for at least one or two days
The CM directed the officers to coordinate with the TTD officials and stand by the pilgrims.
The CM directed that other staff, including the municipality, should be deployed in Tirupati city to carry out sanitation work
If necessary, the CM should bring in personnel from other municipalities to carry out the operation
Collector Vijayarama Raju described the situation in YSR district
Action should be taken on a war footing in the depleted ponds: CM
Wherever traffic is congested due to landslides on the roads … Restoration measures should be taken as soon as the water recedes:
Here are the actions to be taken on a war footing:
Authorities should pay special attention to power restoration: CM
Authorities should start enumeration on crop damage as soon as the floodwaters recede:
Collector Chakradhar described the situation in Nellore district
Collector that heavy flood water is coming to Somashila
The CM instructed to proceed with a comprehensive strategy
The CM said that appropriate action should be taken to assess the flood from above and the water present in the dam
The CM asked the Irrigation Department officials to coordinate and take appropriate precautions in the release of flood water
Where there is a possibility of flooding .. The CM ordered to open help desks in those areas
Collector Nagalakshmi describes the heavy rain situation in Anantapur
R&B Chief Secretary MT Krishnababu and PR&RD Chief Secretary Gopalakrishna Dwivedi provided details on the damaged roads in the rain-hit districts.
The CM said appropriate steps should be taken to rehabilitate roads in these areas
Also, the CM said that measures should be taken to prevent contamination of drinking water resources
The CM directed to check the quality of drinking water from time to time and take appropriate measures to prevent diseases
The CM also directed the authorities to take appropriate action on sanitation
Should be compensated quickly
Details of where the crop was damaged should be prepared: CM orders to officers
Authorities should take steps to compensate them as soon as possible:
Be somewhat generous when recording a loss:
Seeds should be supplied to farmers for replanting:
Rs 5 lakh compensation should be provided to those who unfortunately lost their lives due to rains: CM
Call centers should be set up in the districts:
Authorities should take immediate action on incoming requests:
We will provide any assistance needed on a war footing:
We are sending Irrigation Minister Anil to oversee relief operations in Nellore: CM
In Kadapa districts, Deputy CM Anjad Basha is the chief minister who is already overseeing the relief efforts.
Home Minister Mekatoti Sucharitha, Water Resources Minister P Anil Kumar, CS Dr Sameer Sharma, Agriculture Special CS Poonam Malakondayya, R&B Chief Secretary MT Krishnababu, Revenue Chief Secretary V Usharani, Panchayati Raj, Rural Development Chief Secretary Gopalakrishna Dwivedi and Water Resources Secretary were present on the VC from the Secretariat. Shyamala Rao, Energy Secretary Nagulapalli Srikanth, Disaster Management Commissioner K Kannababu and other senior officials.
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