AP: Not a single life was lost in Jawad storm: CM Jagan
CM Shri YS Jagan video conference with Collectors of Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram, Srikakulam, East Godavari and West Godavari districts from the camp office in the wake of Hurricane Jawad threat to North Coast districts
Quality food should be provided in relief camps
C.M. in a video conference. Directions
State Chief Minister Shri YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed the District Collectors to provide high quality food, drinking water, hygienic toilets etc. in the cyclone relief camps set up in different parts of the district in the wake of Hurricane Jawad.
He said not a single life could be lost due to the storm and people in the hinterland and coastal areas should be alerted and measures should be taken to prevent any loss of life. CM with collectors of Uttaranchal and Ubhaya Godavari districts in the wake of Jawad storm. Conducted video conference.
District Collector A. Suryakumari said that they are prepared in all respects to face the storm. In Purilla, 1708 families living in old buildings were shifted to safer areas and special camps were set up for them in schools and village secretariats. They are provided with all the facilities like meals and toilets.
54 relief camps have been set up in the district. Two NDRF, one SDRF. The team is ready. Two Coast Guard teams, two Marine police teams and six fire brigade teams were deployed. He said 61 swimmers and 4 boats were ready to carry out storm relief operations.
He said 97 drinking water tankers have been set up to deal with power outages due to power outages. He said 36 JCBs and 30 power loans have been prepared to carry out road rehabilitation works. Another 60 tippers were also said to be on standby. He said 60 generators were ready for alternative power supply.
Essentials were also ready for supplies during the storm. 11,773 metric tonnes of rice, 690 metric tonnes of pulses and 386.43 metric tonnes of sugar were ready.
Joint Collectors Dr. R. Mahesh Kumar, Mayur Ashok and others participated in the video conference.
District Special Officer Kantilal Dande and Joint Collector (Revenue) Dr. GC Kishore Kumar from Poosapatirega Tahsildar’s office were present.
Home Minister Mekatoti Sucharita, Agriculture Department Special CS Poonam Malakondayya, Law and Order Additional DG Dr A. Ravishankar were present on the occasion.
Anil Kumar Singhal, Chief Secretary, Medical and Health Department, MT Krishnababu, Chief Secretary, Roads and Buildings, V Usharani, Chief Secretary, Revenue, Nagulapally Srikanth, Secretary, Energy, N Gulzar, Secretary, Finance
Panchayati Raj Commissioner Kona Shashidhar, Civil Supplies Commissioner Girija Shankar, Disaster Management Secretary K Kannababu, Housing Corporation MD Narayana Bharat Gupta and other senior officials.