Telangana: In view of heavy rains, Govt administration and public representatives should be alert: CM KCR
A high level review meeting was held today under the chairmanship of CM Shri KCR at Pragati Bhavan on heavy rains and floods in the state.
The Godavari river is already overflowing from Trimbakeswaram in Maharashtra to the Bay of Bengal due to heavy rains. Godavari’s tributaries are also overflowing. Just like a drop, it is crossing the bends of the streams, overflowing the ponds and ponds and reaching the rivers.
The Chief Minister ordered the government administration and public representatives to be vigilant in view of the danger of more floods than recently in the wake of the weather department’s warning that there will be heavy rains for the next two to three days.
The CM said that all the officials of the concerned departments should not leave their work centers under any circumstances to save the people in difficult times. CM ordered to CS Shri Somesh Kumar to issue a circular to this extent immediately.
In the wake of the warnings of the Meteorological Department, there is a danger that the Godavari River will rise up to Monday due to the heavy rains, and the Ministers, MLAs and public representatives in the Godavari catchment areas should be alert.
They want to coordinate with the authorities from time to time and make appropriate arrangements to evacuate the people from the flooded areas to safe areas as before.
The CM said that medical, health, panchayat raj, electricity, R&B, municipal departments and Mission Bhagiratha team should be alert.
The Chief Minister directed the DGP to issue orders to the police force up to the lower level police stations including SIs and CIs and not to leave the police personnel from the headquarters.
Special Chief Secretary of Municipal Department Mr. Arvind Kumar inquired about the situation of rains, floods and ponds in Hyderabad city. On this matter, Jalal Mandal M.D. Mr. Danakishore, GHMC Commissioner Mr. Lokesh Kumar discussed.
On this occasion, the Irrigation Department officials explained to the CM the flow of Godavari, the conditions of the projects from Sriramsagar to Kadem and how the floods are coming through a power point presentation.
With heavy rains, Godavari river flow coming from SRSP and Kadem and the process of recording hourly changing flood conditions based on satellite, Mr. Rajat Kumar, Special Principal Secretary of Irrigation Department, demonstrated to the CM through power point.
Rajat Kumar explained that this technology can be used for pre-emptive measures to identify low-lying flooded areas and evacuate people to safer places if the flood caused by the upcoming heavy rains is predicted based on the warnings of the Meteorological Department.