Azara: Incessant rain in Assam has thrown life out of gear in the state as around 28 out of 33 districts are inundated and people have taken shelter to safer places. Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on July 15th, 2019 assured all possible help to the flood victims. He said the government will do an assessment and submit a report to the Centre in this regard.
“During a telephonic conversation with Amit Shahji, I have appraised him of the flood situation in Assam. He asked has asked for the detailed statistics which has been accordingly given to him. Amit Shahji has assured all possible support from the Centre to deal with the situation,” said Sonowal.
He added, “After an expert team visits the state for food-related disaster survey, the relief funds will be released.”
Sonowal informed that all the concerned district administrations, Circle offices, BDOs have been instructed to step up rescue operations and ensure round-the-clock timely assistance to people at the relief camps. “We are making sure that there is no crisis of relief materials for the flood-affected people,” he further added.
The Chief Minister inaugurated the newly constructed building of Azara Police Station on July 15th, 2019.
Meanwhile, State Water Resources Minister, Keshab Mahanta along with his team visited the flood-hit Kaziranga National Park and took stock of the situation.