Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh made an aerial survey of flood affected areas of the State today.

He was accompanied by Works Minister Shri Th. Biswajit, Chief Secretary Shri R.R. Rashmi and Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Dr. J. Suresh Babu.

The team took off from Kangla helipad at around 9:30 am and surveyed the flood affected areas for over one hour.

The Central Government team, who has come to the State to take stock of the present situation arising out of the recent spates of heavy rainfall and subsequent flood, also undertook an aerial survey along with the top officials of the State Government.

While speaking on the sidelines of ‘Meeyamgi Numit’, Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that heavy rainfall and flood have severely affected the State and many areas are still submerged under flood water.

He said that a Central team is presently in the State to gather a first-hand account of the losses created by the calamity.

Shri N. Biren further said that the State Government had not only announced the present situation as a ‘State calamity’ but also requested the Central Government to declare it as a ‘calamity of severe nature’.

Expressing hope that the Central Government would also provide all possible help to tackle the situation and rehabilitate the affected people, Shri N. Biren said that the Government would build houses for those whose houses had been damaged by the recent flood.

Related News

  • CII team called on Manipur CM
  • House passes six demands for grant amounting to Rs. 4486,19,72,000
  • World War – II bombs disposed
  • 20 expelled on second day of Manipur HSLC exam
  • Legalising plantation of cannabis is under consideration, won’t take any hasty decision: Chief Minister
  • House passes six demands for grants amounting to over Rs. 1477 crore
  • Power minister assures uninterrupted power supply during exams
  • Employment news: Vacant posts of project assistance at NESAC
  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.