Chief Secretary Punjab Reviews Arrangements to Deal with Rain Situation

News Patiala: July 11th 2023- The Chief Secretary of Punjab reviewed the arrangements made to deal with the situation caused by the rains and the relief work. He instructed officials to evacuate people safely and make alternative arrangements for food, drink, and accommodation on a war footing. He also asked officials to identify unsafe buildings and make people aware of them. He further asked the NDRF to deploy teams as per the requirement of the districts. The health, water supply, and animal husbandry departments were also asked to make advance arrangements.

The Chief Secretary held the meeting at Mangalwal for the second day in a row to keep a constant watch on the situation in the state. He was accompanied by the Administrative Secretaries of the concerned departments and the Deputy Commissioners and SSPs of all the districts.

The Chief Secretary said that the safety of the people was his top priority. He directed officials to ensure that all necessary measures were taken to protect people from the rains. He also asked officials to keep him updated on the situation so that he could take timely action.

The Chief Secretary’s meeting comes as the state has been battered by heavy rains for the past few days. The rains have caused widespread damage, including flooding, landslides, and power outages. The government has already deployed teams to help the affected people.

The Chief Secretary’s meeting is a sign that the government is taking the rain situation seriously. The government is committed to ensuring the safety of the people and providing them with relief.

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