As per the directions of the Honourable Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekar Rao, Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar IAS spoke to the Army officials and requested them to provide assistance in the flood affected Bhadradri district.

As per the directions of the Honourable Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekar Rao, Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar IAS spoke to the Army officials and requested them to provide assistance in the flood affected Bhadradri district .   Accordingly 101 men of whom 68 from the Infantry, 10 Medical professionals and 23 Engineers have left for the flood ravaged Bhadradri district.   The above troops will be capable of operating as 5 independent teams.

The Tourism department has dispatched four special boats along with men to Bhadradri district to assist in rescue and relief operations.  Fire department has also dispatched seven boats along with 210 life jackets and life boys.

The government has also deputed senior officer, the MD of Singareni Colleries Sri N Sridhar as special officer to monitor the relief operations in the district.   The infrastructure available with the Singareni Colleries will be pressed into service at Bhadrachalam for flood relief operations.

Chief Secretary today reviewed the flood situation and asked the officials to ensure that there is no loss of life due to the floods. Chief Secretary is continuously monitoring the situation on an hourly basis.

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