Hon’ble Chief Minister Sri K. Chandrasekhar Rao took stock on the situation in the State due to heavy rains with Chief Secretary to Government Sri Somesh Kumar, IAS on Monday.

Hon’ble Chief Minister, Sri K. Chandrasekhar Rao took stock of the situation in the State due to heavy rains with Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar, IAS on Monday.  The Chief Minister directed the CS to take all necessary precautions against any loss of life or property due to heavy rains across the state for another two days due to the impact of the Gulab storm.  The CM stated that the Revenue, Police, and other departments should work in coordination. Meanwhile, Chief Secretary, Somesh Kumar once again held a teleconference with District Collectors in the wake of heavy rains in the State.  Apart from CS, DGP, Mahender Reddy, Special CS, Roads and Buildings, Sunil Sharma, Secretary, Panchayati Raj, Sandeep Kumar Sultania and Secretary, Disaster Management, Rahul Bojja were also present in the conference.

CS Somesh Kumar said Collectors have been directed to remain vigilant in the wake of warnings from the Meteorological Department that there will be heavy rains for another two days across the state. He said the Revenue, Police, Panchayati Raj, Irrigation and Fire departments in the district should work in coordination.  Somesh Kumar noted that tough measures should be taken to prevent loss of life and property.  If necessary, services of NDRF teams in Hyderabad, Kottagudem and Warangal should be utilised.  He stated that a separate control room should be set up in each District Collectorate office and information should be provided to the control room set up in the Secretariat.  The situation should be reviewed by appointing Special Officers at problematic areas such as inland areas, ponds, ditches and bridges, he added.

DGP M.  Mahender Reddy informed that he had directed the police commissioners and SPs to work in coordination with the district collectors.  He said a teleconference was conducted with police officers to this effect.

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