Heavy Rain: Govt Declares Holiday Tomorrow
Telangana: Holiday for educational institutions, govt offices tomorrow
Hyderabad: Keeping in view the unabated heavy rain in the State, the Telangana Government has declared a holiday for schools, colleges, other educational institutions and Government offices on September 28.
All government offices and educational institutions in Telangana State would be closed on Tuesday following the forecast of heavy rains in the next 48 hours.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who is camping in Delhi, has declared a holiday on Tuesday in view of the heavy rain forecast over the next two days.
CM KCR after holding a stock taking meeting with Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, said emergency departments like Revenue, Police, Fire Services, Municipal, Panchayati Raj, Irrigation, Roads and Buildings should be on emergency duty to ensure that no property or lives are lost due to heavy rains.
The Chief secretary directed Principal Secretaty (GAD) to take appropriate action as per the directions of the Chief Minister.
Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, however, said that the departments like Revenue, Police, Fire Services, Municipal, Panchayat Raj, Irrigation, Roads and Buildings should be on emergency duty to ensure that no property or lives are lost due to heavy rains.
It is to mention here that the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) put the city on high alert, following the very heavy rainfall warning issued for Hyderabad by the Indian Meteorological Department. While rainfall started on September 27, due to Cyclone Gulab, the impact might last up to September 29 the IMD had said. Official orders were issued by the GHMC to take necessary measures quickly, in order to handle any possible emergencies that might arise.
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