Heavy Rains: CS Asks Collectors to be Alert

Hyderabad, Aug.30 (Maxim News): As more rains and heavy rains were forecast by Metreological department officials in North Telangana districts, state government has alerted district officials. In a video conference Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar directed the collectors of all districts and electricity and other departments to be alert on heavy rains.

The CS instructed them to be extra alert on the forecast and take all measures so that people in low lying areas are not affected. They must be shifted in advance in the case of inundation by closely monitoring the situation of the rainfall, he said. There shall not be loss of lives and properties in the most affected districts, the Chief Secretary instructed the collectors and other officials.

He said that as per the directions of the Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, along with DGP Mahender Reddy from BRKR Bhavan today regarding weather conditions of the North Telangana districts particularly in erstwhile Adilabad, Nizambad, Karimnagar, Warangal, Khammam with all Districts Collectors, Superintendent of Police, Police Commissioners and Chief Engineers of Irrigation departments.

They have been directed to be vigilant on rainfall which metreological department had forecasted heavy rainfall in Telangana. He directed to alert people residing in low lying areas, he also directed electricity department officials to be careful and closely monitor the situation. He directed all the field level officers to maintain headquarters.
The Chief Secretary instructed all Collectors to conduct tele-conferences with all officials to closely monitor the situation in the districts and take steps wherever necessary.

Those who attended were Sunil Sharma, Special Chief Secretary, TR&B, Rajat Kumar, Special Chief Secretary, I&CAD, Sanjay Kumar Jain, DG, Fire Services, Sandeep Kumar Sultania, Secretary, PR &RD, S.A.M. Rizvi, Secretary, HM & FW, Rahul Bojja, Secretary to CM, Ronald Rose, Special Secretary, Finance, Lokesh Kumar, Commissioner GHMC, N. Satyanarayana, CDMA, Damodar Singh, NDRF and other officials. (Maxim News)

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