CS Somesh Kumar asks collectors to be on alert

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Chief Secretary informed that the Chief Minister who is in Delhi is reviewing the situation and instructed the Collectors to be on high alert and take all steps to prevent loss of life, cattle or damage to any property.

Chief Secretary directed the collectors to step up vigil by setting up a control room in the Collectorate. All the officers should be available in the headquarters.

People living in low lying areas may be shifted to makeshift shelters if necessary. Due to heavy to very heavy rainfall during the last few days, all the tanks, ponds and reservoirs are in spate and as a result, the officials should be on high alert and see that breaches to tanks or damages to roads should be immediately repaired.

The NDRF services may be utilized if needed, he said. All the line departments should work in close coordination and take all preventive measures and see that no untoward incident takes place.

Sri Sunil Sharma, Spl.Chief Secretary, TR&B, Sri Rahul Bojja Secretary Disaster Management, Sri Sandeep Kumar Sultania Secretary Panchayat Raj, Collectors of Adilabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Jagityal, Janagaon, Bhupalpally, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kumaram Bheem, Mahbubabad, Mancherial, Mulugu, Nirmal,Nizamabad, Peddapalli, Rajannna Siricilla, Siddipet, Suryapet, Warangal, Hanamkonda and Yadadri Bhuvanagiri districts and other officials attended the teleconference..