Bhubaneswar: Odisha Govt to evacuate 8 lakh people from vulnerable areas says CM Naveen Patnaik to media. Every life is precious to us. Around 8 lakh people will be evacuated from vulnerable areas by tomorrow evening and we’ll take care for ‘zero casualty’ says CM Naveen Patnaik after chairing a review meeting on ‘Fani’ at Secretariat.
Women, children, elderly and differently-abled persons will be evacuated on priority basis says CM Naveen Patnaik after a review meeting.
8 lakh people will be moved to safety of about 880 cyclone shelters & school and community buildings. Centres being managed by trained volunteers & Govt. This is one of the biggest such mobilisation anywhere in the world. CM also emphasies on early restoration of power water supply & road communication in affected areas.