Takes stock of submerged areas of Hoshangabad, Sehore, Raisen, Dewas, Harda and Vidisha districts
Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan inspected the flood affected areas of the state by helicopter. Shri Chouhan took stock of the flood affected areas of the state on the second day today. He had viewed flood affected areas of Hoshangabad, Sehore, Raisen yesterday while today he again viewed the submerged areas of Hoshangabad, Sehore and Raisen districts apart from Dewas, Harda and Vidisha districts.
Detailed information sought from collectors
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan held a telephonic discussion with the concerned district collectors to seek detailed information of the flood situation in the affected areas, affected population, loss of life or property, and regarding safety of cattle, crops and food grain. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan held a high-level review meeting at the CM House this morning and sought information on the effects of heavy rains on the life of the people and the relief work being undertaken in the state. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan then proceeded to inspect flood affected areas of six districts by helicopter.
Disaster management teams are active, people should also be careful
Chief Minister Shri Chouhan has instructed the collectors to remain active and ready to help the affected people in this crisis situation. In view of waterlogging in the lower settlements, the citizens should be shifted to other places on time. The control panel must work actively. The assistance of Police, Home Guards, Army and Disaster Management Team should be sought immediately if necessary. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan also obtained information about security arrangements made in all rural and urban areas. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that there are adequate arrangements for divers, boats, helicopters etc. to deal with the emergency. People should not attempt to cross bridges and culverts on roads if there is flood water. The public should take care of themselves and people should avoid visiting picnic spots. Information as regard to opening of the gates is given due to increase in the water level of the dams but many people do not take it seriously. The state government is ready to help the common man. But it is very important for the common man to remain alert. Disaster management teams posted in districts are ready to assist people in all kinds of crisis.