Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made an aerial survey of Cyclone Amphan affected districts in the State this afternoon.
CM Patnaik expressed deep concern at the extensive damages especially to that of standing crops in those dists due to cyclone. Ordered for repair of damaged infrastructure and early restoration of normalcy in those districts . Road clearance and connectivity issues will be sorted out by tomorrow morning Power supply in areas under CESU will be restored in next 24 hrs and areas under NESCO in 72 hrs. Man power and material mobilized for restoration on war footing Agriculture crop damage assessment in next three days And survey of damages to houses and buildings to be completed in a weeks time Cyclone Amphan has affected 89 blocks of the state and 44 lakh people
Undertook an aerial survey of #CycloneAmphan affected areas in #Odisha. The cyclone has severely damaged houses, standing crops, electrical infrastructure and uprooted trees in many districts. Steps are being taken up on a war footing to restore normalcy. pic.twitter.com/u230DiMNKK
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) May 21, 2020