Amit Shah in action to prevent flood situation from worsening, held a big meeting with officials

Ananya Shroff
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New Delhi: Monsoon has once again picked up pace in the country. After Bihar, now monsoon has knocked in UP as well. Monsoon is also eagerly awaited in Delhi. Many areas are extremely affected by heavy monsoon rains. The central government has intensified preparations to deal with this. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has become active. He held a high-level meeting in Delhi to review the preparations for flood management in the country. During this, the Home Minister took stock of the preparations to deal with the floods. He also gave necessary instructions to the officials.

Big meeting under the leadership of Amit Shah

Every year, due to the rising water level of various rivers due to monsoon rains, many areas of Bihar, Assam and other eastern states get submerged. Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and some other states also face problems related to landslides and rains during monsoon. In recent years, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir have also been flooded. To deal with such situations, Amit Shah held an important meeting.

Know who attended the meeting

Apart from Amit Shah, Union Jal Shakti Minister CR Patil and Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also attended the review meeting on flood preparedness. Apart from these, secretaries of ministries and departments of Home, Water Resources, River Development and River Conservation, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Road Transport and Highways were present. Apart from these, Chairman of Railway Board, Member of NDMA, Director General of NDRF and IMD, Chairman of CWC, NHAI and other senior officials of concerned ministries also attended the meeting.

what the officials said

Officials said Assam is currently battling floods. About 3.90 lakh people are affected in 19 districts of the state. They said the death toll due to floods, landslides and storms this year has risen to 37 while one person is missing.

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