Collectors should take precautionary measures in handling flood situation

Revenue Minister Shri Rajput issued detailed instructions
Bhopal, August 25, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): Minister for Revenue Shri Govind Singh Rajput has instructed all collectors to take precautionary measures in view of the possible flood situation owing to continuous rains in the state. He has told the collectors to visit the areas along with officers-employees. Keep a constant vigil on the situation. After anticipating the possibility of a flood situation, shift the affected people to relief camps as soon as possible. Make adequate arrangements for medical, food and temporary shelters in the relief camps, he added.
Moreover, Shri Rajput said that due to continuous rains in the state for the last 4-5 days, water in rivers and streams are on the rise. In view of this, collectors should make proper security arrangements to deal with the flood situation. Collectors should keep constant touch with the flood control room of the state. He further mentioned that the control room should be kept informed regularly about the condition of the district, so that additional relief as needed could be provided in time.