Assam chief minister announces Rs 100 crore flood relief package for Barak valley

Chief Minister at the same time asked the respective district administration to assess the flood induced damages and submit a report to the government with the help of the local MLAs.

Assam chief minister announces Rs 100 crore flood relief package for Barak valley
With the first wave of flood this year causing massive destruction in Assam's Barak valley chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced a flood package of Rs. 100 crore for relief and rehabilitation.

After taking stock of the prevailing flood condition of Karimganj and Hailakandi districts on Saturday and Cachar district on Sunday during his two day visit to the flood affected Barak Valley, Chief Minister Sonowal asked the government machinery to reach out to the flood affected people and extend all possible help.

Sonowal also visited Sibpur of Silchar town and took stock of the flood ravaged Silchar-Kalain road.


He also took stock of the extent of damage caused by flood in a meeting held at the conference hall of DC Office, Silchar in presence of the MLAs and senior government officials today.

Chief Minister at the same time asked the respective district administration to assess the flood induced damages and submit a report to the government with the help of the local MLAs.

Chief Minister Sonowal during the review meeting asked the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department to rescue the marooned animals and render all possible help to provide fodder and medical treatment to the stray animals.
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He also asked the district administration and Agriculture Department to assess the damage of crops and agriculture land caused by flood and prepare an area wise report and submit the same to the government.

He took stock of the strength of the embankment and asked Water Resources Department to carry out any repair work of the breached embankments along with operationalising sluice gates.
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