Lieutenant Governor Visits Rain-hit Areas, Assures Relief for Farmers

Published: 20th November 2015 05:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th November 2015 05:48 AM   |  A+A-


PUDUCHERRY:  Lieutenant Governor Ajay Kumar Singh on Thursday visited the areas affected by the recent incessant rains.

He reached Karikalampakkam, Korkadu and Senthanatham, where crops were damaged by the rainwater. After interacting with the farmers, the L-G said the assessment of damage to the crops was on and he directed the officials in the administration to complete the assessment quickly.

Besides, he discussed the issue of compensation with Chief Minister N Rangasamy and assured  the affected farmers of adequate compensation. Singh was accompanied by Welfare Minister P Rajavelu and Collector D Manikanadan and others from the administration.

Meanwhile, Chief Secretary Manoj Parida and IGP (in-charge) Praveer Ranjan briefed the L-G on the developmental issues and the law and order situation in Puducherry.

The officials of the National Informatics Centre, Puducherry, made a presentation on the network security audit. L-G said an actionplan on network security encompassing all government departments should be made within two weeks.

Also, the L-G formally inaugurated the campaign ‘Childline Se Dosti’ on Raj Nivas premises. He extended his well-wishes to the orphaned children, who tied a friendship band with the L-G. He assured the children and NGOs that the government would ensure protection of the rights of the children.

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