Central Team Meets Jaya, Chief Secy, to Begin 3-day Visit to Rain-hit Areas in Chennai

Published: 26th November 2015 01:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th November 2015 01:02 PM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: The nine-member Central team headed by TVSN Prasad on Thursday met Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at the Secretariat and Chief Secretary K Gnanadesikan ahead of their visit to rain-affected areas.

A power point presentation was made to the team about the rain damages in five districts - Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Cuddalore.   Secretaries of PWD, Fisheries, Agriculture, Highways and other key departments were present.

The team is expected to commence its assessment from Mudhichur at 2 p.m., The team members would be visiting the rain affected places on November 27 and 28 and they would be having wrap up meeting with the State Chief Secretary again before leaving for Delhi.

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had sought Rs.8,481 crore assistance from the Centre and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has allocated Rs.939.63 crore towards immediate relief and restoration works.

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