Amarinder Singh ordered the officials concerned to prepare comprehensive rehabilitation plans for the flood-ravaged areas.
Amarinder Singh asked the cooperation department to convert the short-term loans of the flood-affected farmers into medium-term loans.
The Centre has listed 11 states for IMCT review of the flood damage but Punjab does not find mention in it, even though the state has witnessed large-scale flooding in many areas.
With a hostile neighbour, Pakistan, on the one side and the ravaging Sutlej on the other, these border residents are yet to taste the fruits of freedom.
Briefing about the flood situations, Kapurthala Deputy Commissioner (DC) told the Chief Minister that 20 out of 80 flood-affected villages were inundated.
Many people are already affected by diarrhoea, gastroenteritis, fungal infection and skin disease and are being treated at different camps, an official said.
Ajaib Singh said there was rise in skin-related diseases in the area owing to contaminated water and poor sanitation.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced that government will take the technical support of the World Bank and the ADB taking stock of flood-hit area in Sultanpur Lodhi.
Traders said tomato prices doubled from Rs 40 to Rs 80 per kg, peas cost Rs 90 per kg to Rs 120 per kg, cauliflower at around Rs 100 per kg from Rs 60-70 per kg earlier.
In a statement here, the minister asked the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) workers as well as volunteers at large to assist her in distribution of the relief material.
Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has resorted to controlled water release from Bhakra Dam to handle one of the worst floods that have taken place in the last forty years.
Authorities on Wednesday deployed helicopters to airdrop food and water supplies to the villagers.
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As of now, 28 teams of the National Disaster Response Force are deployed in these states and resources from the Army and the Air Force, have been pressed into service.
Many villages in Ludhiana, Rupnagar and Jalandhar remained inundated because of breaches in earthen dams of the Sutlej river.
The Ghaggar river overflowed in Patiala, Moga, Mansa, Sangrur, Ferozepur, Faridkot and Bathinda following heavy torrential rainfall, officials said.