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.
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.
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.
Cabinet secretary chairs high-level meet to review flooding in Himachal, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Delhi
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.
In Punjab, an alert has been sounded in several districts following the release of excess water from Bhakra dam through the spill gates after heavy rainfall in its catchment area.
The Ghaggar river overflowed in Patiala, Moga, Mansa, Sangrur, Ferozepur, Faridkot and Bathinda following heavy torrential rainfall, officials said.