STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Preparations for Monsoon Reviewed

Published: 09th October 2014 06:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th October 2014 06:11 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: The State government is gearing up to face the impending north-east monsoon with Chief Secretary Mohan Verghese Chunkath holding discussions on Wednesday with Secretaries and other officials of key departments on the preparations to be in place for the rainy season lying ahead.

Secretaries of Revenue, Municipal Administration, Health, Highways, Electricity, Agriculture, Food, Public Works, Fire and Rescue Services and Commissioner of Revenue Administration, representatives of Armed Forces, Meteorology Department were among those who had attended the meeting held at the Secretariat. On behalf of Chennai Corporation, the civic body’s Commissioner Vikram Kapur was in attendance.

A round-the clock control room is likely to be set up in all district headquarters with a toll free number to lodge complaints by the public. Availability of adequate rescue and relief materials, medicines with various departments and agencies, prevention of clogs in drainages during the floods in the city was among the other issues discussed.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp