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    Assam Floods: DC Hailakandi Takes Stock Of Damaged Infrastructure, Directs Officials To Submit Report

    Guwahati: Hailakandi Deputy Commissioner (DC) Keerthi Jalli on July 19th,2019 toured many areas under Algapur revenue circle to inspect the damaged infrastructure.

    Starting out in the morning hours with officials of district administration and concerned departments, Jalli visited Mohanpur embankment where a major breach had occurred inundating many areas under Algapur revenue circle. Jalli instructed the water resources officials to plug the breach immediately before the next wave of floods.

    The DC inspected the Pola sluice gate at Polarpar and asked the water resources department officials to immediately rectify the defects so that it discharges volume of water to its optimum level during the floods.

    Jalli along with Circle Officer, Algapur, Arpita Dutta visited the flood-affected areas such as Kalinagar Part I, Baghmara and Doleswari and gave necessary directions to the concerned officials to fortify the embankment on a war footing.  The DC interacted with the flood-hit people and assured them of all possible help and assistance.

    Jalli asked all the concerned departments to submit detailed flood damage report along with proper documentation for onward submission to the state government. State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma through video conferencing on July 18th, 2019 asked the DCs of flood-affected districts to submit infrastructure damage estimate at the earliest.

    Meanwhile, the flood situation further improved in the district with water receding in different parts of the district. As of now, 28 villages under Algapur revenue circle are reeling under floodwaters.

    Medical teams numbering 60 have fanned out to provide medical care and treatment, including medicines to the affected. Veterinary and animal husbandry department organised 10 numbers of vaccination and treatment camps for the affected livestock.



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