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PM assures all help for flood victims: CM

Mon 08th Nov 2010 09:26 AM
PM assures all help for flood victims: CM
PM assures all help for flood victims: CM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, though having a busy schedule on account of the US President Barrack Obama's tour in India, had assured to help the state, Chief Minister K Rosaiah revealed on Monday.

Talking to media persons, Mr Rosaiah categorically stated that the killer storm had weakened to the advantage of AP, although the state was geared up in all respects with the modern technology in place.

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However, there was considerable damage to the roads, communication systems and houses. 

The Chief Minister stated that within a day or two, a final report on the extent of crop loss among others, suffered by the farmers will be received.

Earlier in the day, Revenue Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao informed that the district administration would be sending a detailed report to Disaster Management Commissioner T Radha by November 21.

In all, he said that 59 mandals and 199 villages were hit by the floods and 23,609 were shifted to 103 shelters, while 1,01,818 food packets were supplied. He said that 11 people had lost their lives to the cyclone.

The state government would prepare the enumeration list /report to be sent to the Centre for securing the necessary help  after discussions with the commissioners of various departments, Mr Prasada Rao stated.

The district Collectors' meeting, which was scheduled for November 11 and 12, has been postponed to November 26, 27, the Minister informed.