Central government team to visit Odisha soon to assess damage caused by cyclone Fani

NEW DELHI: A Central Government Team Will Be Visiting Soon To Review The Damage Caused By Cyclone Fani.

Review Of Aid Measures In Odisha, Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha Wednesday Early State Officers And Center Involved Concerns To Focus On Implementation Of Priority Plans Prepared For Restoration Of Power And Telecommunications In Puri And Bhubaneswar And Monitor Progress One Day -To- Day Basic.

At The Request Of Odisha, He Further Directed That A Central Team Could Visit Odisha Soon To Assess The Extent Of Damage Caused By Cyclone Fani, A Statement From The Ministry Of The Interior.

The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), Under The Cabinet Secretary, Assessed The Rescue And Relief Measures In Areas Of Odisha Affected By Cyclone Fani With The Senior Officials Of The State Government And The Central Authorities Involved.

The Odisha Government Showed That The Situation Has Improved In 8 Of The 9 Districts Affected In Total And That Electricity And Telecom Are Gradually Increasing In The Most Affected Areas Of Puri And Bhubaneswar.

About 3,500 Bendes Are Restoring High-Voltage Power Lines, Sub-Stations, And So On, And More Workers Are Coming From And Telengana, The Declaration Says.

Fixed Phone Services In Puri Have Started And BSNL And Other Telecom Providers Have Slightly Improved Their Mobile Services.

The State Government, In Collaboration With The Center, Has Prepared A Detailed Plan With Priority Areas For The Restoration Of Power And Telecom Facilities In Puri And Bhubaneswar.

Water Supply In Urban And Rural Areas Has Been Largely Restored Using Diesel Generator Sets, Said It.

The Odisha Government Also Announced That It Had Received Additional Financial Assistance Of Rs 1,000 Crore, Released By The Center.

The Telecommunications Department Coordinates With The State Government And All Telecom Providers To Implement The Priority Plan For Fast Recovery Of Mobile And Internet Services In The Affected Territories Of Odisha.

Although The Banking Services Have Also Been Resumed In Puri, The Unavailability Of Power And Telecom Connections Prevented The Functioning Of Some ATMs, The Ministry Of The Interior Said.

It Started With Partial Operations Between Khurda Road And Puri By Running Three Express/mail Trains On The Route.

Full Recovery Would Be Completed Before May 12, It Said.

The Railways Also Offer Free Transportation To Workmen Deployed For Power Recovery.

Chief Secretary And Other Senior Officers Of Odisha Attended The NCMC Meeting Via Video Conference.

Senior Officials From The Ministry Of The Interior, Power, Telecommunications, Railways And NDMA Also Attended The Meeting