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Nagaland: Monsoon Preparedness Meeting Held

Nagaland: Monsoon Preparedness Meeting Held

Kohima, June 02 (NEx): A monsoon preparedness meeting was held through video conference under the chairmanship of Chief Minister cum Chairman NSDMA, Neiphiu Rio at CM’s Secretariat on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021.

In his opening remark, the Chief Minister highlighted the importance of being well prepared to face the monsoon months from June to September 2021 inorder to avert any major disaster during erratic monsoon season of our state, so as to save lives and state infrastructure like roads and buildings.

Briefing on the monsoon based on the metrological data was made by NSDMA, monsoon preparedness of roads major sector was given by PWD (R&B) department, emergency operation and response preparedness was made by HG&CD/SRDF, while monsoon preparedness measures in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic was presented by the Health & Family Welfare and monsoon preparedness and availability of essential commodities was highlighted by Food & Civil Supplies department, which was followed by interaction and feedback from the Deputy Commissioners and Chairman DDMA of all the district, a DIPR report said.

Taking to twitter, CM Rio also informed that the meeting discussed matters related to road, emergency operation and response preparedness, availability of essential commodities etc. Preparedness will help mitigate major disasters, if any, during the monsoon season, CM tweeted.

The meeting was attended by Ministers, AHODs/HODs of the line departments and DCs & Chairman DDMA.