Punjab: CM Amarinder Singh orders special Girdawari to assess damage due to heavy rains in Tarn Taran

Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh has ordered the deputy commissioner of Tarn Taran to conduct inspection to asses the damage done to crops and houses due to incessant rain in last 24 hours

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh
Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh

NH Web Desk

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered the Deputy Commissioner Taran Taran to immediately conduct special girdawari (inspection) to assess the damage caused to the crops and houses due to heavy rains which led to water logging in the nearby villages due flooding of Kasur nullah .

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister also directed the Principal Secretary, Water Resources to rush a high level team comprising senior officers of the department and its drainage wing to immediately swing into action for dewatering in few villages in Khemkaran area of Patti tehsil.

He also instructed the team to further strengthen the flood protection works in the vulnerable areas on top priority so as to prevent recurrence of such incidents in the coming days, in case of any possibility of incessant rains in the region.

The Chief Minister also asked the District Administration to keep its relief and rehabilitation teams ready to face any eventuality arising out heavy rains.

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