Assam Flood : Central Team arrives for final assessment


An Inter-Ministerial Team of Government of India has reached Assam on Wednesday to visit and for the final assessment of the most Floods affected areas during the last Flood season in the State.

After a brief meeting, today chaired by Kumar Sanjay Krishna, Addl. Chief Secretary, Revenue and DM Department and Senior Officials of Assam Government on the damage and loss of the human lives and properties of various departments, the Team has left for their field visit in concerned districts.

The team will visit the districts viz. Nagaon, Golaghat, Kokrajhar, Chirang, Hojai and Dima Hasao for an on-the-spot assessment of the situation in the wake of floods in 2019 in the state. During their visit, the team will interact and discuss with the District Administration, concerned Departmental Officials and affected local communities of the districts. They will leave for New Delhi on 15th November 2019.

The team comprised of the following members – Ajay Gangwar, advisor (Ops), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), New Delhi (Team Leader), SB Tiwari, Under Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi, Jintu Das, Joint Director, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmer Welfare, Rajiv Das, Asstt. Director, Ministry of Power, Delhi, Amarnath Singh, Director, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, New Delhi, V.D. Roy, Superintendent Engineer, Ministry of Jal Shakti, CWC, Guwahati and Abhishek Agarwal, Assistant Executive Engineer, Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways.

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