With heavy rain final month inflicting deluge in elements of Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday mentioned there’s a want to plot a “everlasting answer” to the flood disaster within the state and take some frequent stringent steps in the direction of it.
The Chief Minister reached the flood-hit Sangli district in western Maharashtra the place he visited Bhilwadi, Ankalkhop, Kasbe-Digraj and numerous different areas to take inventory of the state of affairs, and reviewed steps taken by the administration in the direction of flood administration.
“We should work on two fronts – offering rapid reduction to folks affected by floods, and that work is happening. The administration acted upfront and evacuated folks to security,” he mentioned.
“Besides offering rapid reduction, we must work on a everlasting answer to the frequent disaster of floods within the area and for that, we must take some stringent steps,” the Chief Minister mentioned.
Mr Thackeray mentioned if some constructions are inflicting obstacles to the pure move of water, they have to be eliminated.
He additionally underlined the necessity for everlasting rehabilitation of these affected by frequent floods and mentioned folks’s cooperation can be wanted for this.
“To deal with the problem of flood state of affairs in western Maharashtra, there’s a want for efficient flood administration. I obtained some solutions about diverting the flood waters to drought-hit areas. We are occupied with it additionally,” he mentioned.
Mr Thackeray mentioned a committee of specialists can be fashioned for flood administration.
“There is a have to conduct a research of landslide incidents and relocate human settlements that are on the foothills of such landslide-prone areas,” he mentioned.
The Chief Minister mentioned there’s a have to proceed the event works, however it’s also vital to research the professionals and cons of such works.
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