SunstarTV (Bhubaneswar):Chief Secretary Sri Suresh Chandra Mahapatra along with Development Commissioner and Special Relief Commision Sri Pradeep Kumar Jena participated in the National Executive Committe meeting held under Chairmanship of Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs, Sri Ajaya Kumar Bhalla over video conferencing today.
Secretary Sri Bhalla reviewed the preparedness of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha to face impending cyclone Asani in context of its latest position and track.
Chief Secretary Sri Mahapatra appraised, “State administration is in all readiness to face the ensuing cyclone. Keeping in view the prediction of IMD the districts namely Koraput, Malkangiri, Ganjam, Rayagada and Gajpati have been kept in high alert. The coastal districts have also been kept on alert. ODRAF and Fire service teams have been mobilised to the southern districts. They will be prepositioned well before the time of the cyclone passing near Odisha coast.
Union Secretary Sri Bhalla expressed satisfaction over preparedness of Odisha for the ensuing cyclone.