Water Resources Secy Reviews Flood Preparedness

Bhubaneswar: In view of possible floods due to rains induced by low pressure and the arrival of monsoon, Principal Secretary Water Resources, Anu Garg reviewed the Department’s preparedness to tackle the situation.

Garg reviewed the preparations with senior officials of the Department, Engineer-in-Chief and other senior engineers said an official press release.

The Principal Secretary had a detailed discussion on the situation at different reservoirs and their management, strength of embankments, stocks and availability of sand-filled bags, wooden and bamboo poles etc. to tackle floods and gave necessary directions and advice to the concerned officials, it added.

The meeting was attended by the EIC of the Water Resources department, other senior engineers and officials.