Guwahati/ 18th July’2017 (Prag News Desk): CM Sonowal along with Assam MPs met PM Modi & discussed flood situation, NEIIPP, revival of HPC & other issues. CM thanked the Prime Minister for assistance & support provided by Government of India during floods in Assam and other Northeastern states.
CM requested the Prime Minister to set up a high-level inter-ministerial team to study flood & erosion problem & suggest permanent solutions.
On Monday, The Chief Minister directed the DCs to take steps for repairing and rebuilding the houses that are damaged fully or partially by floods. He also issued direction to the DCs for repairing the embankments which are damaged by flood in coordination with the Water Resources Department, as soon as the water levels recede.
The roads and bridges damaged by flood must also be repaired with the help of the PWD Department so that communication infrastructure can be restored at an early date, he said.