The Chief Minister, Shri Bhupesh Baghel, reviewed the situation of overflows, rivulets and floods in all the districts of the state through video conferencing at his residence office this evening. He instructed all the collectors to give top priority to the work of protecting the lives of people due to floods and floods. Immediately after attending the day-long Vidhan Sabha session, the Chief Minister reviewed the situation and relief work arising out of continuous rains in the state through video conferencing from his residence office late in the night.

 The Chief Minister said that life has been affected in many districts due to excessive rains. Coping with the Kovid-19 infection, as well as overflowing and flooding, is a dual challenge. He directed all Divisional Commissioners, Collectors and Superintendents of Police to constantly monitor the situation and provide immediate relief to the people affected by the floods. Chief Secretary Shri R.P. The Board, Director General of Police Shri D.M. Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary Finance Shri Amitabh Jain, Additional Chief Secretary Home Shri Subrata Sahu and PCCF Mr. Rakesh Chaturvedi and other senior officers were present.

    Chief Minister Mr. Baghel said that flood situation has been created in many districts of the state due to continuous rains. The rivers and streams are in spate. Even in the urban areas, the lower settlements are flooded. Better arrangements for food, water and health should be ensured, along with evacuating people trapped in floods and lodging them in relief camps. The Chief Minister said that in view of Kovid-19 infection, relief camps, sanitization and other appropriate arrangements should also be made in relief camps. He said that due to floods, the sources of water are contaminated. In such a situation, arrangements should be made to provide pure drinking water to the people of those areas. He also directed to ensure chlorination and treatment of drinking water sources in flood affected areas. The Chief Minister took information of the situation of rain and flood from collectors and Superintendents of Police of all the districts one by one through video conferencing. The Chief Minister asked the rescue team to keep an alert to deal with the emergency. He also instructed the collectors to deploy a joint team of staff of Revenue, District Panchayat, Janpad Panchayat, Forest Department to provide relief to the affected people. The Chief Minister also took information from collectors about the status of water-logging in the dams and irrigation reservoirs of the districts and directed for continuous monitoring. He also directed to deploy joint team of Forest Department staff to provide relief to the affected people. The Chief Minister also took information from collectors about the status of water-logging in the dams and irrigation reservoirs of the districts and directed for continuous monitoring. He also directed to deploy joint team of Forest Department staff to provide relief to the affected people. The Chief Minister also took information from collectors about the status of water-logging in the dams and irrigation reservoirs of the districts and directed for continuous monitoring. He also directed to deploy a joint team of staff of forest department to provide relief to the affected people. The Chief Minister also took information from collectors about the status of water-logging in the dams and irrigation reservoirs of the districts and directed for continuous monitoring. He also directed to deploy a joint team of staff of forest department to provide relief to the affected people. The Chief Minister also took information from collectors about the status of water-logging in the dams and irrigation reservoirs of the districts and directed for continuous monitoring.

    It was informed in the meeting that 219 relief camps are being operated to keep the affected people safe in the state due to excess rainfall in the state. 11 thousand 942 houses have been partially and completely damaged due to floods and floods. Janjgir-Champa, Bilaspur, Raigad and Raipur have recorded the highest rainfall in the last 24 hours. Flood situation has been created at Janjgir-Champa, Raigad, Rajnandgaon and Balodabazar.

    Collector Janjgir-Champa told in the meeting that the Mahanadi is flowing above the danger mark. In view of the flood situation in the district, the gate of Hirakud Dam has been opened on request from Collector Sambalpur. He said that four thousand houses have been damaged due to excessive rains and floods in the district. 2091 flood-affected people have been lodged in 45 relief camps in the district. Raigarh Collector also informed that 18 villages of Barmakela area and 9 villages of Pusaur area have been affected by the floods. 2389 people have been accommodated in 21 relief camps in the district. 26 villages of extreme rainfall in Balodabazar have been affected by the flood and 1393 people have been accommodated in 24 camps here. Collector Baloda Bazar informed that 35 people trapped in the flood have been evacuated and taken to relief camp. Collector Rajnandgaon informed that Rajnandgaon-Kawardha road is closed. Water is flowing over the bridge of the Amner River in Khairagarh. Shivnath The riverbanks are full of water. He informed that 38 thousand cubic meters of water is being released from Mongra barrage, Drought drain and Ghumaria barrage in the district.