Hon’ble Minister, Revenue & Disaster Management Shri Sudam Marndi today visited office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) and Odisha State Disaster Management Authority at Rajiv Bhawan, Bhubaneswar and reviewed the status of relief and restoration in the cyclone (FANI) affected areas. The review meeting was attended by the Special Relief Commissioner & Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Govt., Disaster Management Shri Bishnupada Sethi and other officers of the SRC and OSDMA.
During the review, Hon’ble Minister stressed on repair/ restoration of primary school buildings damaged due to cyclone before reopening of schools after summer vacation. Hon’ble Minister also emphasized on quick restoration of the Anganwadi Centres, health institutions and electricity in all the affected areas. He directed to ensure that all the basic facilities such as drinking water, generator, search & rescue equipment are available in all multi-purpose cyclone and flood shelters and viewed that there is a need for construction of more Multi-purpose Cyclone and Flood Shelters in the State. Hon’ble Minister also enquired about the adequacy of the State Disaster Response Forces and the equipment available with them.
After the meeting, Hon’ble Minister visited the office of the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) and reviewed various activities.