An Inter-Ministerial Central Team led by Ms Saheli Ghosh Roy, Joint Secretary (CIC), Ministry of Home Affairs visited Odisha on 14-15 November, 2019 for the spot assessment of situation in the district of Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak & Balasore in the wake of Extremely Sever Cyclonic Strom Bulbul which passed near to the coast of Odisha.
The team comprised Ms. Vandana Singhal, Chief Engineer, Ministry of Power, Mr. Deena Nath, Consultant, Department of Expenditure, Mr. S.S Modi, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of RD, Mr. Amrish Pal Singh, SE, CWC, Odisha, Dr. Virendra Singh, Director, DRD, Deptt. Of Agriculture of Patna and Mr. Sunil Kumar, Ministry of Road Transport, Regional office, Bhubaneswar.
The team visited the cyclone affected areas of districts and assessed the restoration work and interacted with the community members.
The team also had a wrap-up meeting with Chief Secretary and other Secretaries of different departments at the Lok Seva Bhavan, Odisha today evening.
The Principal Secretary (DM) & Special Relief Commissioner, Shri Pradeep Jena appraised the team about the damage caused to different sectors due to the cyclone Bulbul.
The team appreciated the State Government efforts for quick relief and restoration work.