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Central teams assess damage caused by flood in Telangana


 Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Saturday held a briefing session with the inter ministerial central team led by Union Home Ministry Joint Secretary Sourav Ray, which toured the flood-affected districts of the state during the last two days.

The team, who returned to Hyderabad on Friday night, was briefed by the Chief Secretary about the damage caused due to heavy rains in the state.

Senior central government officials, who came to Hyderabad on Wednesday last , traveled as two teams and visited several districts on Thursday and Friday.

Earlier, the Central teams held a meeting with secretary disaster management Rahul Bojja and reviewed the situation in the state. one team visited Nizamabad, Nirmal and Adilabad district while the other team visited Jaishankar Bhupalpally, Mulugu and Bhadradri Kothagudem district to assess the damage caused by floods.

The team visited several villages to have a first hand information about the situation.

Chief Secretary thanked the central team for visiting the state and seeing the damage caused to irrigation projects, roads and damage caused to various departments.

The central team complimented the District administration, state government, NDRF teams, Indian Air Force, Army teams for their coordinated efforts which have resulted in minimal loss of life in spite of heavy rains and floods.

Union Home department joint secretary Saurav Ray, Dy Secretary P Parthiban, Director K Manoharan, Ramesh Kumar, Deep Shekar, Shiv Kumar Kushwaha, A Krishna Prasad were part of the central delegation.

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