Amaravati: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting at the CM camp office on Sunday over the impending cyclone threat (Cyclone Michaung) and directed the District Collectors to take all possible steps to safeguard the lives and property of people.
CM Jagan asked the officials that the relief and rescue measures should be foolproof and all facilities including drinking water, food and necessary medicines should be provided in the relief camps.
Besides restoring power lines and transportation facilities in affected areas, steps should be taken to ensure proper sanitation in and around the relief camps, he said, adding that he should be updated periodically on the situation.
The Chief Minister told the Collectors that he would again review the situation through a video conference on Monday morning. He directed the civil supplies department to ensure that the paddy stocked in the fields does not get wet and also to procure the paddy available irrespective of its status and send the stocks to the rice mills or other available godowns at the earliest.
In view of the possibility of heavy rains, officials should be ready to take all steps to safeguard people and property in the affected rural and urban areas, he told them.