ward wise health camps for citizens arranged in silchar.
Janasanyog, SILCHAR,June 29: Cachar DC Keerthi Jalli visited Bethukandi dyke site and monitored breach repairing works on Wednesday.
Engineers from water resources department opened the sluice gate for water to flow out from town into river.
Jalli supervised the process and Instructed to close the sluice gate as soon as water starts seeping back.
It is informed that the work is underway for the functioning of the sluice gate. Water Resources Engineers are at work dropping B type Geo Bags to help stem the pressure of the water on the dyke.
PHE , Silchar division -I distributed drinking water at Police station and in various relief camps in Silchar in addition to that water pouches were also distributed at Rupaibali relief camp in lakhipur, baby foods were distributed by the Child development project officer, supervisors and poshan team in 16numbers of relief camps amongst inmates under Kalain ICDS Project.
On the day,DDIPR technical team on behalf of cachar administration Cachar, covered all 28 wards of silchar municipal board and made announcements urging people to visit health camps at their respective wards from 6 A.M.
Meanwhile,Cachar administration has intensified relief distribution process in rural and urban areas of the district ,in some places by using boat relief materials and cattle feed were also distributed in the flood affected areas.
Reportedly, a total of 609villages were flood affected, out of which, 152 villages in Katigorah, 58 villages in Lakhipur, 196 villages in Silchar, 162 villages in Sonai and 42 villages in Udharbandh, wherein 1430944 people were affected out of which,559060 are male, 505762 female and 366122 are children and crop area of total 10630.00 hectors were damaged by the flood water.
As stated in the daily report,a total of 257821 inmates are residing in 249 relief camps in the district ,out of which 98307 are male,95917 female , 63394 children,200 pregnent/lactating mothers and 3persons with disability.
It needs to mention that Ritu Nayak and Manik Das of Lakhipur and Silchar revenue circle died due to drowning in flood water and 168545 animals were affected as stated in the report received from DDMA on Wednesday
It is worthy to note that a total of 7696.84 quintal of rice,1473.31 quintal of dal,2813.77 quintal of salt, 39879.52 liter of mustard oil were distributed as relief materials in the district.
Using 29 motorized motor boats army, paramilitary,local administration,NDRF and SDRF rescued 792 stranded flood affected people wherein 81medical team were deployed for the treatment of the people.
Notably, both mizoram and Manipur government showed their willingness to co-operate with the Assam Government regarding rescue measures.
It’s worthwhile to mention that silchar jiribam road,dholai lailapur road,road from nutun bazar to PWD road,putikhal ,shyamacharan BBC road mathurapur via bidyaratanpur ,amraghat to jurkhal via nagakhal road ,sonai sonabarighat road, sonabarighat fery to algapur point road,neargram fulian point road,fulian point road to cpangpur road were damaged due to flood waters.
It is to be mentioned that Meherpur, Vivekananda Road,Das Colony,national highway,ambicapatty,church road ,chandicharan road,bilpar, public school road,subhashnagar ,N.S Avenue areas of urban silchar are submerged by the flood water and closure of sluice gates and in sonai ward number I,II,III,IV,V,VI,VII,VIII ,IX and X were damaged by flood waters as reported by DDMA daily report.