Home Minister seeks rehabilitation of flood displaced by six months

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Home Minister Janardan Sharma has directed the subordinate bodies to formulate plans making sure the construction of new houses in the recent flood-affected areas by the next six months. 

Sharma directed the concerned bodies while speaking at a meeting of the Central Disaster Rescue Committee at the Home Ministry Wednesday. "Collect details of the flood displaced and make plans in such a way so that their rehabilitation can be guaranteed by the maxims six months," he directed subordinate officials. 

He was of the view of pre-planning to respond untoward water-induced disaster in the next monsoon. 

The meeting agreed to distribute two bundles of zinc sheets to replace the roofs of thatched houses in the flood-hit areas.  It has also decided to award organisation contributing significantly during the rescue and relief works at time of disaster. 

In the meeting, secretaries from ministries concerned presented the details of losses caused by the flood in respective sectors. RSS