Wokha DC urge departments to monitor road conditions ahead of monsoon season

Wokha: PWD asked to initiate clearance of drainages and culverts at the earliest

BY | Monday, 27 May, 2024

The Wokha District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) convened a meeting today to review the monsoon preparedness for the district.

Deputy Commissioner, Wokha Ajit Kumar Ranjan who chaired the meeting requested departments to monitor the road conditions in their respective areas and divisions to ensure timely repair and maintenance of roads in case of any eventualities, DIPR said. He also directed the Department of NH and PWD (Road & Bridges) to put up all machineries in place for emergency. He further asked to take up clearance of drainages and culverts at the earliest.

All line departments were also requested to submit damage report caused due to natural disaster which happened recently at the earliest for onward submission to higher authority.

With the onset of monsoon, floods, landslides and other kinds of disaster is expected to happen, where he urged all departments to be prepared to tackle any eventualities, the DC reminded.

Assistant Director, Food & Civil Supplies, Wokha appraised the status and availability of food grains/essential commodities, fuel and LPG. Chief Medical Officer, Wokha presented on the availability of medicines and essential drugs.

In regard to the status of the road along the National Highway-2, E.E National Highway informed the members that construction of culverts, retaining wall and filling of pot-holes are under progress.

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