The state government has also established around 964 relief shelters. It has already deployed around 1,936 boats and 677 medical teams, while 1524 flood posts and 702 animal relief camps have also been set up.
New Delhi: The Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh has directed 47 teams of NDRF, SDRF and PAC to work round the clock and ensure that there is no delay in relief work in the areas affected by floods and heavy rains. A spokesman said the government was sending relief materials to the stranded people in 1,111 flood-affected villages spread over 18 districts of the state.
Flood relief operation is going on in 18 districts
The 18 districts where the state government is carrying out intensive flood relief operations include Agra, Auraiya, Etawah, Hamirpur, Fatehpur, Prayagraj, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Kanpur Dehat, Kanpur Nagar, Ballia, Banda, Kasganj, Kaushambi, Bhadohi, Chandauli, Ghazipur and Includes Sitapur.
1,936 boats and 677 medical teams deployed
The state government has also set up around 964 relief shelters. It has already deployed around 1,936 boats and 677 medical teams, while 1524 flood posts and 702 animal relief camps have also been set up. In addition, 108 motorboats and 50 vehicles have been pressed into service to conduct the search operation.
Relief commissioner Ranveer Prasad said, “We are monitoring the flood situation. Adequate measures have been taken and we have ensured that there is an adequate supply of drinking water, dry food packets and medicines, clothes, utensils and bedding. "
Help being provided to the affected people
He said that more than 14,166 dry ration kits and 1,36,255 lunch packets have been distributed by the government to the affected people so far. The state government has also distributed around 58,497 ORS packets and more than 1,87,280 tablets of chlorine in the affected areas. NDRF and SDRF teams have evacuated 21,153 people from the flood-affected areas and shifted them to relief camps.