Days after Cyclone Yaas hit India’s japanese coast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reviewed the post-cyclone scenario and damages in Odisha.
The Odisha authorities didn’t put forth any demand for financial help in gentle of the damages however as an alternative sought help for long-term measures to mitigate results of future cyclones and climatic hazards — an annual phenomenon within the state.
After the assembly, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik tweeted, “Because the nation is on the peak of #COVID19 pandemic, we have now not sought any instant monetary help to burden the Central Govt and wish to handle it via our personal assets to tide over the disaster.
“Sought help for long run measures to make Odisha catastrophe resilient as we’re frequented by such local weather hazards yearly. Highlighted Odisha’s demand for catastrophe resilient energy infrastructure and resilient coastal safety with storm surge resilient embankments,” he added.
Yaas, a extreme cyclonic storm, had hit the japanese coast on Wednesday. Whereas no main damages had been reported from the state, 4 individuals had been reportedly killed in incidents induced by the cyclone.
Over 6 lakh individuals had been evacuated forward of the storm, and as they returned, district administrations have begun door-to-door surveys to observe the Covid-19 scenario. Personnel engaged in reduction and restoration work may even be intently monitored. The collectors of Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsingh-pur, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundar-garh, Puri, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul and Khurda have been requested to conduct Covid assessments on all people housed in cyclone shelters and authorities buildings in the event that they present any signs.