Guwahati: An Inter-ministerial central team led by Ravinesh Kumar, IDAS, finance advisor to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Ministry of Home affairs visited the flood and landslide hit Haflong town, the HQ of Dima Hasao district for damage assessment of recent flood and landslide in the district as well as the state on Saturday.
With less rainfall activity over the region, situation in Dima Hasao district continued to improve slowly.
On reaching Haflong the team accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner of Dima Hasao Nazreen Ahmed, and Principal Secretary of North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council Thai Tsho Daulagupu, visited few sights which were most affected within the town area starting from Lower Haflong Road, Muolhoi village, ND Raji, GC High School, New Haflong Railway station, Boro Haflong and CJM road.
Interacting with the people in those villages while on their visit, the central team took note of the damages which will further be submitted to the Centre.
The team also visited various relief camps where over 500 affected persons were lodged in.
Later the team had a review meeting at Dima Hasao’s Deputy Commissioner conference hall with the district administration, MLA, NCHAC officials and officials of line department.
The team has discussed the situation with the district administration and assured of quick response to restore the damages.
It is to be noted that the recent torrential rain fall has recorded highest upto 451 mm on May 14 last as compared to maximum 190mm to 200 mm annual report normally.