The Maharashtra authorities on Monday demanded organising of a committee underneath Prime Minister Narendra Modi for tackling disaster conditions in states and guaranteeing higher coordination.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray additionally sought fast help from the Centre for Maharashtra in view of the June three Cyclone Nisarga, that precipitated widespread harm in coastal districts, and the August 5 downpour and heavy winds that battered Mumbai, a state authorities assertion mentioned.
Mr Thackeray was talking at a digital assembly PM Modi held with chief ministers of six states to evaluate flood scenario, the assertion mentioned.
The states that attended the assembly to evaluate their preparedness to take care of the south-west monsoon and present flood scenario and heavy rains within the nation had been Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala.
The PM famous there’s good coordination between the Centre and state governments throughout disaster conditions and added his dispensation is with all states whereas dealing with calamities, the assertion mentioned.
On his half, Mr Thackeray demanded organising of a committee underneath the prime minister for tackling disaster conditions and guaranteeing coordination with states, the assertion mentioned.
As he apprised the prime minister concerning the August 5 heavy rains in Mumbai, Mr Thackeray mentioned that the current interstate flood administration system is beneficial, however added the physique ought to have the Centres representatives in it.
Mr Thackeray mentioned Maharashtra suffered greater than Rs 1,065 crore losses as a result of Cyclone Nisarga and the August 5 rainfall precipitated Rs 500 crore harm in Mumbai as he demanded the prime minister to announce fast help to the state.
The chief minister mentioned Mumbai recorded 333 mm rainfall throughout a 24-hour interval on August 5, whereas wind pace that day was 70 km to 80 km gusting to 106 km.
Mr Thackeray urged Modi handy over a land parcel owned by the Union commerce ministry to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company at Mahul right here for organising a pumping station.
When arrange, this pumping station will assist handle frequent water-logging in Hindmata, Dadar and Wadala, Mr Thackeray mentioned, in response to the assertion.
The chief minister additionally referred to as for everlasting options to keep away from losses brought on by heavy rains and floods.
Mr Thackeray reiterated the demand for contemplating an alternate route for the proposed gauge conversion of Akola-Khandwa railway line passing via the tiger habitat of the Melghat Tiger Reserve in Amravati district.
The railway line is proposed to be transformed from metre gauge to broad gauge.
Amongst others, the chief minister requested the Centre to put in Doppler radar in Aurangabad in central Maharashtra for climate forecasting within the states Marathwada area.
PM Modi requested Union ministries involved to assume over the recommendations made by Mr Thackeray in the course of the assembly, the assertion mentioned.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan additionally took half within the assembly, it added.
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