MP flood: Central team meets CM

A central team met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday at his residence following a two-day tour of flood-affected areas, it was officially learnt.
The officers were led by Joint Secretary (Home Affairs) Sunil Kumar Barnwal.

The fact that the state dispensation and local administration acted diligently; came to the fore during discussions with citizens in Gwalior, Datia, Shivpuri, Sheopur and Morena districts. The actual damage report will be finalised in the near future. Sheopur was worst-hit but providentially there was no spread of diseases.

The team separately met Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains and other senior bureaucrats. A final survey is underway. Initially, orders have been issued to grant Rs 6,000 each to families whose dwellings were destroyed by inclement weather. A team comprising Revenue, Agriculture and Panchayat officials is assessing damage.

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