CM Jagan directs officials to expedite rescue works
Hon’ble Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy enquired about the boat accident at Devipatnam with East Godavari district Collector and other Officials.
Amaravati, Sept 15: Hon'ble Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy enquired about the boat accident at Devipatnam with East Godavari district Collector and other Officials. He directed them to carry out the rescue operations on a war-footing and asked them to use NDRF(National Disaster Response Force) teams, besides pressing into service Navy and ONGC helicopters in the rescue operations.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy also ordered all the available Ministers in the district to go and supervise the rescue work at the site. He directed the officials to suspend all boating services immediately in the region and to examine the boats about their viability of transportation. He also told them to check for the licence of the boats and if adequate training was given to the staff or not. He also asked the officials to check if the boats have precautionary measures or not. The Chief Minister asked for a complete report on the incident and asked to release safety guidelines prepared by an experts committee.