Review Meeting on Drought affected Mandals

Chief Minister Mr K Chandrashekar Rao held a review meeting this evening at camp office to finalise the drought affected mandals in the State based on the preliminary reports submitted by district collectors. Chief Secretary Sri Rajeev Sharma, Principal Secretary to CM Sri S. Narsing Rao, Principal Secretary, Agriculture Sri Parthasarathi, Principal Secretary, Revenue Sri B. R. Meena, Special Secretary to CM Smt. Smitha Sabharwal, Commissioner, Agriculture Smt. Priyadarshini and others attended the Meeting. There are about 200 drought-hit mandals as per the initial reports from the district collectors. Hon’ble Chief Minister has asked the Chief Secretary and other officers concerned to finalise the exact number of mandals that are to be declared drought-affected as per the Government of India guidelines. Hon’ble CM exhorted the officers to complete the exercise in next three to four days and forward the same to the Government of India for financial assistance. (Photo: Zabi)