TINSUKIA, Sept 4 - Etwa Munda, Minister of Forest, etc., visited some flood relief camps in Tinsukia district on Wednesday and Thursday. He also interacted with the inmates and the officers concerned about the relief matters to the flood victims.
The Minister, who expressed satisfaction over the district administration�s efforts to provide quick relief to the flood victims, was accompanied by Upper Assam Commissioner Anurag Goel and Tinsukia Deputy Commissioner Puru Gupta.
Talking to mediapersons at the Circuit House here after visiting the relief camps, the Minister said there were 75 relief camps in the district and the district administration was providing relief material as per the manual. He also assured that the Government would provide medical facilities in the flood-affected areas to combat the post-flood health hazards.
The Minister opined that the flood problem of the State could be solved permanently if the Central Government considers it as a national problem as it was beyond the capacity of the State Government.
Regarding the rainwater stagnancy in Tinsukia town, the Minister said the problem would be solved if the plan to develop the drainage of the town, submitted by the district administration, gets approval.