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Cabinet Secretary weights on restoration of power and telecom services in FANI Cyclone affected areas of Odisha at the NCMC meeting

  • NCMC under the Cabinet Secretary Sh. P. K. Sinha today looked into help measures in thecyclone FANI influenced territories of Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh with the States and Central Ministries/Agencies concerned.
  • Odisha educated that power and media transmission offices are step by step being reestablished in the Cyclone influenced zones of the state. Real harms to the Power transmission and dissemination frameworks are accounted for in Bhubaneswar and Puri.
  • Mobile services have been restored partially. In both the urban communities, around 70 percent water supply will be reestablished by today evening.Odisha likewise mentioned for supply of capacity water tanks.
  • 60 percent of affected telecom towers are expected to be operational by evening and diesel supplies are being provided to make them functionalusing DG sets in the absence of regular power supply. Adequate loads of Diesel and different fills are accessible in Odisha.
  • Ministry of Steel has made accessible around 3500 steel electric shafts and extra amounts as mentioned by Odisha are being masterminded from different spots. Assembling of extra shafts is additionally been attempted.
  • The Defense Ministry through exceptional transport planes and helicopters moved drugs and other help material. Maritime and Coast Guard vessel close Odisha coast have enough water supplies to be provided to influenced territories.

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VP calls for a public transport-centric approach to combat growing vehicular pollution

  • The Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for adopting a public transport-centric approach to decongest traffic-choked cities and combat growing vehicular pollution. He observed that our cities have been witnessing an undesirable shift from the use of public transport to private vehicles.
  • Pointing out that urban transport was leading to growing air and noise pollution, he said that it was estimated to account for about 25 percent of the greenhouses gases worldwide and spending more time in the polluted atmosphere was adversely affecting the health of the people, the Vice President said and added that the need for clean urban mobility cannot be overemphasized.
  • Stressing the need to put in place an adequately developed reliable, affordable and accessible urban public transport system, Shri Naidu called for steps on a war footing to make public transport the most popular mode of travel for all commuters.

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