The Inter-Ministerial Central Team led by Shri Lokesh Jha, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs visited the Mizo villages affected by the cyclonic storms / hailstorms during March to April 2010. The Team is assisted by Disaster Management & Rehabilitation (DM&R) Director V. Sapchhunga and DM&R Staffs, Aizawl District Horticulture Officers and I&PR Officers.

The Team inspected the Horticulture greenhouses and cultivations destroyed by the hails and storms in Durtlang and Sihphir yesterday and had discussions with the Durtlang Gardeners' Society and Mizoram Iskut Growers' Association. From there, the Team proceeded to Bukpui and North Chaltlang and verified the conditions of damage in the area. The Team was received by C. Khamluaia, S.Dy.M, Kolasib District on behalf of Kolasib DC.

The Inter-Ministerial Team today visited Aibawk and Thenzawl, there they were received by Serchhip DC H. Darzika and District Officers at Thenzawl. The Team were informed of the damages in Serchhip District and limited fundings for the relief work. The Team were also taken to the spots for verification and interaction with the affected persons.


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