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Gogoi seeks plans to contain draught

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday asked agriculture department, irrigation, public health departmentsto draw up a contingency plan to contain the possible draught like situation.

In a high level meeting in Dispur, the chief minister stressed both short and long term measures to mitigate the impending crisis.  

Gogoi further instructed the irrigation and Public Health Engineering departments to take appropriate steps to deal with the situation.

Chief Secretary Jitesh Khosla will monitor the situation to brief Gogoi at regular intervals.
Apart from chief secretary JS Khosla ,Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture and Irrigation V K Piparsenia, Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd Chairman Rajiv Yadav and Power Commissioner and Secretary Anurag Goel also attended the meeting.

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