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Deal with draught: Gogoi to ministers


Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Gogoi asked his ministers and officials to prepare district-level plans to deal with the draught-like situation in the state.


The instruction came up when Gogoi held a meeting of senior members of his ministry to deal with the drought-like situation in Assam. He stressed the need for taking water conservation efforts in all commercial and residential areas in view of the lack of proper rainfall.


The meeting was attended by Labour Minister Prithibhi Majhi, Agriculture Minister Nilamoni Sen Deka, Environment and Forest Minister Rokcybul Hussain, PWD Minister Ajanta Neog, Water Resources Minister Rajib Lochan Pegu.


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