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No dearth of relief materials: PM

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said that there is no dearth of materials to provide relief for the flood affected areas. Addressing a group of senior journalists at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport on Monday, he said that the Air Force have lifted 20 tonnes of relief material for the marooned people. He said 4.84 lakh people have taken shelter in the 768 relief camps set up across the state. According to him, 16 teams of the National Disaster Response Force comprising 640 personnel and 71 boats have been pressed into service for carrying out relief and rescue operations.

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