Chief Secretary Okay. Shanmugam held a gathering on Friday to take inventory of the monsoon preparedness of the State forward of the northeast monsoon. During the assembly, discussions have been held on preparations to be made by the departments, conducting of mock drills in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic by sustaining bodily distancing with no more than 50 individuals, moreover creating consciousness among the many public on measures to be taken by them.
Officials have been suggested to place in place measures to make sure bodily distancing in authorities aid camps and to arrange ample variety of aid centres. Officials posted for monitoring preparatory work have been suggested to submit an in depth report from all districts within the State and 15 zones in Greater Chennai Corporation.
Collectors in coastal districts have been suggested to comply with the preventive measures recommended by the State Meteorological Centre and the State Disaster Management Authority in case of any cyclones, taking into consideration the earlier expertise from cyclones akin to Gaja and Vardha.
Necessary gear are additionally required to be stored prepared to make sure rescue groups are capable of attain affected areas rapidly, a press launch stated.