A high level meeting was held at Jorabat Kalimandir premises on Friday regarding the problem of artificial flood in the area.
The meeting was chaired by Virendra Mittal, Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup (Metro) district In presence of chief executive officer of Kamrup Zila Parishad Ramen Malakar, ADC and CEO District Disaster Management Authority, Pulak Mahanta, Circle Officer of Sonapur J Y Choudhury, ADCP A Basumatary, officials of National Highway Authority, officials of
District Disaster Management of Ro Bhoi district of Meghalaya and the local public of Jorabat.
The problem of artificial flood and its measures to resolve the problem was discussed thoroughly in the meeting.
Deputy Commissioner Mittal also visited the bank of the Digaru River near the national highway with the officials.
He also inspected the drain connected to the Digaru River to flow the flood water from Jorabat.
During the inspection, he asked the officials to resolve the problem through coordination with local people.
He also ordered the officials to take action against the illegal encroachment alongside the drain.