The relief and rescue operations have been started rapidly by the district administration in flood affected districts of the state. Due to this, there is no loss of mass. On Monday, Chief Minister Kamal Nath again approached the collectors of the flood-affected districts and inquired about the flood situation and the steps taken for the safety of the people. He directed that people should be protected from floods in every situation and assess the loss of crops and others at the earliest, so that timely compensation can be given to the farmers.
5000 km of roads uprooted in rain, one and a half thousand crores will be spent on repair
State roads have died due to heavy rains. From the cities to the villages, there have been deep pits on the roads from place to place, causing problems to the drivers. The fear of accidents on these roads has increased. Broken roads have also become a problem for the state government struggling with financial constraints. Around 5000 km of roads in the state have been destroyed due to rain. These include roads of Public Works Department and MPRDC. About one and a half thousand crores will be spent on their repair and screw work. The total length of PWD roads in the state is 47 thousand 780 km and the total length of MPRDC roads is 11 thousand km. One and a half thousand crores will be spent on repairing the roads.
Roads worst in Bhopal zone
Roads in Bhopal zone have suffered the most due to rain in the state. 1310 km long roads have been uprooted in Bhopal. After this, 568 km long roads have been broken in Indore zone. The least 196 km of roads in the Sagar zone have been damaged. Apart from this, there have been potholes in the rain on the road of about 200 km of the National Highway.
Damage to rural area roads too
Apart from this, the Major District Road (MDR) and the roads connecting the rural areas to the cities have also suffered damage. They will be punched after the rain stops.