Cyclone Phethai: Electricity of 14 out of 17 mandals have been restored, informs CM Naidu

Updated:2 months ago IST

Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 18 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu held press meet at the office of District Collector, East Godavari district after conducting aerial survey of cyclone Phethai affected areas. CM Naidu informed about the destruction caused by cyclone Phethai. He said, “17 Mandals have been affected in East Godavari district. 5602 farmers affected, 37 houses damaged, 28 partially damaged, 2179 hectares of paddy fields and 30 hectares of horticulture have also been damaged”. While talking about the incident, he said, “Electricity supply has been restored in 14 mandals. 187 camps have been set up, 32,000 people have been provided food. Mobile connectivity has been restored. East Godavari and Krishna administration brought situation under control within hours”. Talking about the arrangement made by the government he said, “At Kakinada collectors and district level departments worked within minutes. Within half an hour of landfall, everything was cleared”. “We managed power failures, established multipurpose cyclone shelters, mid day meal system are used for providing food for the victims,” he added.

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