Ajay Kumar Mishra meeting with Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang


On the second day of his visit to Sikkim, Minister of State for the Ministry of Home Affairs, Shri Ajay Kumar Mishra, held a high-level meeting with the Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Prem Singh Tamang. The focus of the meeting was on discussing recovery and restoration efforts in the aftermath of the recent flood crisis that has impacted the state. The leaders engaged in comprehensive discussions to devise immediate and long-term strategies to address the current situation, emphasizing the coordination of resources, relief assistance, and support for expediting rescue and recovery work.

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Ajay Kumar Mishra, reiterated the commitment of the Central Government, led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah, to collaborate closely with the State Government for a swift and effective recovery. Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Prem Singh Tamang, expressed gratitude for the prompt response from the Government of India and committed to working in tandem to expedite recovery and restoration work. Both leaders expressed their resolve to tirelessly work towards restoring normalcy and providing support to those affected by the recent floods.

Shri Ajay Kumar Mishra visited disaster-affected areas in Naga in Mangan district, assuring relief and assistance to affected citizens. He highlighted Prime Minister Modi’s continuous monitoring of the situation and emphasized the urgent need to prioritize rescue and relief efforts for individuals stranded in isolated areas.

The Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) continued search and rescue operations at Chungtham town near the Teesta hydro power project in Mangan district. A body was recovered from a tunnel, and efforts were made to facilitate the movement of people by constructing a log bridge across the Teesta River. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams were also involved in search and rescue operations in different locations, including Chungtham, to address the flood-related challenges.

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