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Jun 02, 2020
8:28PM

NDRF teams deployed in Gujarat, Maharashtra in view of Cyclone Nisarga; PM assures all possible support

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Director General of NDRF S N Pradhan has said that 11 teams of NDRF have been deployed in Gujarat and 10 teams in Maharashtra in view of Cyclone Nisarga. He said, Gujarat has asked for 5 more teams and the teams are being airlifted from Punjab. Mr Pradhan said, the 5 teams are expected to reach Gujarat by evening. He said, 2 teams are in standby for Gujarat and 6 teams in standby for Maharashtra. 

The NDRF DG informed that evacuation process and awareness drive has started. He said, although the Cyclone is not in the extremely Severe category, all precautions are being taken.
 
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister of Gujarat,
Vijay Rupani and Administrator of Daman Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Praful K Patel regarding the cyclonic storm situation. He assured all possible support and assistance from the Centre.

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