Itagar, September 13: A high-level team led by Aruchal Pradesh Chief Minister bam Tuki today made an aerial survey of seven flood-hit districts in the state.
The team was shell-shocked by witnessing the trail of devastations during the over three and half hours survey of flood-wrecked areas, particularly Doimukh, Kimin, Mebo, Diyun, Dambuk, msai, Tezu and worst affected Paglam village.
The team included Ministers Chow Mein and Kamlung Mossang, Parliamentary Secretary Jomde Ke (Likabali constituency), MLAs Gum Tayeng (Dambuk constituency), Zingnu mchoom (msai) and Nikh Kamin (Bordumsa-Diyun).
Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner Khapa Kholie and director Y W Ringu, Aruchal Pradesh State Transport GM Abo Tayeng also accompanied the team.
However, Minister Tapang Taloh, lawmakers Lombo Tayeng (Mebo constituency) and Olom Panyang (Mariyang-Geku) joined the team when the Skyone helicopter landed at Pasighat for refueling.
While East Siang Deputy Commissioner submitted a report on flood damage losses amounting to Rs 14 crore so far, even as the estimation process was still on. After witnessing that Anupam village under Paglam circle of Lower Dibang Valley district which was completely devastated by the merger of Taro Tamuk and Dotung rivers, the Chief Minister directed to shift the village.
Respective lawmaker was apprising the CM about the intensity of flood and damages caused while indicating the affected areas. MLA Tayeng along with Transport GM Abo Tayeng apprised the team about the devastation at Paglam village.