Central team visits cyclone-hit Puri for damage assessment
Puri: A Central team on Monday visited several areas in cyclone-battered Puri district for damage assessment.
Accompanied by State Industries Secretary and Puri Collector, the inter-ministerial team, led by Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary Vivek Bhardwaj, visited Arakhakuda under Krushnaprasad block and Hasinapur village in Brahmagiri for field inspection.
Earlier in the day, the team had a meeting with Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi before heading for the field visit.
The officials had arrived at Bhubaneswar on Sunday for three-day tour to take stock of situation in the coastal districts that have been affected by the extremely severe cyclone Fani.