PM Modi reviews preparations against Cyclone ‘Amphan’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high-level meeting to review the response measures against cyclone ‘Amphan’ developing in the Bay of Bengal.

PM Modi took full stock of the situation and reviewed the response preparedness as well as the evacuation plan presented by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

During the presentation of the response plan, DG NDRF informed that 25 NDRF teams have been deployed on the ground while 12 others are ready in reserve. 24 other NDRF teams are also on standby in different parts of the country, according to the official release.

The meeting was also attended by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Principal Advisor to the Prime Minister PK Sinha, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, besides other senior officers of Government of India.