Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today issued directions to the Ladakh Affairs Department as well as district administration Leh to immediately carry out assessment of damages caused due to flash floods.
Mr Sayeed issued the directions for immediate assessment of damages due to flash floods so that a comprehensive proposal is forwarded to the Central Government for seeking financial assistance for providing relief and succor to the affected families, an official spokesman said.
The Chief Minister also directed the concerned authorities to take all necessary restoration and rehabilitation measures as well as ensure the safety and security of the people affected by the flash floods.
Earlier, the Minister for Cooperatives Chering Dorjey called on the Chief Minister and apprised him about the large scale devastation caused due to flash floods in Leh district, the spokesman said.
Incessant rains in Leh have caused flash floods tormenting people in several villages and resulting in damage to many residential houses, he added.