State govt sanctions 68 flood control proposals worth Rs 432 cr

The Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned 68 flood control proposals worth Rs 432.52 in the state.

Updated: Apr 07, 2011, 14:12 PM IST

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has
sanctioned 68 flood control proposals worth Rs 432.52 in the
state.

During a meeting of the UP Flood Control chaired by
Irrigation Minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui held yesterday 68
proposals worth Rs 432.52 for various projects were approved,
an official spokesman said here Thursday.

Flood control rooms will be set up and required staff
will also be deployed, besides meetings of steering committees
set up at district level, the minister said.

Siddiqui said that sensitive and super-sensitive
places related to floods be identified and material required
for flood safety be procured at the earliest.

PTI