Raj CM for contingency plans as monsoon delayed



Jaipur: In view of delay in monsoon, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today directed officials to prepare contingency plans for departments of water and power, agriculture, animal husbandry and rural development.

Chairing a meeting of disaster management authority, he asked the officials to ensure that works under MGNREGA, fodder to cattle and water supply were not affected.

It was informed in the meeting that monsoon is likely to enter the desert state next week.

He asked the officials of the departments concerned to prepare contingency plan in view of the delay in monsoon, an official said.

PTI