State suffers loss of Rs 1,200 Cr due to rains, debris one of the cause: CM

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By Accommodation Times Bureau

The State has suffered losses of Rs 1, 217.29 crores due to excessive rains, flash floods and cloudburst during the current monsoon season. Public Works Department suffered maximum losses of Rs 735 crore due to rains in form of damages to roads, bridges, breast walls, retaining walls etc, CM Jai Ram Thakur said on September 17 in a meeting.

He said that “It has been observed that although maximum damages were due to heavy rains but unplanned dumping of debris was also another cause of damages to the roads.”

Proper dumping sites must be identified and it must be ensured that the debris was disposed of in the marked and identified places.





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