Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Saturday sought support of the Indian Army, railways and port to restore essential infrastructure and services in the cyclone-ravaged areas of the state.
In a series of tweets, the Home Department said the state government has mobilized maximum strength in a unified command mode for immediate restoration of essential infrastructure and services. Army support has been called for; NDRF and SDRF teams deployed; Railways, Port and private sector too requested to supply teams and equipment (sic),” it said in a tweet.
As many as 10 news teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are being rushed to Bengal in order to speed up the relief and rescue operations.
Additional deployment of 10 teams will bring the total deployment to 36 teams of NDRF, across the 6 districts of WB affected by the Cyclone.
— Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) May 23, 2020