Chennai :Tami Nadu Governor R.N.Ravi today spoke to
Chief Minister M K Stalin over phone and discussed about the rescue
and relief operations being undertaken by the State Government in
view of the heavy rains caused by the depression in Bay of Bengal.
A Raj Bhavan communique said Mr Ravi also spoke to National Disaster
Response Force (NDRF) Director General S.N.Pradhan and discussed
about the rescue and relief operations.
The DG informed the Governor that NDRF has deployed 14 battalions
and has more forces on standby.
Meanwhile, Mr Ravi expressed his heartfelt gratitude to Prime Minister
Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for extending their
support for relief and rescue operations and mitigating measures for the
flood affected areas of Tamil Nadu.