Mumbai/UNI: Against the backdrop of cyclone Tauktae on the west coast of the state, state Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar visited the emergency management and control room of the ministry on Monday morning and took stock of the storm situation, rescue and relief work in the state.
According to an official press statement issued stated that the Deputy Chief Minister also telephoned the district collectors of Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Thane, Palghar, Mumbai and Mumbai Suburban Districts as well as the Mumbai Municipal Commissioner and inquired about the preparations for rescue and relief work.
Pawar has instructed the district collectors to be vigilant against the backdrop of the storm.
He is present in the ministry and is in touch with the concerned district collectors and is personally monitoring the storm situation in the state.
An orange alert has been issued in Mumbai, Thane and Palghar districts and a red alert has been issued in Raigad district.
The Deputy Chief Minister's Office has also informed that the concerned district and state administration has made all preparations for the rescue and relief work of the citizens, the statement added.