Karnataka floods: 4 ADGPI, 6 NDRF teams deployed to intensify relief operations
Days after Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV) held an "underwear protest" in Bengaluru, four teams of Additional Directorate General of Public Information Indian Army (ADGPI) on Wednesday (October 23) rushed to flood-hit Raichur for relief operations
Bengaluru: Four Additional Directorate General of Public Information Indian Army (ADGPI) teams have been pressed into action for relief and rescue operations in the flood-hit Raichur district, Karnataka.
The state authorities are also making efforts to rehabilitate those affected and provide them with relief materials.
On Wednesday (October 23) morning, PRO Bengaluru, ministry of defence on Twitter informed that more teams are on standby for other districts as well.
In a recent development, six National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) - two in Belagavi, and each in Gadag, Dharwad, Haveri and Bagalkot - have been deployed in North Karnataka.
A house in Hosuru village of Gadag collapsed today, following heavy rains in the region at around 9 in the morning.
No injury or loss of life has been reported so far from the incident.
Also, roads that connect Karnataka-Tamil Nadu borders in Palar area near Male Mahadeshwara hills were damaged.
A pro-Kannada organisation named Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV) on October 16 held an 'underwear protest' at Maurya circle in the state capital over the alleged negligence by government officials about the flood relief work in the state.