CM directs Health Deptt. to intensify medical aid for flood victims

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Chandigarh, Aug 30 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today directed the State Health Department to intensify medical aid and supply of medicines to flood affected victims in Moga, Ferozepur, Jalandhar and Kapurthala districts.

According to Chief Minister's Media Advisor Harcharan Bains, Mr Badal personally spoke to the concerned Deputy Commissioners and asked them to ensure that all necessary steps are undertaken to prevent the outbreak of any epidemic in the affected villages.

He said that Health Minister Laxmi Kanta Chawla along with Health Secretary Satish Chandra had toured Moga and Ferozepur districts extensively only day before yesterday to supervise the relief work by the Health Department.

He informed that necessary directions would be issued to all Civil Surgeons to keep a strict vigil against any likely out-break of epidemic in the affected villages.

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