Belagavi: Deputy Commissioner N Jairam has called upon his officials to take measures to avoid losses of lives and infrastructure due to the possible flooding on river borders with monsoon rains arriving in the district. He was addressing a meeting of officials held to discuss the possible repercussions of floods, if any in the district, and measures to be taken by the local administration.

The DC urged officials at the taluk level to keep a tab on the situation and said, measures should be initiative timely to avoid any kind of inconvinience to the people due to natural calamities.ZP CEO R Ramachandran, SP Ravikanthe Gowda and HQA Dr Suresh Itnal, Ravindra Gadad, Dr Kavita Yakapanaar and Geeta Koulagi were present.