Bhubaneshwar: With a very severe cyclone storm going to hit Odisha coast in the next 24 hours, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today assured people that the government was fully prepared to handle the situation.
The chief minister has said that the government has taken all the necessary measures and is prepared to face the situation.
“Cyclone Phailin is likely to affect the coastal districts and some other interior places. The state government has made all arrangements to face the situation,” Patnaik said in a message to the people.
Stating that the Navy, Air Force, NDRF, ODRAF and all concerned are ready to face the situation, Patnaik appealed to all sarpanches and other elected peoples' representatives to extend their assistance.