The Prime Minister also reassured people of Kerala and other places affected by floods that the entire country stands with them at this moment of calamity. Mr Modi said he firmly believes that the sheer grit and courage of the people of Kerala will see the state rise again. He said, everyone is trying to ensure speedy mitigation of the sufferings of the people in the state.
In the 47th edition of Mann Ki Baat programme, commending the work of the armed forces in rescue and relief operations, the Prime Minister said, they have left no stone unturned to save people in the floods. He said, Air Force, Navy, Army, BSF, CISF, RAF and every agency played an exemplary role in the operations. He also mentioned the NDRF daredevils and said their service stands out as a shining example.
Mr Modi said that disaster management has assumed immense significance due to natural calamities. He stressed that new forms of structural engineering, eco friendly constructions, and zero waste should be the priority and it needs to be pondered upon while observing Engineers Day next month.