ONI Bureau: Indian Navy today joined relief operations in severe Cyclone affected areas of Ganjam district.
Naval helicopters Gemini & OBM launched today for air-dropping food packets & relief material in the most cyclone affected areas across Andhra Pradesh & Odisha. Two Chetak helicopters are also being deployed to Aska in Ganjam district at the influence of Rushikulya and Bara Rivers in Behrampur for relief operations.
The Eastern Naval Command put on high alert since 9 October to provide aid for rescue & relief operations against Cyclone Titli which crossed East coast of India between North Andhra Pradesh & South Odisha.
Ships, aircraft & diving teams on standby for immediate deployment for rescue & relief operations, Indian Navy informed.