In preparation for the upcoming monsoon season, the Udupi District Deputy Commissioner, M Kurma Rao, has announced the establishment of a district-level control room to provide assistance to individuals during emergencies. This proactive measure aims to ensure the safety and well-being of residents in the face of potential monsoon-related challenges. To facilitate quick response and aid, a toll-free helpline number, 1077, has been made available to the public. Additionally, individuals can reach the control room directly by dialing 0820-2574802. For any Mescom (Mangalore Electricity Supply Company) related issues, a dedicated helpline number, 1912, has been provided. In cases requiring immediate rescue, people can dial 112 for assistance.
Deputy Commissioner M Kurma Rao emphasized the importance of promptly distributing compensation to those affected by natural calamities, stating that it should be done within 48 hours. This swift action aims to alleviate the financial burden on individuals impacted by such events.