Adilabad: Collector Divya Devarajan said all support would be extended to the victims of food poisoning. She visited Kolamguda, a hamlet under Kothapalli (H) village in Narnoor mandal on Saturday. She distributed groceries and purified drinking water to the kin of the victims.
Divya said tribals who were hospitalised after having stale chicken curry were being provided with quality treatment at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS)-Adilabad. She said the groceries including rice, cooking oil, lentils and purified drinking water were being supplied to the tribals through ITDA-Utnoor.
The IAS officer found out details about food poisoning incident by speaking to village elder Kodapa Sone Rao. She inspected a well on which the tribals rely for drinking water. She assured them that construction of 2BHK houses granted for the hamlet would be completed soon, besides completing works of Mission Bhagiratha. She promised them to provide other basic amenities at the earliest.
The Collector suggested the tribals to shun consumption of liquor and other bad habits. She assured them that nutrient-rich food would be provided for the children through local Anganwadi centre and monetary help would be provided to farmers under Rythu Bandhu scheme. She instructed officials of Rural Water Supply to address drinking water crisis of the habitation.
Utnoor RDO Jagadishwar, Narnoor MPDO Ravinder Rathod, authorities of RWS and other departments were present.