Assam flood relief

Assam flood relief News

How trains became temporary homes for Assam flood victims

The first wave of floods from unprecedented rain that started on June 14 left three Assam districts reeling. As thousands congregated seeking shelter, various railway stations across South Assam became islands of refuge.

Indian Railways pitches in with relief and rescue operations in Assam

In the wake of floods in the Northeast, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today asked senior rail officials to work in close coordination with state governments of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and NDRF to ensure smooth relief and rescue operations.