Sharing details of the heartwarming initiative, Vadodara District Collector Shalini Agarwal told ANI, "NDRF
personnel worked round the clock to rescue people during the time of the flood.
The Director General of the NDRF
, SN Pradhan, said three teams of NDRF
are currently engaged in rescue operations.
Indian Air Force (IAF) Spokesman Wing Commander Ratnakar Singh said a C-130J Super Hercules has been tasked to airlift NDRF
rescuers from Bhubaneswar to Guwahati on Friday.
Many items have been given to the NDRF
and various agencies for the rescue operations."
In flood-affected Belthangady's Charmadi area, NDRF
team rescued 85 stranded residents including two pregnant women and two toddlers in Belthangady's Charmadi area.
About 8000 people from Sangli district and about 2000 people from Kolhapur district were rescued by NDRF
The state has demanded five more NDRF
teams to tackle the wrath of floods in the state.
In Sangli, a total of 11 teams are deployed in which eight are of NDRF
, two are of Coastguard and one Army.
Kerala, where the heavy has created havoc for the past few days, have five NDRF
team at their service.
"Another five NDRF
teams reached Pune, two teams each are on way to Kolhapur and Sangli and one to Pune.