All schools in the Malkangiri district have been declared closed today due to the possibility of heavy rains due to the cyclone Asani (ଅସାନି). Both public and private schools will be closed today, the Malkangiri district magistrate has ordered this.
In addition, the leave of all government employees has been cancelled. Malkangiri District Collector Shri Vishal Singh advised all the Firefighters, BDOs of all the block, Tehsildars, and all Revenue Inspectors to stay alert.
For the same, a special preparatory meeting was also held yesterday under the chairmanship of the Malkangiri district collector. All senior government officials were present at the meeting.