October 21, 2016
Complying with the Madras High Court directive, the Tamil Nadu Government has constituted a 20-member advisory committee comprising experts from various fields to assist the state disaster management authority at times of natural calamities.
State Advocate-General today filed in the court a copy of the October 18 Government Order constituting the committee headed by Dr. K. Satyagopal, Principal Secretary and Commissioner of Revenue Administration.
Revenue Secretary Chandra Mohan is the co-chairman of the committee that also has 18 other members. The Director of Disaster Management Authority would be the convener of the committee.
The first meeting of the committee would be held not later than a week, the Advocate-General informed the court, which adjourned the matter to November 15.