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The Chief Minister has directed all Deputy Commissioners to get the evaluation done of crop damage due to fires caused by short circuits in overhead high-tension wires.
An official spokesperson said the DCs were ordered to get assessments done by the respective Sub-Divisional Magistrates and Punjab State Power Corporation Limited officers to identify such cases and submit a detailed report for further action by the state government.
Expressing concern over the crop losses, the Chief Minister has directed the departments and officers concerned to undertake the assessment on a priority basis.
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