IAS officer Keerthi Jalli surveying flood-affected areas in Assam’s Cachar district have been viral on social platforms lately. She is seen inspecting the flood-affected areas under the Bokhola block on foot.
Keerthi Jalli was the first woman District Deputy Commissioner in Hailakandi district of Assam Barak Valley and was awarded “Best Administrative” for controlling various issues of the district and taking excellent steps in public service in 2020. Seeing her remarkable work, she was transferred to the Cacher district of Assam.
In the recent terrible floods of Assam, Jalli took up her responsibility of being a District Deputy Commissioner remarkably, visiting the flood affected areas interacting with local people to understand their problems due to this flood and erosion, and instructing concerned officials to put in place all measures to protect the land from flood and erosion. She took note of the people affected in different areas of the district and solved their problems. Later, she distributed relief items among flood-affected people. She has also done a commendable job in the Corona period, as per the source. She also inspected the relief measures, including the provisions of pure and safe drinking water provided to flood-affected people in relief camps and other places.
Seeing her dedication and commitment to her service, several tweeter users have praised her for reaching out to those affected by the devastating flood. Her pictures showing her walking through mud on foot and interacting with people have won the hearts of many viewers.
“Her eagerness to work for the people has no limits. The ways she visited the remotest flood-affected areas, taking stock of the damage and understanding the suffering of the people, deserves huge respect. “- tweeted Assam MLA Karim Uddin Barbhuiya.