Udupi launches WhatsApp number for natural calamity complaints
Udupi, July 15, 2022: House damaged due to rain? Electric poles damaged due to wind and you don’t know whom to contact? Udupi district administration has come out with an easy method. Any natural calamity-related problem can now be submitted to the district administration’s WhatsApp number 9880831516.
People can click a photo or video, mention some lines about the issues like floods, damage to houses, damage to basic amenities, or any other problems during the rainy season, and then WhatsApp the dedicated number started by the district administration. If the photos and videos have GPS details, it would be helpful for the district administration to get the exact location.
The message should mention the department from solution is sought. Proper details would help the officials to quickly respond to the problem and solve it effectively.
People can also complain about the rain related issues to the existing toll-free number 1077 (Control room) and telephone numbers: 0820-2574802.