KARACHI - The Sindh government has decided to form divisional/districts committees, which would monitor the relief work in case of heavy rains being forecast by the Met Office.The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, which continued late night on Tuesday. The CM directed the ministers and advisors to stay in their constituencies and districts to monitor the rescue and relief activities.Keeping in view of last year’s devastating floods and rains, which had displaced over eight million people, the Sindh government decided to take prompt and preventive measures to rescue the people in case of heavy rains and shift them to relief camps. On the demand of cabinet members, the chief minister announce to form district committee led by the minister belonging to the district concerned, while MNA, MPAs and Deputy Commissioner will be member of the committee.The elected representatives will oversee and monitor the relief and disaster management work in their respective districts. The meeting was informed that according to the forecast of the MET office, at least nine districts especially of southern parts of Sindh may be affected by possibly heavy rains. The CM directed the ministers/advisors and members of the Sindh Assembly to go in their constituencies and urged the people of down areas especially of costal belt to leave and come at safer places. The Cabinet meeting decided to cancel the leaves of the employees of the important departments including irrigation, revenue and others. The cabinet meeting was informed that initially Rs2 million are being released for each district, which will be at the disposal of Deputy Commissioner concerned. The funds will be spent for the rescue of the people to shift them in relief camps. However, the government has decided to release Rs5 million each for Badin and Thatta districts immediately. The cabinet meeting was further informed that the government has decided to provide 1000 tents for nine districts, which likely to be affected of pre-monsoon rains; however Badin and Thatta districts will get more tents as coastal belt may severely affected by rains.Meanwhile, on the directive of chief minister, a “Rain Emergency Cell” has been established at Chief Minister’s Secretariat.