The Supreme Court asks the Centre and the state to put in urgent efforts for making functional constitutional offices like the J-K High Court.

Further adding the Supreme Court said that ‘We have no doubt that Centre will take necessary steps forthwith’.

However the Attorney General informed Supreme Court that the committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is overseeing and coordinating the rescue efforts and the rescue, relief operations by the armed forces are in full swing.

The Supreme Court also asked the Centre to consider suggestion of forming unified agency for coordinating rescue operations.

A total of 130,000 people have been rescued so far from various parts of flood-affected Jammu and Kashmir, according to official data.

Air Force, Army and Navy along with the team of NDRF have been pressed into service in the state. The army has deployed around 30,000 soldiers for rescue and relief operations - 21,000 in Srinagar region and 9,000 in Jammu region. So far, 2,98,000 litres of water, 31,500 food packets and over 533 tonnes cooked food have already been airdropped and distributed in the flood-affected areas.

To provide speedy medical aid to the affected populace, 80 medical teams of the Armed Forces Medical Services are operating in full swing. Four field hospitals have also been established.

"Till now they have treated more than 21,500 patients and 19 tonnes medicines and other health care materials are also being transported from Delhi to the flood affected area," it said. More relief materials including blankets, water bottles and food packets are being airlifted from Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Patna, Amritsar and Chandigarh.

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