India, Aug. 12 -- The focus in flood-hit districts of Kolhapur and Sangli has now shifted from rescue to rehabilitation, according to the administration, with water levels drastically reducing in the area. The administration will also conduct a survey of schools, government buildings, roads, bridges and private properties in the flood-affected areas.

"Water has started receding in many parts of Kolhapur and Sangli districts. I have instructed the officials to inspect roads, schools, public places, government buildings and bridges. Orders have also been given to the departments concerned to carry out necessary work to rectify the problems. This work would go for the next few months," said Deepak Mhaisekar, Pune divisional commissioner.

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