STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

CM Sends Minister, Top Officials

Published: 29th June 2014 09:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th June 2014 09:05 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: Expressing anguish and agony at the collapse of a 11-storey building under construction at Mugalivakkam near Porur in which many workers are trapped, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday deputed Animal Husbandry Minister TKM Chinnaiya and top revenue officials to the spot to expedite rescue and relief operations.

While directing officials to rescue those trapped inside the collapsed building safely, the Chief Minister said proper treatment should be given to the affected. Further, she also directed the police officials to take action against those responsible for this accident.

Following the CM’s orders, TS Sridhar, Commissioner of Revenue Administration, Disaster Management and Mitigation, S George, Chennai City Police Commissioner, Kancheepuram District Collector K Bhakaran and senior officials have rushed to the spot. Also 12 fire fighting vehicles have been pressed into the service and 12 ambulances kept ready for taking those rescued from the debris.

Personnel from the National Disaster Response Force at Arkonam have also rushed to the spot. The staff of Public Works Department, Highways Department, Chennai Metro Rail and Chennai Corporation have also been sent to Mugalivakkam. Necessary Lighting arrangements have been made to continue to rescue operations during the night time, the Chief Minister said.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp