HYDERABAD: Post the fire accident in plastic godown which occurred at Sitarambagh in Karwan area and building getting collapsed on Sunday, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will crackdown against multi-storeyed buildings, hospitals, schools, restaurants, cinema halls, hostels and commercial establishments for non compliance of fire safety measures.
Those who fail to comply with orders, action would be initiated against the erring owners by sealing the premises for non complaince, GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy said.
The civic body has slapped as many as 3,822 notices against the owners. About 2,374 under Form 12 and 1,448 under Form 14. The notices slapped under Form 12 directs the owners to comply with fire safety measures within a months time and under Form 14 final notices has been slapped for not complying with the orders within the given time frame and action would be initiated against them, he said.
Under Form 12, notices have been slapped against 359 hospitals, 1,497 private schools, 258 function halls, 88 hotels and restaurants, two hostels, 165 commercial establishments, two cinema halls, two factories and one bank.
Under Form 14, notices have been slapped against 246 hospitals, 867 private schools, 192 function halls, 86 hotels and restaurants, 55 commercial establishments, one cinema hall and one bank.
The GHMC officials said No Objection Certificates (NOCs) were issued to 1,998 premises. They include 484 hospitals, 918 private schools, 38 function halls, 177 hotels and restaurants, 11 hostels, 277 commercial establishments, 28 cinema halls, 16 industries, two banks and 46 petrol bunks.