An NGT bench, headed by Justice A K Goel, has said the committee members can visit the site at a quarry in Hirenagavalli within a week to conduct the probe into the causes behind the blast.
The gas cylinder exploded owing to the heat generated by the heater.
Explosions at stone quarries in Shivamogga and Chikkaballapur districts that claimed 14 lives have jolted the authorities out of their slumber.
NorthEast United needed only a point to qualify but the Highlanders thoroughly outplayed Kerala Blasters and win 2-0 to enter the knockout phase for only the second time in their history.
Both of them told him to tie them in a bag and throw them in the water that had collected in the quarry.
Samples taken from supplier to check for safety parameters
The former India international was brought in on an interim basis after the departure of Gerard Nus and it was in a likelihood expected to be a damage limitation job until the end of the season.
The quarry was not functioning for the last few days fearing police raids and other issues.
The mines and geology department will shortly see a major reshuffle, sources in minister Murugesh Nirani’s office.
Following the incident, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai ordered the formation of three teams to nab the persons behind it
He accused opposition leaders of politicising unfortunate deaths.
Action will be taken against illegal hoarders of explosives: Nirani; Most quarries don’t have NOCs or blasting licences
Police arrested 10 people in connection with the Hunasodu blast, in which a huge cache of explosives had detonated, killing six labourers on January 21.
In 2018, Aditya Mishra, a lawyer, filed a complaint before the National Human Rights Commission after Thakur, now a BJP MP, alleged during a TV show that she was tortured by the ATS.
Murugesh Nirani said that the Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar, Chikkaballapur District Collector, Superintendent of police are assessing the situation.