Porus Laboratories

Porus Lab blast toll rises to 9 after one more dies

The death toll in the explosion at Porus Laboratories at Akkireddygudem of Musunuru mandal on April 13 rose to nine after a 26-year-old worker died while undergoing treatment on Friday. 

published on : 23rd April 2022

Porus blast toll rises to 8 after one more dies

Health condition of 10 others, who also suffered severe burns, remains critical

published on : 22nd April 2022

Toll rises to 7 in Porus Labs mishap

Eluru dist administration promulgates prohibitory orders under Sec 144 in Akkireddygudem

published on : 20th April 2022

Eluru villagers allege green norms violation, want manufacturing unit closed

PCB refutes charges as Akkireddygudem villagers vow to go to any extent to shut down unit permanantly & accuse Porus management of polluting environment

published on : 18th April 2022

Eluru blast: Prosecute management, officials for lapses, says Human Rights Forum

They added that there was no distributed control and monitoring system in place to monitor the temperature and pressure round the clock.

published on : 18th April 2022

Three injured in chemical manufacturing unit blast still critical

The condition of three workers, who were injured in the explosion at a chemical manufacturing unit, is reportedly critical as of Friday.

published on : 16th April 2022

AP Pollution Control Board orders closure of Porus chemical unit

The PCB said it was not informed after the blast, it said an estimated 50 tonnes of hazardous waste of reaction mass fell on the ground and 40 kilolitres of water was used for fire hydrant system.

published on : 15th April 2022

Last call: “I am going to die”

Expressing dismay over the lack of response from the management, Joseph demanded the company to own up responsibility and foot his brother’s medical bills.

published on : 15th April 2022

Chemical manufacturing unit blast claims 6 lives; PCB issues closure order

 As many as 12 people have been injured. An explosion following a gas leak was reported at Porus Laboratories Private Limited at Akkireddygudem in Musunuru mandal late on Wednesday. 

published on : 15th April 2022