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Delhi Govt announces ex-gratia for building collapse victims

17 November 2010

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Lieutenant Governor Tejindra Khanna, who today visited the site of the building collapse in Lakshmi Nagar, said strict action would be taken against those found guilty for the incident which has left 65 people dead and at least 80 injured.

Khanna said he has told MCD to carry out a survey of all buildings in Shahadra zone so that weak buildings can be retrofitted to prevent similar incident in future while those beyond repair will be sealed.

“I have told MCD commissioner to carry out a survey with help from Central Building Research Institute in Roorkee. After the survey, retrofitting of weak buildings can be carried out. Those which cannot be retrofitted will have to be sealed,” he said……..

Read more: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/113228/delhi-govt-announces-ex-gratia.html

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Written by csirindia

November 17, 2010 at 1:55 pm

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