CM Sonowal reviews electrocuted deaths, orders to constitute inquiry committee

  • CM Sonowal reviews electrocuted deaths, orders to constitute inquiry committee
27-07-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal today held a meeting with senior officials of the government and Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) and reviewed recent deaths due to electrocution in the State.

Chief Minister Sonowal expressed sympathy for the tragic deaths of the people and directed the officials to immediately release ex-gratia to the next kin of deceased. He also ordered to set up monitoring and advisory committees across the sub divisions of Assam.

Along with the CM, State power Minister Pallab Lochan Das was also present in the meeting.

To thoroughly investigate the matter of electrocution deaths, the Chief Minister directed to constitute an inquiry committee under the retired Justice of Gauhati HC, HN Sharma.

CM Sonowal asked APDCL officials to consult with the renowned experts and academicians of the State to chalk out strategies to tackle the problem and directed the APDCL officials to drive awareness programme on power safety measures.

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