CM orders inquiry into Kopili incident


Five days after the incident that took place in Kopili Hydel Project of North Eastern Electric Power Corporation’s (NEEPCO) in Umngsu, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday directed an inquiry. The CM has asked DIG of South Assam Division PK Dutta to carry out the investigation.

The CM has also asked Minister Sum Ronghang to visit the accident site with a high-powered team to take stock of the situation. The team included MP Haren Sing Bay, MLA BB Hagjer, Dr. Nomal Momin, CEM of Dima Haso Autonomous Council Debolal Gorlosa.

It may be mentioned here that CM today held a meeting with the officers of NEEPCO and asked them to take remedial steps to avert the recurrence of such incidents.

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