Forensic experts will assist investigation to reach cause of fire incident at Surat

With a view to have firsthand information and inspection, Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani today made a spot visit of the fire incident that occurred at a tuition class in Surat city.
In response to the occurrence of incident, the Chief Minister has issued orders to make inquiries to find out that the sufficient fire safety measures and facilities have been set up at the hospitals and educational institutions in major cities and district headquarters of the state and whether the proper implementation of the state government’s rules and regulations were made or not.
With a view to prevent reoccurrence of such incidents in future at such places, the Chief Minister has instructed the concerned officials of Municipal Corporations and Municipalities, Executive Engineers of Road and Building Department, and experts of Fire Departments to make investigations on priority basis about the taken fire safety measures and submit their reports to the Chief Secretary, who will oversee these investigations.
Mr. Rupani said that the state government has taken a serious note of this fire incident at Surat and has decided to take help of forensic science experts to get to the core of the reasons that caused the incident.