The district administration has sent its recommendation against the delinquent engineers after the workers suffocated to death inside a 40 feet deep main pumping station (MPS) they had climbed downed for cleaning the sewage water.
The administration has also paid a compensation of Rs. 10 lakh each to the kin of the victims, the DM said.
A contract was signed for maintenance in between Envirocon and Jal Nigam for two years. The company allegedly did not provide the workers proper apparatuses to work under such a suffocating place.
According to the Jal Nigam sources, the company has been black listed and Rs 30 lakh (compensation amount) will be recovered from it.
They said Jal Nigam has seized the security of Rs 22 lakh of the company and the remaining amount will be recovered soon.
An FIR was registered against the company. Now, thecharges for violation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their rehabilitation act and SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act have also been added, anofficer said.
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