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Gopal Rai holds review meeting on fire safety measures at all

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Days after a blaze at a private factory in industrial area here claimed 17 lives, today reviewed fire safety measures at all industrial areas of the national capital, an said today.

Rai held a meeting with secretary-cum-commissioner, labour, senior officers of the department and representatives of employers from several industrial areas such as Naraina, Mayapuri, Okhla, Udyog Nagar and

The emphasised on the importance of training in case of fire, keeping the passages of buildings clear for free movement and, role and responsibility of various stakeholders such as fire department, civic bodies, labour, DSIIDC, DDA and disaster management.

The said in the meeting, representatives of employers from several industrial areas said there are 16,300 establishments in and suggested the that a separate meeting on the issue may be convened specifically for them.

"The minister told the representatives that such review meetings will be held at regular intervals and follow up action will be taken to ensure compliance of the directions issued regarding fire safety," the said.

On January 20, a major fire at a Bawana factory had claimed 17 lives while two

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 21:00 IST