Maha CM orders fire safety audits of all SRA buildings
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Maha CM orders fire safety audits of all SRA buildings

In the wake of a devastating fire that engulfed a residential building in Goregaon, Mumbai, during the early hours of Friday, leading to the tragic loss of seven lives and leaving 62 individuals injured, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has taken swift action. Chief Minister Shinde has instructed officials to conduct comprehensive fire safety audits for all Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) buildings.

The fatal incident unfolded in the Jay Bhavani SRA building, claiming the lives of seven individuals, including two minors, while leaving five others in critical condition. Mr. Shinde, during his visit to the fire site and his subsequent interaction with the injured at the Trauma Care Hospital in Jogeshwari, expressed his deep concern for the victims and their families.

Addressing reporters at the hospital, Chief Minister Shinde announced the appointment of a dedicated officer tasked with overseeing fire safety audits of SRA buildings. This measure is aimed at preventing future incidents like the tragic fire in Goregaon.

Furthermore, Maharashtra's Tourism Minister, Mangal Prabhat Lodha, who is also holding an additional role as the guardian minister for Mumbai's suburban district, has directed relevant authorities to establish a special committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fire in Goregaon.

This swift response by state authorities underscores the urgency of improving safety measures in residential structures to protect the lives and well-being of residents in Mumbai.

In the wake of a devastating fire that engulfed a residential building in Goregaon, Mumbai, during the early hours of Friday, leading to the tragic loss of seven lives and leaving 62 individuals injured, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has taken swift action. Chief Minister Shinde has instructed officials to conduct comprehensive fire safety audits for all Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) buildings. The fatal incident unfolded in the Jay Bhavani SRA building, claiming the lives of seven individuals, including two minors, while leaving five others in critical condition. Mr. Shinde, during his visit to the fire site and his subsequent interaction with the injured at the Trauma Care Hospital in Jogeshwari, expressed his deep concern for the victims and their families. Addressing reporters at the hospital, Chief Minister Shinde announced the appointment of a dedicated officer tasked with overseeing fire safety audits of SRA buildings. This measure is aimed at preventing future incidents like the tragic fire in Goregaon. Furthermore, Maharashtra's Tourism Minister, Mangal Prabhat Lodha, who is also holding an additional role as the guardian minister for Mumbai's suburban district, has directed relevant authorities to establish a special committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the fire in Goregaon. This swift response by state authorities underscores the urgency of improving safety measures in residential structures to protect the lives and well-being of residents in Mumbai.

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