*Action will be taken after the investigation report is submitted: Health and Family welfare Ministrer Dr.K.Sudhakar*
*_Minister inspects Hosaguddadahalli fire accident site, Government to decide on Compensation_*
*Bengaluru, November 12, 2020*: Chemicals were stockpiled illegally in Hosaguddadahalli factory godown and action will be initiated against the culprits after investigation report is submitted says Health & Medical Education Minister Dr.K.Sudhakar. He was inspecting the factory site where there was a fire incident on Tuesday.
Speaking to the media here Dr.Sudhakar said that huge quantity of chemicals including sanitizers were being stored here in the godown without obtaining the permission. Alcohol related chemicals were also there. One needs to obtain permission from Drug controller under Health department to store sanitizer. Action will be taken against the culprits he said.
It is illegal too to sell these chemicals to other companies, we will initiate strict action, no matter how big the company is. Said the Minister. Action will also be initiated against the erring officials if found guilty, he said.
Officials of pollution control Board are instructed to shift such factories to safer places in the outskirts of the city away from residential areas. Some houses and other properties are damaged in this fire incident. BBMP joint commissioner will submit a report regarding the quantum of damage. Compensation will be given to affected families after discussing with Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa, Dr.Sudhakar said.