Durg / Bhilai Nagar: A five-member committee has been constituted on Tuesday to investigate after the death of a young engineer in an accident at the NSPCL power plant in Purana. In this committee, three security officers from NTPC’s Delhi headquarters, two security officers of NSPCL have been included. At present, the body of the young engineer has been kept in the mortuary. After relatives arrive from Andhra Pradesh, the body will be handed over to them.
According to the information received, young engineer Gatla Kishore Babu, 29, was on duty in the second shift from 2 to 10 pm on Monday at the NSPCL plant in Purana. Meanwhile, at around 8 pm, he went to NSPCL Power Plant 2 for Vibration Measurement. While returning, it was passing through the channel near the cooling tower around 8:30 pm. Meanwhile, a slab fell apart and the young engineer became unbalanced and fell into the water tank below the slab. The water was flooded to a height of more than about 5 feet inside the tank. The young engineer died due to drowning due to the rapid flow of water. After clearing the entire water from the tank late at night, the body was taken out by the NDRF team at 1:45 pm. On the information of the accident, the Bhatti police has taken the decision and taken it into consideration. The body has been kept safe in the mortuary. The deceased is a resident of Andhra Pradesh. After getting the information of the incident, the family is coming to Bhilai. The body of the young engineer will be handed over to him after the relatives arrive.
A five-member team has been formed to investigate the entire incident. In which three officers have been kept from NTPC’s Delhi headquarters and two from NSPCL Bhilai plant. This committee will soon complete the investigation and submit the report to the Higher Authority.