INDORE Geetkar Damodar Virmaal Collector Mr. Ashish Singh, the firecracker factories/warehouses were inspected today by joint teams of the district administration and police. During the investigation, the legality of the license, safety standards etc. were inspected. When irregularities were found during inspection, 11 firecracker shops/factories/warehouses were sealed. Other action is also being taken against the operators of the said institutions. Let it be known that in view of the horrific fire accident that took place in the firecracker factory in Harda, all security related measures are being ensured under the direction of Collector Mr. Ashish Singh.
Collector and District Magistrate Mr. Ashish Singh has instructed all the SDMs of Indore district to inspect firecracker factories and warehouses in their area. Instructions have been given that all security related measures should be ensured in firecracker factories and warehouses. The Collector has also given instructions that the legality of these firecracker factories and warehouses should also be ensured. In this sequence, the inspection process has been started by the SDM and Tehsildars of Indore district along with the police force. Even today, district administration officials along with the police administration visited their respective areas and inspected firecracker factories and warehouses.
Dr. Ambedkar Nagar Mhow SDM Mr. Vinod Rathore said that today the firecracker shops were inspected along with SDOP and police station in-charge Kishanganj. After irregularities were found in this, the warehouse and shop of Om Sai Baba Agency Proprietor Jaiprakash Sukhrani in village Harsola has been sealed. They had a license for storage, apart from storage, they were also taking raw materials, repacking them and manufacturing them. They have violated the conditions. FIR is being lodged against them in Kishanganj police station. Apart from this, the shop of Vijay Traders Prof. Bharat Bhajanlal Harsola has also been sealed due to storage being found in excess of the capacity mentioned in the license of his shop. Apart from this, Kriti Fire Works Prof Jitendra Pawar, Om Sai Agency Prof Shri Girish Madhukar and Lalit Parani from Shubham Agency, all village Harsola, have constructed additional tin sheds more than the drawing approved with the license, which is a violation of the conditions of their license. Action will also be taken to cancel it.
Bhicholi Hapsi’s SDM, Mrs. Kalyani Pandey said that today a thorough inspection of 14 firecracker storage warehouses was jointly conducted by Revenue and Police in Tejaji Nagar police station area. Action was taken against 5 warehouses for not following explosives rules. Of these, three warehouses in Kailad Kartal and two in Maurod Nagar were sealed.
Similarly, SDM of Rau area Shri Rakesh Parmar also inspected shops, factories/warehouses in Rangwasa area. Investigation was conducted by SDM Shri Ajit Srivastava along with police officers in Khudel area. Similarly, in Hatod also the warehouses were inspected by SDM Shri Ajay Bhushan Shukla. In this a firecracker factory was sealed. The process of inspection of firecracker shops, factories/warehouses is going on by all the SDMs in the district.