Gail suspends two officials following devastating incident
Gas Authority of India Limited on Sunday suspended two senior company officials of its Andhra Pradesh office in the wake of the fire at the company’s pipeline that killed 19 persons and injured several others.
B C Tripathi, CMD, GAIL said: “GAIL (India) Limited deeply mourns the tragic loss of life and property in the unfortunate incident along the natural gas pipeline of the company at Tatipaka in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Our ED (Human Resources), Amit Ray has been nominated as the nodal officer for coordinating the relief and rehabilitation measures and closely work with local authorities, Government and villagers.”.
GAIL has initiated several relief and rehabilitation measures in addition to the relief measures announced by the Union Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas during his visit to the incident site along with Chief Minister, Andhra Pradesh.
LNG World News Staff, June 30, 2014; Image: Gail