After the Connaught Place fiasco, Delhi government have been issued notices to evince the structural stability of their premises on Thursday. This decision comes soon after a safety audit of the commercial complex in the central Delhi. NDMC deployed 15 teams to take stock of the condition of commercial establishments in Connaught Place till Thursday evening in the premier British heritage on February 14.
The team in-charge of the inspection comprised of chief engineers, chief architect, director and medical officer. The result is anticipated by the end of this week.
Under section 258 (1) of NDMC Act, 1994, the owners of the unit, currently paying taxes to council, have been asked to corroborate the durability of the units owned by them before February 27. As per reports from Mail Today, NMDC is conducting this inspection to ensure the safety of these old gigantic buildings as they are being occupied for public purposes.
“These structures, if are damaged or unfit for running operations, pose a great threat to the lives of not only the owners but also the visitors and passerby,”
“It is nothing but a health check-up exercise of shops in CP. The responses from the owners will help us in knowing the strength and health of these blocks, after which we will devise a roadmap.” said an official as per Mail Today reports.