A serious hearth broke out at a bus stand in Goa’s Panaji early this morning. No casualties have been reported. The constructing additionally homes the state transport division’s workplace and previous information and data might have been destroyed within the hearth, a senior transport official mentioned. The losses have been estimated to be price over Rs 1 crore.The blaze erupted round 5.45 am within the grocery store situated on the bottom ground of the Panaji bus stand. The realm has been cordoned off and it took 10 to 12 hearth tenders over three hours to manage the hearth, an official mentioned.”There was a significant injury to enforcement and registration sections and previous data might have been misplaced within the hearth. Our digitised data are, nevertheless, secure. We should shut down the workplace for a couple of days,” Director of Transport Nikhil Desai informed reporters.
A brief-circuit within the grocery store is suspected to have brought about the hearth which unfold to the transport division’s workplace on the primary ground, Mr Desai mentioned. “An inquiry has been launched into the incident,” he added.
Darryk Natto, managing director of Kadamba Transport Company Restricted (KTCL), which owns and manages the Panaji bus stand, mentioned that that they had lately achieved an evaluation of energy load on the Panaji bus stand as they have been planning to interchange the previous electrical wiring on the premises.
In keeping with information company IANS, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar visited the Panaji bus stand, which is the state’s greatest bus station and utilized by 1000’s of commuters for intra-state and inter-state journey.
(With inputs from companies)