Assam Govt decides to fire safety audit of all hospitals.

Assam Govt Guwahati: Assam Government has been taken a decision for a fire safety audit of all the hospitals of the State, after tragic death of over 90 persons in a devastating fire in a hospital in Kolkata.

Meanwhile, the Kamrup (Metro) district administration has determined to go for a survey of all the hospitals, the reports said.

Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that an instruction would be specified to the Deputy Commissioners of all the districts to go for a fire safety audit of all the hospitals and nursing homes in association with the State Fire Services and they would be set 30 days time to complete the job.

He added that the decision has already been taken in this consider and the formal instructions would be issued on Monday.

Sarma also said that the Government would formulate provisions in the next year’s budget for provide fire safety norms in all the medical colleges and government hospitals.

If they fail to pursue the instructions, then the Government would have to consider of ruthless action, he added.

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