The liquefied natural gas (LNG) leak from the pipeline of Indian Oil Adani Gas Private Limited (IOAGPL) and the resultant fire at Palachuvadu near Kakkanad have raised safety concerns as agencies like KWA, KSEB and telecom companies dig up roads for laying underground cables without taking precautionary measures.
In the wake of this Gas Authority of India Limited (Gail) would convene a meeting of all agencies which used to dig up roads for various purposes.
“It was around 4.40am on Tuesday that the fire broke out. We were digging up the road for laying underground cables as part of augmenting the capacity of Kaloor Substation to 220kV from the existing 110kV. Read More