In the wake of Nagaram gas pipeline fire-explosion last month in which 21 persons were killed, the Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) has appointed Engineers India (EIL) to check the health of its pipeline network of 870 kms from KG Basin on East Coast.
The death toll in the recent Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) pipeline blast at Nagaram village in East Godavari district touched 21, after one more person succumbed to his injuries in hospital, it was officially announced here on Wednesday.
GAIL (India) Limited has initiated implementation of a slew of relief measures for the affected families and villagers of Nagaram following the tragic gas pipeline incident in which nineteen people lost their lives and several were injured.
Minister of State for Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge), Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, deeply condoled the loss of lives in an explosion of a GAIL gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday condoled the loss of lives in the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh and announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 2 lakh from the Prime Minister`s Relief Fund for the next of the kin of those killed.
At least 14 people were burnt to death and about 30 others injured in a huge blast and fire that took place at a gas pipeline belonging to Gas Authority of India Limited in East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh.