Boulder falls on labourer in Kaleshwaram tunnel works ,kills him

Boulder falls on labourer in Kaleshwaram tunnel works ,kills him

HYDERABAD,Sept22: Another mishap in Kaleshwaram works claimed the life of a labourer on Thursday. This time the mishap took place in Peddapalli district. A boulder fell on a labourer while he was working in the tunnel.

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The irrigation department of Telangana on Thursday constituted a four-member committee of experts to probe the cause of the mishap. Special chief secretary (irrigation) Shailendra Kumar Joshi constituted the committee which will submit its report in 15 days.

Former director-general of the Geological Survey of India M Raju, retired senior geologist K Ravindranath, irrigation department’s engineer-in-chief B Nagendra Rao and engineer-in-chief  (projects, Karimnagar) Anil Kumar are members of the committee.

“In view of the unfortunate incident that took place on September 20 at the pump house of Kaleshwaram Project, Package 10, at Tippapur village in Illantakunta mandal in Rajanna Sircilla district, the government hereby constitutes a committee to submit its findings within a fortnight on the cause of the accident and make recommendations for avoidance of such incidents in future,” the memo issued by Joshi said.

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