Uttarakhand government will conduct a detailed investigation of the Silkyara tunnel accident, the investigation committee had earlier submitted a preliminary report, now it has been asked to conduct a detailed investigation and submit a report.

Uttarkashi of Uttarakhand remained in discussion for many days. The accident in Silkyara Tunnel in Uttarkashi had put 41 lives in trouble. This tunnel is an important part of the development of the state, but after this accident many questions are now being raised. In view of the answers to all these questions and the accident, the Uttarakhand government has now come into alert mode. After the happiness, now orders have been given to investigate this matter. The state government will now conduct a detailed investigation into the accident that took place in the tunnel under construction of Chardham All Weather Road Project in Silkyara under Uttarkashi district. In this connection, while returning the preliminary report to the previously constituted inquiry committee, it has been asked to again conduct a detailed investigation on all aspects and submit a report. Secretary Disaster Management Dr. Ranjit Kumar Sinha confirmed this.

The eyes of the country and the world were on the rescue operation.
The 17-day long rescue operation to rescue 41 workers trapped in the Silkyara Tunnel was at the center of discussion across the world. Due to better coordination between the Center and the State and hard work of all the agencies, this operation was successful and all the workers were evacuated safely.
A seven-member team was formed for investigation
The incident of workers getting trapped due to landslide in the tunnel took place on the morning of November 12. Then the government had constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Shantanu Sarkar, Director of Uttarakhand Landslide Mitigation and Management, to study and investigate the causes of landslides. The committee included representatives from Geological Survey of India, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Directorate of Geology and Mining and geologists from Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority and Uttarakhand Landslide Mitigation and Management Centre.

The committee had inspected
This seven-member committee was instructed to go to Silkyara and report on various aspects related to the incident, besides examining the soil and stone samples of the debris, as well as examining the condition of the mountain on the upper surface perpendicular to the landslide zone in the tunnel. The committee went to Silkyara on 13 November and started the investigation. Also the preliminary report was submitted to the government.

Now orders for detailed investigation have been given
According to Secretary Disaster Management Dr. Ranjit Kumar Sinha, there is no clarity on many points in the preliminary report given by the committee. In view of this, the committee has again been asked to conduct a detailed investigation regarding the Silkyara Tunnel accident.

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