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8 hurt as building under construction collapses in Hyderabad

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 4, 2016, 3:32 am IST
Updated Sep 4, 2016, 7:16 am IST
The slab of an under construction residential building came crashing down injuring the owner and eight workers.
As per GHMC records the residential building has all required permissions. (Representational image)
 As per GHMC records the residential building has all required permissions. (Representational image)

Hyderabad: The slab of an under construction residential building came crashing down injuring the owner and eight workers here on Saturday. The building is located on Road #33, Jubilee Hills. The incident occurred at around 5 pm. Police registered a case under Section 338 and 336 against the owner E.T Nilesh and contractor.

As per GHMC records the residential building has all required permissions. GHMC circle 10B assistant planner Jagan Mohan said, "The GHMC had granted permission for ground plus 1. The construction was done as per the sanctioned plan and there is no deviation. However, at the time of laying the first floor slab as the slab supports were weak the centre portion collapsed. The height between each slab which is supposed to be 10 feet was not maintained. Instead it was laid at a height of 20 feet. The joints did not fit and that led to the collapse."

 

Builders are advised to follow the guidelines issued by JNTU experts, the official added.  After the crash of the Film Nagar Culture Club JNTU experts had issued guidelines for builders. It specifies height requirements and material that must be used for construction.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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