ITI collapse: State govt announces Rs 1 lakh for victim kin

A part of the toilet,which was under renovation,had collapsed leading to one death and two injuries.

Written by Express News Service | Vadodara | Published:December 14, 2013 5:08 am

A day after the collapse of a part of the toilet block at Industrial Training Institute (ITI) at Tarsali in Vadodara on Thursday,the Chief Minister Narendra Modi announced Rs 1 lakh ex-gratia from the CM Relief Fund to the family members of the student who died. The government also announced that it would bear entire expenditure for the treatment of the two students who were injured.

A part of the toilet,which was under renovation,had collapsed leading to one death and two injuries. The deceased,Ghulam Hussain,succumbed to head injuries at the SSG Hospital. The two injured — Shailesh Baria and Bhavin Patel — were undergoing treatment at the same hospital.

The building,estimated to be over two decades old,was under renovation when the mishap happened. The toilet blocks were not in use. However,at least three students were using them when the incident took place. The city-based Gujarat Engineering Research Institute has been asked to probe into the collapse.

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