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GAIL Gas Limited Holds Emergency Mock Drill in Mangalore

GAIL Gas Limited Holds Emergency Mock Drill in Mangalore
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Mangalore: To test its emergency preparedness in case of natural gas leakage, GAIL Gas Limited, Mangalore in association with the District Disaster Management Authority and district administration of Dakshina Kannada, conducted an offsite emergency mock drill on Tuesday in GAIL Gas Limited CNG Station, Panambur.

Observers from various district agencies like DDMA, Karnataka State Fire, SDRF, Health, Police and Traffic Departments along with nearby industries participated. 

A mock scenario of a mounted cascade of 3000 WL capacity toppled due to tyre puncture followed by gas leakage and subsequent fire was created in GAIL Gas Limited CNG station, Panambur as part of the ‘Offsite Mock drill’. 

During the drill, emergency actuated and planned as per the emergency action plan of GAIL Gas Limited and Natural Gas leakage dispersion and firefighting has been done with the support of GAIL Gas and GAIL 

India Limited emergency response vehicle and further, mock evacuation of causalities affected by the gas leakage and subsequent fire is done by the SDRF B Company, Mangalore to nearby medical centres.

GAIL Gas Limited Holds Emergency Mock Drill in MangaloreThe affected area was cordoned off during the drill. All response agencies performed their defined tasks and responsibilities in coordination with the presence of DDMA committee members and State Government officials. 

The primary objective of the drill was to evaluate and check the efficiency and adequacy of resources required during any such disaster and to test the promptness of the technical team of GAIL Gas, other response agencies and to improve the disaster/emergency preparedness systems.

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