The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) is going to form three committees to ensure fire safety at buildings under the city corporation area. The decision was taken at a view-exchange meeting about fire extinguishing organised by DNCC at Nagar Bhaban, Gulshan in the capital on Thursday. DNCC mayor Atiqul Islam presided over the meeting.
The three committees are—Central Committee, Technical Committee, and Inspection Committee. DNCC Chief Executive Officer Md Abdul Hai will be the convener of the committee. Director General of Fire Service and Civil Defense, fire-extinguishing expert, and representatives from different fire safety providing organisation will also be the member of the committee.
Technical Committee will be formedkeeping representatives from different fire safety providing oragnisation headed by a BUET professor.
The Building inspection committee has already been formed with DNCC Regional Executive Officer. The inspection committee already visited 33 buildings include Hospital, Multistoried educational institution, non-governmental office and Market.