Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse: PMO Deputy Secy Mangesh Ghildiyal takes stock of incident site

Nov 18, 2023

Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand), Nov 18 (ANI): The rescue operations at the Uttarkashi tunnel collapse site have entered day 7. However, there are no signs of relief for the trapped workers, as the rescue operation is still at a halt. Meanwhile, Mangesh Ghildiyal, Deputy Secretary, arrived at the incident spot on November 18. Ghildiyal took stock of the rescue operations and the machinery used for carrying out the operations. Chris Cooper, an Australian mining expert, also reached the incident site to assist the team. Moreover, in a significant development, an additional shotcrete machine from Indore has also arrived in Uttarkashi. The under-construction tunnel between Silkyara and Dandalgaon on Brahmakhal-Yamunotri NH collapsed on November 12, trapping 40 workers inside.