Inspection of Landslide Area at Mamring-Jholungey road

Namchi, 18th June: Sub Divisional Magistrate (HQ) Shri. Chiran Rizal inspected the landslide area at Mamring-Jholungey road. Few days back a bus carrying five employees of Alkem Pharma was hit by a boulder rolling down from the slide and one person died on the spot and rest of the survivors escaped with inuries. He was accompanied by District Project Officer Shri Abhishek Kharel, HR Heads of Alkem Pharma and local gentries. The team inspected both the tail and the head of the slide. It was observed that huge boulders were lying precariously on the head of the slide which was likely to roll downwards and posed serious threat to commuters passing through the road below. The SDM requested the Sr Manager of M/S Patel Engineering to take up mitigation works to avert any mishap.

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