Fire at New Secretariat assembling in Kolkata

A flame broke out at the eighth carpet of the New Secretariat fabricating in the city around 11.00 am today. Twenty fire tenders have been squeezed enthusiastically to soak the flares.

The skyscraper houses a few essential government divisions, for example, the Panchayat Department and Anti-Corruption Bureau, Transport Department workplaces, Public Health and Engineering (PHE), amongst others. 

It likewise houses Panchayat Minister, Subrata Mukherjee and Transport Minister, Madan Mitra's workplaces. 

Individuals have been cleared from the building. There have been no reports of any demise as such. 

The reason for flame is yet to be determined.