A fire broke out inside an industrial complex in Imphal West destroying work-sheds allotted to two industry units on Friday morning.
Fire fighters from Imphal fire service station who rushed to the spot doused the fire before spreading to other units of the Takyel Industrial Estate.
Police is yet to ascertain the cause of the fire.
Manipur commerce and industries minister Thongam Biswajit Singh who inspected the site Friday afternoon said that authority of the state fire service has been directed to submit a departmental report on the incident. Assuring all possible aid to the affected entrepreneur, the minister said the government will decide on the necessary relief measures for the victims including payment of necessary compensation or reimbursement at the earliest.
As for temporary relief, the minister instructed the concerned officials to identify non-allocated or unoccupied work sheds where the affected entrepreneur could be shifted and adjusted for the time being.
The minister further inspected the work-sheds at the estate allocated to different entrepreneurs and demanded the concerned officials to submit the names and details of all entrepreneurs and work sheds allocated at the earliest.
News Source: Nagaland Post