Prashant Kumar, Special DG, Law and Order, also issued an advisory for the general public on the occasion, urging them to keep patience and refrain from spreading, or paying attention to any kind of rumour.
Paradip Refinery conducted an onsite disaster mock drill as a part of Annual Safety Programmes to ensure the system adequacy and emergency preparedness.
The Mock drill was conducted at the new Poly Propylene Unit (PPU) project. The mock drill started at 02:45 p.m. and All-Clear Siren was given at 03:30 p.m.
All control measures were activated for effective mitigation of the emergency at site by F&S & CISF (Fire Wing) personnel.
Under Mutual Aid Scheme, firefighting team with fire tenders from neighbouring industries i.e. from Paradip Port Trust, IFFCO, PPL & Odisha State Fire & Emergency Service, Kujang had responded to take part in the exercise. Official from Regional office of OSPCB, Paradip has also witnessed the mock drill, said a release issued by the refinery office. T.D.V.S. Gopalakrishna, Executive Director, Paradip Refinery chaired the de-briefing session of the exercise.