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In the investigation of Divisional Commissioner Dr. Roshan Jacob and Police Commissioner SB Shirdkar, 19 officers, engineers, employees have been found guilty for the four deaths due to fire in Hotel Levana Suites on September 5, 2022. Of these, 15 including one PCS officer in service have been suspended by the government. At the same time, departmental action has been started against all. On the instructions of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the government took action against those responsible for the accident late in the night.
On Thursday night itself, the Divisional Commissioner and the Commissioner of Police submitted their investigation report to the Home Department. On the basis of this investigation report, now the Chief Minister has taken strict action against the officials, engineers who were prima facie guilty and negligent for the accident.
Now on the instructions of the Chief Minister, the officers of Home Department, Appointment Department, Excise Department will have to be suspended and departmental action will have to be initiated. Action will also be taken against the retired responsibilities as per departmental rules. The spokesman of the government says that the Chief Minister has given instructions for action after receiving the inquiry report.
These are responsible for four deaths:
Home Department: Sushil Yadav, then Fire Officer, Abhaybhan Pandey, retired Chief Fire Officer, Yogendra Prasad, Fire Officer-II, Vijay Kumar Singh, current Chief Fire Officer
Department of Energy : Vijay Kumar Rao, Assistant Director, Electrical Safety, Ashish Kumar Mishra, Under Engineer, Rajesh Kumar Mishra, SDO
Recruitment Department: Mahendra Kumar Mishra, PCS, then Prescribed Authority LDA, (present Additional Commissioner, Lucknow Division)
Housing Department, LDA: Arun Kumar Singh, Retired Executive Engineer, Om Prakash Mishra, Retired Executive Engineer
Rakesh Mohan, then Assistant Engineer, Jitendra Nath Dubey, Junior Engineer, Ravindra Kumar Srivastava, Junior Engineer, Ganeshi Dutt Singh, Retired Junior Engineer, Jaiveer Singh, Junior Engineer, Ram Pratap, Met, LDA
Excise Department : Santosh Kumar Tiwari, then District Excise Officer, Lucknow, Amit Kumar Srivastava, then Excise Inspector Sector-1, Jainendra Upadhyay, Deputy Excise Commissioner, Lucknow Division