In an affidavit, the urban development urban housing department said it will place details of buildings in municipal corporation areas with regard to fire NOCs after the corporations send them the data. It placed details with regard to enforcement of fire safety rules in municipalities.
The government submitted that there are 4,809 buildings in municipalities which still do not have fire NOCs. They include 297 hospitals, 784 schools, 2,520 high-rise buildings and 1,083 assembly buildings.
It further stated that it has taken action against 588 buildings. There are 409 buildings in which water supply has been disconnected. Such buildings include 147 hospitals, 121 schools, 91 high rises and 50 assembly buildings. There are 133 buildings in which municipality authorities disconnected sewerage lines including 13 hospitals, 11 schools, 78 high rise buildings and 31 assembly buildings.
The authorities have also sealed 46 buildings for not obtaining valid fire NOCs. The sealed buildings include 17 hospitals and 29 schools.