The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has carried out second time implosion of an unauthorized building at Guttala Begumpet on Monday.
The building was successfully imploded at 2.35 PM today and all the floors crumbled as planned. In total 17.25 kgs of explosives and 169 detonators were used for the demolition purpose.
According to GHMC Commissioner Dr. B. Janardhan Reddy there was no damage to the neighbouring building which was less than 1 meter away. Further, 33KV main power line carrying power to Miyapur was live while the building was imploded and there was no damage to the power line also.
The ground vibrations and noise arising out of the implosion were measured by the technical experts. Noise resulting from the implosion as measured in the neighbouring building was 114.8 decibels. Maximum ground vibrations were 1.5 mm/sec, which is much less than the permissible limits.
The GHMC, on May 8, had carried out implosion of an unauthorized construction of Stilt + 5 floors made in the FTL / Buffer zone of Sunnam Cheruvu at Plot No.22, SIET Colony, Guttala Begumpet, Serilingampally on experimental basis. However, the implosion and the demolition were partially successful due to some reasons.
After taking the opinion from JNTU Engineering Professors and ensuring that the building is structurally stable, it was decided to remove brick walls manually before going for implosion. After suggestions from experts in the field the second implosion has been taken today and was successfully imploded. (INN)