Fire Safety Standards and Enforcement

I am heartbroken today seeing how fire broke today in Surat and how these teenagers jumped from the building. See attached if you have strength.

Can we please have common fire safety standards (same across india) for commercial buildings and an online accountability system where fire dept has to audit, DM has to hold them accountable and a dashboard is published to states chief fire officer and chief minister stating how much fire percent compliance is there and who is and who isnt.

And all non compliant buildings must publish their fail certificate at all entrances - enter at your risk.

Is this really that hard?? more  

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There are safety standards but are overlooked by unscrupulous builders and concerned corrupt officials as the responsibility is very porous. It is very important that the responsibility is fixed/pinpointed to the concerned official in case of non compliance and he should be punished for the non compliance. more  
Human life is cheaper then money spent on Safety in India. more  
Everyone responsible everything that means no one responsible for anything. Unless we have a system of FIRST PERSON RESPONSIBLE, it is difficult to identify the persons responsible.
We make laws but do not practice. Both employees and public are equally responsible. Can we say that building owner has no responsibility to follow all SAFETY precautions. more  
Hopefully messages will be taken seriously by relevant authorities more  
Did BIS take action on this? more  
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