The Karnataka Government has directed the Fire and Emergency Services and allied departments to regularly conduct checking of residential and commercial complexes across the state regarding the compliance of the directives issued at the time of issuing the NOC to occupy the complex or the building.

It has been found that over 13000 apartments/commercial complexes have neglected/ignored the maintenance of fire and emergency related directives and the safety procedures and the High Court of Karnataka has recently came down heavily against the carelessness attitude of the Government.

The State Government took a strong note and are inspecting the residential/commercial premises and issuing directions for the keep up and the maintenance of the emergency instruments and tools.

In the event of Non-Compliance, the authorities have powers to disconnect electricity and water supply to the concerned complexes.