Important role in demolishing Twin Towers
In August last year, under his leadership, the Supertech Twin Tower in Noida’s Sector-93A was razed to the ground. More than 3,500 kg of gunpowder was used in this and the entire building was cleaned in just 9 seconds. For this the explosion technique was used. His team had installed instruments worth Rs 2 crore for its monitoring. Kanungo has 21 years of professional experience in the landslide related area. He was awarded the Raman Research Fellowship at CSIR in 2010-11. He was given this award for his research related to landslides caused by rain.
Considering Kanungo’s vast experience, the Uttarakhand government has entrusted him with the responsibility of demolishing hotels in Joshimath. Along with demolishing the hotels, the CBRI team will also assess the damage. Along with this, this team will also design a pre-fabricated hut for temporary rehabilitation. The team is currently surveying the damaged buildings. It may take 7-10 days to demolish them.
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