New Delhi: The evacuation of 41 labourers trapped in Uttarakhand's Silkyara Tunnel Operation Successful after 17 days is nothing short of an achievement. It would have been almost impossible without the efforts of the rat miners.

Important information related to the case:

  • All the 41 labourers trapped in the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarakhand were safely rescued on Tuesday evening, after which there was a wave of happiness in the whole country including their families. The Uttarakhand government is also getting praise from all sides.

  • At 7.50 pm on Tuesday, the first worker was pulled out of the tunnel. About 45 minutes later, all the 41 workers were evacuated one after the other. All of them underwent a medical check-up at the temporary hospital in the tunnel. AFTER THAT, HE WAS SENT TO THE HOSPITAL IN CHINYALISAUR, 30-35 KM AWAY BY AMBULANCE.

  • The Dhami government has announced paid leave for all 41 labourers, so that they can spend time with their families. The rescued workers have been kept under the supervision of doctors for 24 hours. The government will bear the cost of treatment in the hospital. Apart from these, the government is also making arrangements for food and lodging of the laborers and their families.

  • Cm Pushkar Singh Dhami, who was present outside the tunnel, welcomed the workers with a garland of flowers as soon as they came out of the tunnel. Dhami government has announced a relief of Rs 41 lakh for all 1 laborers.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the laborers who came out of the tunnel on the phone and enquired about their well-being. The PM was constantly monitoring the rescue operation. The PM appreciated his courage very much.

  • Rat miners have emerged as heroes in getting the workers out of the tunnel. They managed to manually dig the tunnel and the rescue team was just 60 metres away. Rat miners had already done 21-meter manual drilling by working 58 hours, 2 meters of manual drilling was also completed on Tuesday.

  • The 17-day-long battle to evacuate the workers was exhausting. This was the biggest rescue operation in India so far. No one left any stone unturned to keep the workers safe and evacuated. For this, Auger machines were also imported from America. There was an attempt to cut the chest of the mountain in various ways.

  • Vertical and manual excavation was started after drilling from the Auger machine failed. A team of rat miners was called in for manual carving. After the last 10-12 meters of manual excavation, pipes were inserted so that the laborers could come out.

  • The Pushkar Dhami government has said that all the under-construction tunnels in Uttarakhand will be reviewed so that such an accident can be prevented in the coming time.

  • The Baukhanag temple near the Silkyara tunnel site will be reconstructed. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the operation has been successful with the grace of Baba Baukhanag and Devbhoomi's gods and goddesses. A grand temple of Bauknag Devta will be built in Silkyara, for this necessary instructions have been given to the officials.