Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse : Who is Arnold Dix?

Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse : Work is going on war footing to save the workers trapped in the tunnel accident in Silkyara, Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand. The government and its agencies are also taking international help to rescue 41 laborers trapped in the tunnel since last week. International tunneling expert and President of International Tunneling Underground Space, Professor Arnold Dix and his team have reached Uttarkashi. After coming to India, Arnold Dix started working on his plan.

Now it’s my responsibility to save people: Arnold Dix

As soon as Professor Arnold Dix arrived at the tunnel of Uttarkashi, he said, it is now my responsibility to save the trapped people.

While talking to the media, Arnold Dix said that during the rescue operation, we are trying our best to ensure that none of the workers trapped inside gets hurt. He said that at present the situation seems positive to us. We are all working as a team and the world is with us. Will be successful very soon.

After all, who is Arnold Dix?

The new International Tunneling and Underground Space Association President was elected during the association’s 48th General Assembly held in Copenhagen last year.

Dix is an engineering professor, scientist, and lawyer. Master of design concept review, commissioning, processes and operations with special expertise on underground, construction safety, operational safety, operations, environment, renovation and security.

Played an important role in many disasters ( Uttarkashi Tunnel Collapse ) 

According to the Australian Tunneling Society, Dix is the first Australian to be elected to the position in the organization’s 50-year history.

They have played an important role in reducing disaster risks and responding to actual disasters. He investigated fire-related disasters such as the 9/11 disaster in New York (underground aspect),

the London bombings, the Madrid bombings as well as the Daegu subway fire and the Hong Kong subway fire.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *