Thursday, September 20, 2012

India: Ham Radio in Cyclone Risk Management Project

Amateur radio features in the National Cyclone Risk Management Project of the Indian Government

DNA India reports that:

State revenue minister Raghuveera Reddy said that of the Rs 758 crore, the state government would share 25 per cent of the project. "Of the total amount, Rs 637.15 crore will be spent on improvement of coastal infrastructure like roads, bridges and 148 multi-purpose cyclone shelters in the nine coastal districts. We will also start emergency operation centres in the state capital as well as district headquarters and equip them with the latest satellite phones and HAM radio sets," he said.

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(Source : Southgate Amateur Radio News)

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