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Bhamre inaugurates workshop on Fire Safety Technologies

 

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New Delhi : Minister of state for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre inaugurated a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) workshop on ‘Fire Safety Technologies and Services’ here on January 21, 2019.

Fire Adviser, Ministry of Home Affairs, D K Shami also attended the function. Secretary Department of Defence R&D & Chairman DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy was present on the occasion.

Dr Subhash Bhamre, in his inaugural address, congratulated DRDO for organising the workshop and said that the best way to minimize the risk of fire is to understand potential threats and put in place preventive measures. He further said that technologies developed by Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES) can have application for civil sectors also, and needs to be exploited to the fullest.

The workshop was organised by Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES), a lab of DRDO, with an aim to sensitising the State Fire Services and Users on the use of risk evaluation, mitigation and elimination of fire related accidents and adopting the technologies developed by DRDO. An exhibition of products and technologies developed by CFEES was also organised on the sidelines of the workshop. Dr G Satheesh Reddy, in his address, said that the technologies and products developed by DRDO are finding application not only in defence sector but also have spin-offs for civilian sectors.

D K Shami, in his speech, highlighted the need for formation of core group for short and long term roadmap for R&D and test facilities in the areas of fire safety and low cost impact technology for fire safety to be developed by DRDO. He said that products and technologies developed by DRDO can be introduced into the State Fire Services, according to a PIB release.

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