Archive For The “Disaster Management.” Category

Significance of 21-day lockdown period

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21­day isolate was supported broadly during Ebola emergency also. The counts depend on the evaluated hatching time of the infection in the human host. For the most part, hatching period for any disease is 14 days epidemiologically. One more week is added to guarantee that the disease ceases to exist and the host is totally…

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Light on pressing problems being faced by metros like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Kolkatta

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Population growth and rapid urbanization are combining to create huge challenges for Indian cities. According to McKinsey, the country’s cities are expected to grow from 340 million people in 2008 to a whopping 590 million in 2030. Nearly 50% of people will reside in Indian cities by 2050. Conditions of Indian cities :- Delhi is…

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Unsafe Boilers

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The recent boiler explosion at NTPC’s Unchahar power plant in Rae Bareli underscores the importance of inspections and protocols for hazardous industrial operations. Regulation of Boilers: High pressure boilers are hazardous pieces of equipment, which are strictly regulated with special laws. In fact, the basic objective of the Indian Boilers Act, 1923 is to ensure…

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