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ARCI develops Polymer Electrolyte Membrane fuel cells to be used in disaster management

An autonomous R&D Centre of Department of Science and Technology (DST) – International Advanced Research for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad has developed ‘Polymer Electrolyte Membrane fuel cells (PEMFC), which are to be used in natural disaster management. ARCI is also planning to set up an in-house PEMFC system up to 10 kW ..


Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, inaugurated 13th Formation Day of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

Rajnath Singh, the Union Home Minister, has inaugurated the 13th Formation Day of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on September 28, 2017. The 2017 theme of formation day is ‘School Safety’. On this day, the stakeholders will discuss the roadmap, their roles and key challenges in the implementation of ..


About National Disaster Management Authority

About NDMA: Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is the chairman and General NC Vij is the Vice chairman. Government of India (GOI), in recognition of the importance of Disaster Management as a national priority, has set up a High-Powered Committee (HPC) in August 1999 and also a nation committee after the Gujarat earthquake, for making ..