Road Transport and Highways Ministry and DRDO sign MoU for technical exchange on sustainable geo-hazard management
Jan. 23, 2021

Road Transport and Highways Ministry and Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen collaboration in the field of technical exchange and co-operation on sustainable geo-hazard management.

The MoU was signed by Secretary Ministry of Road and Transport Giridhar Aramane and Secretary DRDO Dr Satieesh Reddy. It has been agreed that both will co-operate in the areas of mutual benefit including, conceptual planning of integrated avalanche and landslide protection schemes for all weather connectivity in snow bound areas of the country.

This initiative will ensure safety of road users on National Highways in the country and safeguard them from the adverse effects of landslides and other natural calamities.

Source: AIR