Man Who Ignited India’s Potential
Aug08

Man Who Ignited India’s Potential

“All birds find shelter during the rain, but the eagle avoids the rain by flying above the clouds. Problems are same for all, but attitude makes the difference.” These are words of A P J Abdul Kalam, who was like an eagle who flew above the clouds all through his illustrious career. Former President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, who ignited the true potential f India and strived till his last breath for a safe and sustainable living on Planet...

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India Needs to Stress on Industrial Safety

India has been a country purely dependent on agriculture for livelihood before independence. It has been successful in achieving autonomy in producing different basic and capital products since independence. Although, our country achieved great heights in industrial growth and claims to have the best industrial safety standards, as it is mentioned in one of the articles of February issue, it is poor in practicing this so called...

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India’s Aviation Safety Needs urgent Updating
Apr07

India’s Aviation Safety Needs urgent Updating

The global aviation sector is witnessing drastic and fast-paced changes of late with the advent of new concepts and technology innovations, e- Commerce, and open-sky policy. However, the alarming reality is that while the new concepts and technological advancements are being adopted by prominent international regulatory authorities, they do not find a place in India. T. Mohan Chandran, Aviation consultant and advisor establishes that...

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Construction workers at risk!
Feb02

Construction workers at risk!

The Indian construction industry involves risky and unhealthy operations which result in many human tragedies, discourage workers, disrupt construction, delay progress, and adversely affect cost, productivity, and reputation. Construction project can never achieve its objectives unless construction professionals become aware of the safety-related issues. C. Mahadevan, HSE trainer and chemical expert, analyses the risk of job involved...

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Have we really learnt lessons from Bhopal?
Feb02

Have we really learnt lessons from Bhopal?

The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, of 1984, is considered as the world’s worst industrial disaster. It claimed nearly 4,000 lives, wounded several thousands and maimed a generation that followed. It shook the entire industrial world. But, the pertinent question is whether we have really learnt any lessons from Bhopal.  The answer is a depressing no. The tragedy was virtually a wakeup call especially for...

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