Sector wise - housing and internal infrastructure water and power distribution, roads and sewerage is a priority with the outlay being 34% of the total. Agriculture, Fisheries and
The Government has decided to set up a Tsunami Early Warning System in the Indian Ocean on its own. The Department of Ocean Development is the nodal agency to set up the Early Warning System, with active participation from (a) Department of Science and Technology, (b) Department of Space, (c) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and (d) Universities/Departments. With the commencement of the Rs 125 crore Project, operational warnings of Tsunamis and Storm surges with their likely landfall inundation could be provided by September, 2007.
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