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Disaster management crucial for developed nations: Mah Governor

Nanded, Jun 3 (UNI) Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao on Monday said that disaster management is crucial for India as it is entering in the developed nation's community.
"India is entering in the developed nation's community.The discipline of developed nations,respect for law,and readiness to implement disaster management are three important characteristics of a developed nation'', he further said while inaugurated the 'Awahan-Chancellor Brigade 2019’ at the Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University (SRTMU) here.
"I am happy to say that this university is celebrating its silver jubilee year," he exclaimed.
SRTMU designed 'Awahan',a ten-day state-level disaster management training camp in accordance with its silver jubilee.
Recalling his participation in the NCC camps during his education,the Governor said that such camps inspire and enrich our life.
He appealed to the students to follow discipline and come forward as role model of the civilized society.
"India will be the youngest country in the world in 2020 where the average age will be 29 years. The country celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This is the people's movement to come forward for clean India," lamented Mr Rao.
He discussed that the world is facing various problems like global warming, disastrous changes in environment, depleting water sources and problem of deforestation.
Doctor Atul Salunke from the Higher and Technical Education Department, Registrar Doctor Ramjan Mulani,Principal Secretary Venu Gopal Reddy,National Service Scheme Director Shivraj Bokde,Coordinator Doctor Avinash Kadam,among others were present on the occasion.
In a separate function, the Governor inaugurated New Administrative Building of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose college in the presence of the newly-elected MP Prataprao Patil Chikhalikar, former MLA Omprakash Pokharna,among others.
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