NDMA holds event on radiological emergency
Kolkata: A training programme on how to deal with radiological emergency was undertaken by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) at Kolkata airport.
It has been learnt that NDMA had reviewed the incident of radiological emergency in the Cargo Complex of the airport in New Delhi and a need was felt for immediate training of airport emergency handlers on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) emergency management.
AAI has signed an MoU with NDMA and Nuclear Medicine and Allied Services (INMAS) to conduct training programmes at 12 airports.
The first training programme was successfully completed at Chennai airport and the second training programme was organised at NSCBI airport, from December 18 to 22.
About 52 participants from different organisations attended the five-day training programme. Table top exercise was also organised at the Cargo Complex under group sensitisation programme.