पंतप्रधान नरेंद्र मोदी आणि फिनलंडच्या पंतप्रधान सना मरीन यांची 16 मार्च 2021 ला दूरदृश्य प्रणाली द्वारे शिखर परिषद होणार आहे.
लोकशाही, स्वातंत्र्य आणि नियमाधारित आंतरराष्ट्रीय व्यवस्था या सामायिक मुल्यांवर आधारित भारत आणि फिनलंड यांच्यामध्ये स्न्हेहपूर्ण संबंध आहेत. व्यापार आणि गुंतवणूक, शिक्षण, नवोन्मेश, विज्ञान आणि तंत्रज्ञान तसेच संशोधन आणि विकास या क्षेत्रात दोन्ही देशात घनिष्ट संबंध आहेत.
सामाजिक आव्हानांचा मुकाबला करण्यासाठी कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्तेचा उपयोग करत क्वांटम कॉम्प्युटरचा संयुक्त विकास करण्यात दोन्ही देशांनी सहकार्य केले आहे. टेलीकॉम, लिफ्ट, यंत्र सामग्री, नविकरणीय ऊर्जेसह उर्जा अशा विविध क्षेत्रात फिनलंडच्या सुमारे 100 कंपन्या भारतात कार्यरत आहेत. माहिती आणि तंत्रज्ञान, वाहन क्षेत्राशी संबंधित भाग बनवणे आणि आदरातिथ्य क्षेत्रात सुमारे 30 भारतीय कंपन्या फिनलंड मध्ये कार्यरत आहेत.
या शिखर परिषदेत दोन्ही नेते द्विपक्षीय संबंधांवर सांगोपांग चर्चा करण्याबरोबरच परस्पर हिताच्या प्रादेशिक आणि जागतिक मुद्यांवरही चर्चा करतील. आभासी माध्यमातून होणारी ही चर्चा भविष्यात भारत-फिनलंड भागीदारीचा विस्तार आणि त्यात वैविध्य आणण्यासाठी पथदर्शी आराखडा पुरवेल.
PM chairs high level meeting to review preparedness to deal with Cyclone Jawad
December 02, 2021
PM directs officials to take all necessary measures to ensure safe evacuation of people
Ensure maintenance of all essential services and their quick restoration in case of disruption: PM
All concerned Ministries and Agencies working in synergy to proactively counter the impact of the cyclone
NDRF has pre-positioned 29 teams equipped with boats, tree-cutters, telecom equipments etc; 33 teams on standby
Indian Coast Guard and Navy have deployed ships and helicopters for relief, search and rescue operations
Air Force and Engineer task force units of Army on standby for deployment
Disaster Relief teams and Medical Teams on standby along the eastern coast
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired a high level meeting today to review the preparedness of States and Central Ministries & concerned agencies to deal with the situation arising out of the likely formation of Cyclone Jawad.
Prime Minister directed officials to take every possible measure to ensure that people are safely evacuated and to ensure maintenance of all essential services such as Power, Telecommunications, health, drinking water etc. and that they are restored immediately in the event of any disruption. He further directed them to ensure adequate storage of essential medicines & supplies and to plan for unhindered movement. He also directed for 24*7 functioning of control rooms.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that low pressure region in the Bay of Bengal is expected to intensify into Cyclone Jawad and is expected to reach coast of North Andhra Pradesh – Odisha around morning of Saturday 4th December 2021, with the wind speed ranging upto 100 kmph. It is likely to cause heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha & W.Bengal. IMD has been issuing regular bulletins with the latest forecast to all the concerned States.
Cabinet Secretary has reviewed the situation and preparedness with Chief Secretaries of all the Coastal States and Central Ministries/ Agencies concerned.
Ministry of Home Affairs is reviewing the situation 24*7 and is in touch with the State Governments/ UTs and the Central Agencies concerned. MHA has already released the first instalment of SDRF in advance to all States. NDRF has pre-positioned 29 teams which are equipped with boats, tree-cutters, telecom equipments etc. in the States and has kept 33 teams on standby.
Indian Coast Guard and the Navy have deployed ships and helicopters for relief, search and rescue operations. Air Force and Engineer task force units of Army, with boats and rescue equipment, are on standby for deployment. Surveillance aircraft and helicopters are carrying out serial surveillance along the coast. Disaster Relief teams and Medical Teams are standby at locations along the eastern coast.
Ministry of Power has activated emergency response systems and is keeping in readiness transformers, DG sets and equipments etc. for immediate restoration of electricity. Ministry of Communications is keeping all the telecom towers and exchanges under constant watch and is fully geared to restore telecom network. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has issued an advisory to the States/ UTs, likely to be affected, for health sector preparedness and response to COVID in affected areas.
Ministry of Port, Shipping and Waterways has taken measures to secure all shipping vessels and has deployed emergency vessels. The states have also been asked to alert the industrial establishments such as Chemical & Petrochemical units near the coast.
NDRF is assisting the State agencies in their preparedness for evacuating people from the vulnerable locations and is also continuously holding community awareness campaigns on how to deal with the cyclonic situation.
The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary to PM, Cabinet Secretary, Home Secretary, DG NDRF and DG IMD.