According to Vice-Chancellor G. Thiruvasagam, the Vice-Admiral who visited Bharathiar University on Friday, discussed with the university officials a strategic plan to handle human response to natural disasters, particularly in the East Coast of India, including Andaman and Nicobar Islands. A team of experts from the university would visit the Islands under the chairmanship of the Vice-Chancellor to explore the objectives further. Once the objectives were firmed up, a memorandum of understanding to this effect would be signed.
Mar 23, 2009
Vice-Admiral Vijay Shankar handing over a memento to Vice-Chancellor G. Thiruvasagam during a visit to Bharathiar University in Coimbatore on Friday. Vice-Admiral Vijay Shankar, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command, has expressed his interest in developing ocean resource mining through satellite remote sensing for better utilisation of ocean resources and to prevent illegal exploitation.