All posts on: April 19th, 2016


‘Expertise could have minimised flood damage’

April 14, 2016 05:43 IST In a city famed for engineering education, it is for the engineers to use their knowledge and expertise to prevent disasters from causing large-scale damage, said Gopalkrishna Gandhi, former West Bengal Governor. A passion to sound warnings, which go against the contemporary trends, warnings that are difficult and unpopular, could have prevented what happened in the aftermath of the heavy downpour in the city, he said.

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