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VP urges scientific organisations to work for improving

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

M Venkaiah today asked various scientific organisations in the country to work in for improving people's lives.

According to an official release, he interacted with scientists of the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services and the here.

said he was extremely impressed with its capabilities and work being carried out by scientists in the areas of ocean observation, information and

At the National Tsunami Warning Centre, enquired about tsunami alerts and the ongoing research on tsunami detection.

of INCOIS Satheesh C Shenoi gave an overview of the Tsunami Warning Centre's activities, it said.

Lauding INCOIS for developing for predicting oil spills, Naidu advised the institution to constantly interact with user agencies like the coast guard, maritime police and seek their feedback to improve advisories and services.

"Glad that the Indian Coast Guard, the agency responsible for the mitigation of occurring in the seas around us, was now using the oil spill trajectory predictions and working closely with INCOIS to improve the accuracy of predictions," the release quoted Naidu as saying.

Telangana and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 20:55 IST