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L&T Technology to build 150 houses for people affected by cyclone Fani

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A private engineering services company will build 150 disaster-resilient houses for people affected by clone Fani in Odisha’s Puri district. Cyclone Fani made landfall near Puri in Odisha on May 3 as an extremely severe cyclonic storm. At least 64 people died and 5,56,000 houses and huts were damaged and 148,663 hectare of crop land affected by the storm.

A private engineering services company will build 150 disaster-resilient houses for people affected by clone Fani in Odisha’s Puri district and will also provide skill development training to them, officials said on Friday.

Puri District Collector Balwant Singh along with CEO & Managing Director of L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) Keshab Panda laid the foundation stone for construction of the dwelling units under project Neelachala on Thursday, they said.

As a part of the Project Neelachala, LTTS will also provide skill development programmes for residents in various construction activities. The training provided by LTTS will ensure the affected people have an additional means of livelihood in the longer run, Panda said.

“The people of Odisha have shown immense strength and resilience in recovering from the after-effects of cyclone Fani. This initiative undertaken by L&T Technology Services is a welcome step since rebounding from such a massive natural calamity requires…

 

People affected in cyclone Fani to get 150 houses

Puri District Collector Balwant Singh along with CEO & Managing Director of L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) Keshab Panda laid the foundatioAs a part of the Project Neelachala, LTTS will also provide skill development programmes for residents in various construction activities. The training provided by LTTS will ensure the affected people have an additional means of livelihood in the lon…

 

Why being a ‘resilient’ business means more than CEOs think

THE TERM RESILIENCE seems to be the business buzzword of the moment. Earlier this year, for example, Ireland’s Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, told businesses that upcoming political and economic uncertainty represented “an unprecedented challenge but we are nothing if not a resilient people”.

But what exactly is resilience and why is it so important? Resilience can refer to a broad range of capabilities – from anticipating risk to mitigating disruption and being able to move forward with confidence after a period of duress.

In today’s tech-centric business landscape, resilience is frequently associated with ensuring critical applications and data are always available, regardless of the source of disruption…

 

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