AAI holds workshop on cyclonic resistance design considerations

for infrastructure development

Thesynergyonline Aerospace Bureau

NEW DELHI, AUGUST 09 : Airports Authority of India (AAI) organized a one-day workshop on Cyclonic Resistance Design Consideration for Roofing and Facade System in Coastal and High Speed Wind Zones" in association with The Institution of Engineers (India).

Mr Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State for Civil Aviation (I/C) inaugurated the workshop today at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi in the presence of Dr. GuruprasadMohapatra Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Mr. AnujAggarwal, Chairman, AAI and Mr Dinesh Kumar, Chairman, IEL.

Various technical sessions were held during the workshop on Airport preparedness planning for cyclone and high winds related disasters andplanning, design and construction aspects of buildings in cyclone prone areas with a presentation of case study on disaster management measures taken at Bhubaneswar airport during pre and post cyclone FANI and case study of Chennai Airport flooding was also presented.

Learning for future terminals and best practices for design / construction and maintenance aspects were also deliberated.