Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, observed National Safety Day on 7April 2005. Dr VK Saraswat, DS, and Director, presided over the function. Shri M Venkat Reddy, Joint Chief Inspector of Factories, Andhra Pradesh was the Chief Guest. Shri WN Raghupathy, Sci G , Associate Director, RCI stressed over the various factors related to safety management.

High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune, obsereved National Safety Week during 4-l0 March 2005. Based on safety performance, SRP division was awARDEd Safety Rolling Trophy and Shri VK Bhat was awARDEd for Best Safety Officer. Shri PV Vidyadhara Rao, Managing Partner, M/s SD Rubber Products Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad, delivered a lecture on Electrostatic Discharge and its Hazards. Shri Avinash Bhide, Consultant-Bhide and Associates, was the chief guest for the valedictory function and delivered a lecture, Perspective of Industrial Safety Awareness in India and Abroad. A Handbook on Safe Handling of Explosives was released on this occasion.