Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad lays foundation stone for SAMEER

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Sankar Prasad today laid the foundation stone for the prestigious Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research (SAMEER) – Centre for Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) that comes up at Gambeeram at a cost of Rs.80.02 crore. This is an autonomous research and development institution under the department of electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) is the most commonly occurring scenario between the electronic products, causing a potential threat to strategic sectors. The Vizag Centre is being equipped with highly specialized facilities including Electromagnetic pulse (EMP), Pulse Current Injection (PCI), and Ultra-Wide Band (UWB), EMI/EMC test facilities. Union Minister for Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu and Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu participated in the function.

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