Indian Navy Set Ups Second VLF Communication Station In Vikarabad District Of Telangana

Indian Navy VLF Communication Station in Vikarabad: Indian Navy has chosen Telangana as a key base. The second VLF communication station within the nation is being arrange in Vikarabad district. Navy makes use of VLF (Very Low Frequency) communication transmission station to speak with ships and submarines. This station might be arrange in Damagudem forest space close to Puduru of Vikarabad Mandal.

That is the second station within the nation. INS Kattabomman Radar Station at Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu was the primary of its form. It has been serving the Navy since 1990. The Japanese Naval Command in Visakhapatnam has already recognized Telangana as an acceptable space for establishing a second radar station.

Since 2010, the Navy has been in contact with the state authorities. Regardless of all of the environmental permits and clearances, the allotment of land didn’t proceed as a result of negligence of the earlier authorities. With the particular initiative of CM Revanth Reddy, all of the obstacles to this challenge had been eliminated. Commodore Karthik Shankar, Circle DEO Rohit Bhupathi and Captain Sandeep Das met Chief Minister A. Revanth Reddy on Wednesday. Officers of Vikarabad DFO and Naval Command Company signed the settlement for switch of forest lands. 1174 hectares of forest land below Damagudem Reserve Forest has been handed over to the Navy.

In 2014 itself, the Union Forest and Surroundings Division accredited the Navy’s proposals. Campa funds of Rs.133.54 crores for handing over forest land and Navy has paid Rs.18.56 crores for the works undertaken for land conservation measures. Damagudem Forest Safety has filed a petition in court docket in search of to cancel this challenge. The court docket has issued orders to take all precautions in accordance with the circumstances determined by the federal government. There’s a temple within the proposed forest space. The Navy agreed to permit others to keep away from this.

Together with the navy station, the township may have colleges, hospitals, banks and markets. This naval unit consists of round 600 naval personnel and different civilians. About 2500 to 3000 folks dwell on this township. Sufficient measures might be taken to protect biodiversity and ecological steadiness within the area by in depth planting. As part of this challenge, about 27 km of highway might be constructed round Damagundam Reserve Forest. This new VLF middle might be accomplished in 2027.

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