H.R. Naidu Gade

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  • India and Chemical Security - Can Another Bhopal be Avoided?

    The Indian Chemical Industry manufacturing a large number of Toxic Industrial Chemicals and materials, not well regulated, has shortcomings relating to the security of the plants and the chemicals. The security threat could be at the plant, at the storage and during transportation of chemicals by various modes. Lack of adequate measures, to ensure security, could have disastrous consequences resulting in a great loss to life and property.

    July-December 2018

    Syrian Chemical Weapons Crisis - The Challenges

    Alleged Use of CW - Joint Investigation

    January-June 2014

    Challenge Inspection Regime of the CWC: Salient Features*

    The most significant aspect of the CWC is the provision for a Challenge Inspection (CI) mechanism, to address any possible concerns of any member state regarding the possible non-compliance to the provisions of the CWC by any other member state.

    Accomplishments in the Elimination of Chemical Weapons - A Fact Sheet

    Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) that was signed in January 1993 and came into force in 1997 could now be viewed as the most successful arms control mechanism. However, with eight countries still not signatory to the CWC and with approximately 25% of declared weapons stockpile remaing undestroyed as yet, the CWC is still a work in progress.

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