Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy has said technology developed through non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques were helping law enforcement agencies to combat terrorism in the country and elsewhere and urged scientists to continue with focussed research in the area.

He told a gathering of scientists after inaugurating a seminar on `Non-Destructive Testing/Evaluation - NDE 2006' here on Thursday that NDE and nano-technology would help society to a great extent in maintaining peace, law and order. He said such gatherings and interaction between scientists would lead to the development of new technology.