EWDS system launched by Odisha CM
  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) and the mass message system.
  • EWDS was launched on the occasion of Odisha Disaster Preparedness Day, which is observed on 29th October 2018.
  • The EWDS will warn the people residing along the coast in the state through the alert siren system from towers installed at 122 locations.