Mumbai: The Los Angeles Emergency Operation
Centre will train officers of Force One, an elite force formed
on the lines of the National Security Guard, and Maharashtra
disaster management staff.
Los Angeles Sheriff Leroy Baca will visit Mumbai next
month and would sign a Memorandum of Understanding in this
regard, an official release said.
Baca invited Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, currently on a
visit to the US, to visit Los Angeles Emergency Operation
The Chief Minister was apprised of their system and how
man-made disasters are tackled effectively.
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA)
will impart free training to make public transport more secure
and effective in Mumbai.
Chavan today visited Bus Rapid Transport System in Los
Angeles. Underground Railway, Metro, Over Ground Railway and
bus transport is operational under Metropolitan Transport
The Chief Minister visited Operations Centre of the
system and apprised himself of its effective functioning.
Maharashtra staff will be imparted free training, the release
Chavan was apprised of how commuters travel in Los
Angeles and how they are updated with timely information.