crash programme

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Noun1.crash programme - a rapid and intense course of training or research (usually undertaken in an emergency); "he took a crash course in Italian on his way to Italy"; "his first job was a crash course in survival and in learning how to get along with people"; "a crash programme is needed to create new jobs"
course of study, curriculum, syllabus, programme, program - an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"
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Dr Akhtar added that their crash programme in the Airport and other adjoining societies had given good results while locals were also starting to play their part in overcoming the spread of diseases
This situation calls for a crash programme to train counselling and clinical psychologists to help families manage stress and stem a looming epidemic of homicide and suicides.
By then the crash programme will have been constituted to meet the 60-day timeframe.
The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) under the Ministry of Shipping recently conducted a crash programme to evict many illegally constructed structures including many multi-storey buildings to revive the Buriganga.
However, an awareness village level crash programme is being launched for reaching every village with focused approach to promote correct time of transplanting for different varieties, recommend plant population, balanced use fertilizer at proper time and weed control etc across the province.
In the absence of the latter's sanction, relying on as yet unsubstantiated material contained in a letter forwarded by the Joint Investigation Committee probing fictitious accounts in Sindh, it launched an ambitious crash programme of forcing the Sindh chief minister's resignation, amid irresponsible talk of Governor's Rule, forming a forward bloc' within the ambushed, caught-off-guard PPP and moving no-confidence motion' against the CM.
ISLAMABAD:Government has launched a five year crash programme for the production of best and rare quality of dates in the nine districts of South Punjab.
BAHAWALPUR -- Punjab government has launched 5-year crash programme for improved plantation and production of dates under which date trees would be planted in nine districts of Punjab.
The consulting firm also said that Chinese banks should initiate a so-called 'crash programme' to form a professional and specialised work team to clear up bad loans.
A 'crash programme' was promised but Mr Crossman did not think that "Liverpool was any worse off than Birmingham" for slums.
Iraq responded by revealing a major store of documents that showed that Iraq had begun an unsuccessful crash programme to develop a nuclear bomb (on August 20, 1995).
If a crash programme of education and training were started today, it would take four to five years to complete a meaningful apprenticeship.