DM – Parliamentary Q and A
Capacity building for Disaster Risk Reduction ( 22 March 2017 )
The Country has an institutional mechanism of Disaster Management including capacity
building for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). The primary responsibility of disaster management rests with the States, and the Central Government supplements the efforts of State Governments/Union Territories.
Review on preparedness of NDRF ( 5 April 2017 )
At present, there are twelve battalions in operation in National Disaster Response Force
(NDRF). Any increase in the number of Battalions is determined keeping in mind various factors such as requirement, availability of funds and manpower, training capacity, battalion infrastructure, etc.
Sending of NDMA team to Manipur ( 19 July 2017 )
An earth crack developed at Kalikhola village of Kangpokpi District on 4th June, 2017
onwards. The sinking of land affected the houses in the Kalikhola village.