DM – PIB Release
4 day long BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise 2017 concludes ( 13 October 2017 )
India has emerged as a frontline state for Disaster Risk Reduction: Dr Jitendra Singh
Package to Uttarakhand ( 22 March 2017 )
Consequent to the June 2013 Uttarakhand disaster, the Government of India had approved a medium and long-term reconstruction package to assist the State. This package was taken by erstwhile Planning Commission (now NITI Aayog) on 9th December 2013.
Strengthening Disaster Management ( 14 March 2017 )
National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) defines the roles and responsibilities of various stake holders including Central Ministries/ Departments, State Governments, UT Administrations, District Authorities and local self Governments. NDMP enjoins all stakeholders to develop detailed plans in accordance with roles and responsibilities. Implementation of the plan is a continuous process.
Flood preparedness exercise ( 9 March 2017 )
NDMA conducts mock exercise on Tsunami, Flood preparedness in Puducherry
Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurates the India Disaster Response Summit ( 9 November 2017 )
The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju has said that India need to prepare itself for moving towards Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) from an approach of traditional Disaster Management.