The nationwide Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) may be the apex statutory body for tragedy administration in Asia.
The NDMA had been formally constituted on 27 th September 2006, relative to the Disaster Management Act, 2005 with Prime Minister as the Chairperson and nine other people, and something member that is such be designated as Vice-Chairperson.
Mandate: Its purpose that is primary is coordinate a reaction to normal or man-made catastrophes as well as for capacity-building in tragedy resiliency and crisis reaction. Additionally it is the apex body to set down policies, plans and recommendations for Disaster Management to make sure timely and effective reaction to disasters.
Vision: to construct a safer and tragedy resilient Asia by way of a holistic, proactive, technology driven and sustainable development strategy that requires all stakeholders and fosters a tradition of prevention, preparedness and mitigation.
Development of NDMA
The Government of India set up a High-Powered Committee (HPC) in August 1999 and a National Committee after the Gujarat earthquake (2001), for making recommendations on the preparation of Disaster Management plans and suggesting effective mitigation mechanisms in recognition of the importance of Disaster Management as a national priority. Continue reading “Nationwide Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)”