National Disaster Management Authority Current Affairs, GK & News

National Disaster Management Authority

About NDMA: Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is the chairman and General NC Vij is the Vice chairman. Government of India (GOI), in recognition of the importance of Disaster Management as a national priority, has set up a High-Powered Committee (HPC) in August 1999 and also a nation committee after the Gujarat earthquake, for making ..

Public Building and Fire Safety Rules in India

There have been deadly fires in the hospital buildings of India. This includes hospitals treating COVID-19 as well. The recent fires in hospital buildings of Virar region of Mumbai, Bharuch in Gujarat and in Mumbra near Thane has brought the spotlight to the Public Building and Fire Safety rules. Root Cause of the problems The ..

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Cyclone Nivar: National Crisis Management Committee reviews preparedness of the states

The cyclone Nivar is to make landfall between Mamallapuram and Karaikal of Tamil Nadu. It is to hit the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry. The National Crisis Management Committee recently reviewed the status of cyclone held through video conferencing. National Crisis Management Committee The committee was set up by Government of ..

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Panel formed by Delhi LG to advise Delhi Disaster Management Authority

The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal has formed an Expert Advisory Committee to advise the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA). Highlights The committee has been formed to address the challenges faced in Delhi and also ramp up medical infrastructure. The committee will also advice the DDMA to integrate measures of various agencies to effectively ..

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Three members appointed for NDMA

Retired Army General and former Military Secretary-Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain, Former Director General of the Coast Guard-Rajendra Singh and United Nations Development Programme’s Policy advisor in Disaster reduction-Krishna Vatsa are the three members recently appointed as the members of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the Chairman of NDMA. ..

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Kumar Munnan Singh conferred with Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 

Kumar Munnan Singh has been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2020 under the Individual category. Under the Institution category, Disaster Mitigation and Management Centre, Uttarakhand has been selected for the award. Following his commendable work during the tsunami in the Indian Ocean in the year 2004, Kumar Munnan Singh was the ..

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