Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Union Home Secretary to chair Annual Conference of Relief Commissioners/Secretaries, Department of Disaster Management of States/UTs tomorrow

The Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi will chair the Annual Conference of Relief Commissioners and Secretaries of the Departments of Disaster Management of States and Union Territories here tomorrow. The meeting will review the status of preparedness of dealing with crisis situations resulting from the South-West Monsoon, 2017 and discuss other disaster management related issues. Representatives of concerned Central Ministries/Organisations rendering Emergency Support Functions, Technical & scientific organisations associated with forecasting, officers of the Armed Force and Central Armed Police Forces will participate. 

The Ministry of Home Affairs, India Meteorological Department, Snow & Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE), Central Water Commission, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Indian Space Research Organisation, National Disaster Response Force and Ministry of Defence will make presentations sharing their efforts towards preparedness of dealing with disaster situations. 

Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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