29 - 30 Nov 2006 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi

 

 

 

 
 

Abstracts :

.LIST OF ABSTRACTS

          

Thematic Cluster A :Geologically Related Disasters

Sl. No. Title of the Paper Author(s)
Thematic Session A1: Earthquake

Chairperson: Prof. A.S Arya
Professor Emiritious IIT, Roorkee & National Seismic Advisor, MHA, New Delhi 

A1/1

Feasibility of Seismic Alert Systems in India 

P.K.S. Chauhan and Y. Pandey

A1/2

Assessing the Seismic Hazard of the Stable Shield regions: An Example of Bangalore

T.G. Sitharam, P.Anbazhagan and K. Rajendran

A1/3

Understanding Earthquake Recurrence: A Step Towards Hazard Mitigation

 

K. Rajendran and C.P. Rajendran

A1/4

Role of Space Technology in Short Term Earthquake Prediction

A.K.Gwal and S. Sarkar

 

A1/5

Possibilities of Earthquake Prediction Using Ground and Satellite-Based Techniques

S. Bhattacharya and A.K. Gwal

A1/6

Seismo-Electro-Magnetic and other Precursory Observations from Recent Earthquakes

A. Bapat

A1/7

Earthquake Protection of Infrastructure in Indian Cities B.A. Konnur and P. B. Murnal

A1/8

Experimental Investigation on Rehabilitation of Beam-Column Knee Joint Using GREF Sheets

A. Patel, B. Aravind Kumar and S.K. Sahu

A1/9

Modern Techniques for Earthquakes Resistant Design of Earth Retaining Structures

D. Choudhury

A1/10

Structural Measures for Improving Performance of Buildings and Structures Against Earthquakes

N. Lakshmanan

 

A1/11

Estimation of Seismic Vulnerability of Existing Buildings of Delhi Municipal Area

S. K. Agrawal and A. Chourasia

 

A1/12

Overcoming School Seismic Vulnerability in Delhi

M. Kaur and E. Jafar

A1/13

Human Development as Important Catalyst in Understanding Bye-laws and Codes for Earthquake Risk Management R. Deshmukh and G.K. Krishnamurthy

A1/14

Earthquake Risk Mitigation: Role of India Meteorological Department

S.t Prasad, A.K. Shukla,R.S. Dattatrayam, P.R.Baidya and G.Suresh

A1/15

Risk. iitb – A GIS-Based Seismic Risk Assessment System

A. Gupta and R. Sinha

 

A1/16

Application of Taiwan Earthquake Loss Estimation System (Teles) on Disaster Management Chu-Chieh Jay Lin and Chin-Hsun Yeh

A1/17

Comprehensive Revision of Building Byelaws for Mangalore City – A case Study

A.G.Bhatt and Katta Venkataramana

A1/18

Post Tsunami Recovery and Reconstruction Phase in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

N. Bharati and Md. A. Abid

A1/19

Socio- Economic Clustering in Seismic Risk Estimation of Dehradun City

J.S.R. Prasad, Y. Singh, Amir M. Kania and C. Lindholm

A1/20

Damage to Ports and Lifelines in Tamil Nadu due to Indian Ocean Tsunamis of December 2004 

BK Maheshwari, ML Sharma and JP Narayan

A1/21

Development of Earthquake Engineerning and Earthquake Disaster Mitigation in India D.K. Paul

A1/22

Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential of Jabalpur Urban Area 

M. Chandradas,  S. D. Pimprikar and P.S.Mishra

A1/23

Seismic Risk Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Framed Structures

 

K. Balaji Rao and M.B. Anoop

 

A1/24

Earthquake Risk Mitigation Demonstration Project – Case   Study in Delhi

H. Kumar

A1/25

Earthquake Risk Mitigation – A Holistic View

A. S. Arya

 

A1/26

Seismotectonics and Seismic Event Prediction in the North-Eastern India by Radon Monitoring Near the Hot Spring

D. Walia  and A. Saxena

A1/27

Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment in Low Seismicity Region

G. R. Dodagoudar  and  A. Boominathan

A1/28

Microzonation Studies of Some Indian Cities - An Initiative of DST B.K.Bansal, M.Mohanty  and H.N.Srivastava

A1/29

Evaluation of Amplification Hazard for Chennai City 

A.  Boominathan,A.  Suganthi,R. Uma Maheswari, G. R. Dodagoudar

A1/30

Site Response – a Vital Parameter in Earthquake Hazard Evaluation

R.K. Chadha

A1/31

Static Coseismic Ground Movements in Andaman Area due to Sumatra-2004 Earthquakes

S. K. Ray  and A. Acharyya

A1/32

Construction Techniques: A case Study of Earthquake Resistant Construction in State of Uttaranchal G. C. Joshi

A1/33

Earthquake Precursory Studies in India H.N. Srivastava and B.K. Bansal

A1/34

Influence of Qs Factor over the Complex Geological Formation - A Case Study of Ohchigata Fault in Japan

H. S. Mandal and T. Yokoi

 

A1/35

Seismic Hazard Assessment Based on Attenuation Relationship for Tamil Nadu State, India

S. Rajarathnam and G.P. Ganapathy

A1/36

Role of Site Conditions on Built-Environment of Delhi

Y. Pandey and P.K.S. Chauhan

A1/37

Remote Sensing Based Precursory Studies for Earthquakes

S. Choudhury and A. Saraf

A1/38

Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential of Delhi Sub-soil

 

C. Ghosh, P. S. Mishra,

A.K. Shukla and Kishor Kumar

    A1/39

Seismic Hazard and Risk Microzonation of Jabalpur Urban Area - Lessons Learnt

S. D. Pimprikar,  M. Chandradas , P. S. Mishra,  A.K.Shukla and N. Purnachandra Rao

A1/40

Coping Mechanism and Technologies For Earthquake Risk Reduction

B.S. Dhaliwal and G. Singh

A1/41

Post Earthquake Reconstruction Programmes in India

 Amir A. Khan

 

A1/42

Earthquake Risk Mitigation and Management- An Overview

Ritu Raj

Thematic Session A2: Landslide, Avalanche and other Mass Movements

Chairperson: Dr. R. K. Bhandari
Chairman, Centre for Disaster Management, Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu

A2/1

Phata Landslide – Geotechnical and Geological Study

A.Ghosh, S.Sarkar, D.P.Kanungo, Dinesh, S.K.Jain and Dalip Kumar  

A2/2

Sonapur Landslide: Massive Landslide at km141.740 on Road Section Jowai – Badrapur of NH-44 

P.H.K. Singh

A2/3

Slope Stability Study around Serchhip Hmarveng, District Serchhip, Mizoram

R.N. Ghosh,  

A2/4

Rainfall Induced Landslides of Konkan Coast – An Over view

R.Nagarajan 

A2/5

Extreme Rainfall Events  and their Consequences in Indian Himalayan Region: Needs an In-Depth Study  

Varun Joshi

 

A2/6

Geotechnical Considerations of Hill Slope Stability and Landslides

Nitin Som  

A2/7

Expertise, Infrastructure and Highlights of R&D Works at CRRI in the Area of Landslides

G K Vij, Jai Bhagwan and P K Nanda

 

A2/8

Retreat of Himalayan Glaciers: Some Examples from Garhwal Himalaya

H.C. Nainwal, Mahesh Chaudhary and B.D.S. Negi 

A2/9

Large Scale Mapping and Monitoring of Patalganga Landslide  

Kishor Kumar, P.S.Prasad, Sudhir Mathur and P.K. Nanda 

A2/10

Landslides Hazard Zonation Along National Highway (NH-1A) From ‘Mour’ To ‘Nashri Batote’ in Jammu and Kashmir, India 

Rajnish Ranjan

 

A2/11

Landslide Hazards Along NH-39 in Manipur, India 

Arun Kumar

A2/12

Role of Remote Sensing & Gis in Landslide Susceptibility Studies

S. Sarkar & D.P. Kanungo

A2/13

Landslide Hazard Zonation for Disaster Mitigation in Himalayas 

A.K.Pachauri

A2/14

Landslide Hazard Zonation of India using GIS Techniques 

S.Rajarathnam and G.P. Ganapathy

A2/15

Earthquake Induced  Landslide Management on Uri – Kaman Post Road in Kashmir Valley – Immediate Challenges 

S. S. Dasaka

A2/16

Importance of Earthquake Induced Landslides in Landslide Hazard Mapping

R.K. Bhandari

A2/17

Numerical Modelling of Earthquake Triggered Landslide in Jointed Rock Slope

D.K.Paul and Shilpa Pal 

A2/18

Methods for Evaluation and Mitigation of Earthquake-Induced Landslides

Deepankar Choudhury

A2/19

Formation and Breaching of Landslide Dams and Related Aspects: Documented Examples from the Himalaya

Vikram Gupta and M. P. Sah

 

A2/20

Early Warning Systems against Landslides 

R.K.Bhandari

A2/21

Landslides – It’s Time they are Prevented 

G.Venkatachalam and Mallika Sreedharan

A2/22

Synchronous Disaster Planning for Immediate Reopening of Snow Avalanche Ravaged Jammu –Srinagar Highway: Challenges

S. S. Dasaka

A2/23

Assessment and Mitigation of Landslides in the Himalayas 

A. K. Dhawan, R. Chitra and Manish Gupta

A2/24

Optimization of Soil Nails for Slope Stabilization Using Different Softwares  

V M Sharma 

A2/25

Nailed Soil Wall for Landslide Protection at Nainital  

Satyendra Mittal and Meenal Gosavi

A2/26

Framework of Comprehensive Guidelines for Siting of Human Settlements in Landslide Prone Hilly Terrains of India

Surya Parkash

  

A2/27

Techno-Legal and Techno-Financing Regime for Disaster Risk Mitigation  

V. Suresh

A2/28

Research Studies in Landslides — Re-Setting Priorities

R.K.Midha

Thematic Cluster B : Hydro Meteorological Disasters

Session B1: Climate Change

Chairperson: Ms. Preety Bhandari
Director (Policy Analysis Division), The Energy &  Resources Institute , New Delhi

B1/1

Climate Change and Natural Disasters: Impacts and Mitigations

Sudip Mitra

B1/2

Ignoring Local Ecology, Inviting Disaster Risk  

Rani Sahay

B1/3

Recent Trends in Climate and Impact of Climate Change on Food Security of North West India.

V. K. Sehgal,Surabhi Jain and P. K. Aggarwal

B1/4

Climate Change and Its Impact On Himalayan-Ganga Ecosystem: Past, Present and Future

R.B.Singh and Subodh Kumar 

B1/5

Mainstreaming Adaptation to climate change in Planning/projects

Kalipada Chatterjee

B1/6

Addressing vulnerability to climate variability and climate change – an integrated modelling system development

Satya Priya, Murthy Bachu and Annes Hassankunju

B1/7

Addressing Vulnerability to Climate Variability and Change through an Assessment of Adaptation Issues and Options          

Preety Bhandari, Suruchi Bhadwal, Nilanjan Ghosh, Kadambari Anantram, Souvik Bahttacharya, Sreeja Nair

B1/8 Environment and Climate Change Induced Disasters A.D. Kaushik

B1/9

Integrated Climate Risk Management

Kamal Kishore

Session B2: Flood

Chairperson: Mr. R. Jayaseelan
Chairman, Central Water Commission, New Delhi

B2/1

Real Time Flood Warning – An Experience 

K. N. Lal

B2/2

Community Participation in Flood Management

S. K. Sinha

B2/3

Flood Warning System of Irrigation and Waterways Department

Raj Kapoor Sharma

B2/4

Flooding Processes in Small Scale Drainage Basins 

Rafi Ahmad

B2/5

Kosi – A review of Flood Genesis and Attempts to Solve this Problem 

Awadhesh Kumar Jha and D. P. Mathuria

B2/6

Floods and Flash Floods in Himachal Pradesh: A Geographical Analysis  

D. D. Sharma

B2/7

A Real- Time Urban Rainfall Monitoring and Flood Warning and Disaster Management System for Mumbai, India  

Kapil Gupta

B2/8

Observational, Climatological and Forecasting aspects of the Unprecedented Rainstorm that caused 26th July Deluge in Mumbai in 2005

Rajendra Kumar Jenamani

B2/9

Flood Mitigation by Recharging Ground Water

S. K. Sinha and R. R. Prasad

B2/10

Role of Large Dams in Flood Moderation – Case Studies  

S. K. Sinha and Rishi Srivastava

B2/11

Structural Measures of Flood Management  with Special Reference to NE Region 

Dinesh Barman

B2/12

Flood Plain Zoning and Regulation  

Ramesh Panwar

B2/13 Community Approach to Flood Management Surya Prakash Rai

B2/14

Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in Flood Management  

R. K. Khanna, C. K. Agrawal and Praveen Kumar

B2/15

Flood Disaster Management and Mitigation with a Special Reference to upstream of Farakka Barrage  in Malda District in West Bengal

M. U. Ghani

B2/16

Modelling Flood Attenuation in the Natural Polders of Brahmaputra River 

Tapas Karmaker, Markus Fisher and Subashisa Dutta

B2/17

Rationalizing Flood Management  

Chetan Pandit

B2/18

Drinking Water Management in Disaster Scenario: Microbiological issues

Antaryami Singh, S. K. Jain and P. K. Khatri

B2/19

Flood Plain Zoning and Regulation

R. Rangachari

B2/20

Reforming Flood Management Sector 

Suresh Chandra

B2/21

Management of Human Settlements in Flood-Prone Urban Areas – A Case Study 

DVS Bhagavanulu and P. Jothimani

B2/22

Identification of Flood Affected Areas Need for a Scientific Approach 

G.S.Purba, B. Chakravorty and Mukesh Kumar Singh

B2/23

Flood Management in Bhagmati Basin

S.K.Agarwal, A.K.Kharya and Ritesh Khattar 

B2/24

Flood Forecasting in River Yamuna-A Mathematical Model Approach 

S.K.Agarwal, A.K.Kharya and P.K.Gupta

B2/25

Community Approach to Flood Management  

N.J.Verman

Session B3: Drought

Chairperson: Prof. V.S Vyas
Chairman, Institute of Development Studies Jaipur

B3/1

Assessment of Drought Indicators and Vulnerability 

R. Nagarajan

B3/2

Downscaling Disasters to Resource Sustainability – Case of Drought Mitigation Challenges 

Anil Gupta and Pallavi Tyagi

B3/3

Drought Mitigation Looms in Bundelkhand Region 

Anand Rai and Divya Sharma

B3/4

Drought Characterisation in Dry Farming Regions of Bihar State in Relation to Growth Phases of Rice and Wheat 

A. K. Srivastava, C.V.S. Sastri and P. Kumari

B3/5

Wetland Mechanisms and Values for Drought Mitigation – Scientific and Community Interventions 

Pallavi Tyagi and Anil Gupta

B3/6 Drought Monitoring and Its Management- Role of India Meteorological Department (IMD) J. Sarkar 
B3/7 Drought Prediction and Agro-Advisory in India - A Case Study J.V. Singh, K.K. Singh, R. Singh, A.K. Baxla, A. Kumar and L.S. Rathore

B3/8

Recurrent Droughts in Great Indian Desert and Possible Solutions

Kuldeep Singh and S.M. Mohnot

Session B4: Cyclone and Tsunami

Chairperson: Dr. U.C. Mohanty
Professor
Center for Atmospheric Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi

B4/1

Disaster Management and Vulnerability Reduction Plan in Respect of Cyclones for the Coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh

A.D.Rao

B4/2

Inter-annual Variation of Frequency of Cyclonic Disturbances Land Falling Over India

M. Mohapatra and S. K. Subramanian

B4/3

Multi-Hazard Early Warning System: Conceptual Review

Biswanath Dash

B4/4

Rebuilding Lives:Post Tsunami Recovery And Reconstruction In Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Neeraj Bharati and Mohmmed A. Abid

B4/5

Rehabilitation and Change in the Aftermath of Tsunami: A Return to Little Nicobar Island

Manish Chandi

B4/6

An Ecosystem Approach for Managing Environment, Health in the Tsunami Affected Slum: A Case of Anjukudisai, Chennai

V. Madhu Suresh and V. Gunaselvam

B4/7

Predicting Cyclone Tracks in the North Indian Ocean: An Artificial Neural Network Approach

 M. M. Ali , Sarika Jain and C. M. Kishtawal

B4/8

Numerical Simulation of the Intensification and Movement of Tropical Cyclones over Bay of Bengal: A Case Study

 D. V. Bhaskar Rao  and D. Hari Prasad

B4/9 Tsunami Travel Time Atlas For The Indian Ocean B. Prasad Kumar, Rajesh Kumar, S. K. Dube  and D.Sen
B4/10

Early Warning System Capabilities in India Meteorological Department

B. Lal, H.R.Hatwar and B. Mukhopadhyay

B4/11 Cyclone Monitoring, Forecasting and Warning system in India H.R.Hatwar, S.R.Kalsi and Y.V.Rama Rao
B4/12

Prediction of Trak and Intensity of Tropical Cyclones over the Bay of Bengal with Mesoscale Models

U.C. Mohanty, S. Pattanayak and M. Mandal

B4/13

Simulation of Tropical Cyclone Mala over Bay of Bengal with Mesoscale Model HWRF

Sujata Pattanayak, U.C. Mohanty, S. Gopal Krishnan† and N. Surgi
B4/14

Tsunami Travel Time Prediction using Neural Networks

Rahul Barman, B. Prasad, P. C. Pandey and S. K. Dubey

B4/15 Prediction Cyclone Tracks in the North Indian Ocean: In Artificial Neural Network Approach M. M. Ali and Sarika Jain and C. M. Kishtawa
B4/16

Impact of Sea Surface Temperature in Modulating Movement and Intensity of Tropical Cyclones

P. Sinha, U.C. Mohanty,M. Mandal and M.M. Ali

B4/17 Hydrological Aspects of Cyclonic Distrubaces Influencing Orissa M Mohapatra   and U C Mohanty
B4/18 Evaluation of the Quasi-Lagrangian Model for Cyclone Track Predication In Bay of Bengal And Arabian Sea Y.V. Rama Rao, H.R. Hatwar and S.R. Kalsi
B4/19 Permament Settlement in Tsunami Affected Andamman & Nicobar Islands J.B. Kshirsagar and Pawan Kumar

B4/20

Importance of Integrated Coastal Zone Management in India

S. Guleria ,E.V. Muley 

Thematic Cluster C: Human Induced Disasters

Session C1: Industrial and Chemical Disasters

Chairperson: Mr. K.C Gupta
Director General, National Safety Council of India , Navi Mumbai
 

C1/1

Status of Chemical Disaster Management

Indrani Chandrasekhran & Chhanda Chowdhury 

C1/2

Disaster Preparedness in Fertilizer Industry 

P M C Nair

C1/3

Mine Disasters in India: A Critical Look

Rahul Guha & Bhaskar Bhattarjee

C1/4

Emergency Medical Response to Road Transportation Chemical Hazards: Case Study

N V Vaidya, V G Vaidya & K Rakshe

C1/5

Safety Plan for Disaster Preparedness for Offshore platforms 

K V Ramanayya

C1/6

Disaster Preparedness in Oil Sector in India  

J B Verma

C1/7

Contribution of Mutual Aid Response Groups (MARG) to Disaster Preparedness – Maharashtra Experience 

Vijay Bukkawar

C1/8

Industrial Hazard Reduction through Risk Perception within Environmental & Economic Policy Instruments  

Anil K Gupta & Pallavee Tyagi

C1/9

Communication of Risk to Community 

Rakesh Dubey

C1/10

Incident Management and Command System for Response to Industrial Accidents

G S Saini

C1/11

Preventing Disasters Arising out of Tank Farms by Ensuring their Safety

R Siddharthan & K P Mohammed 

C1/12

Role of Process Safety Management in Disaster Control of Chemical Industries 

K P Mohammed & R K Elangovan

C1/13

Role of Safety Audit in Preventing Disasters in Chemical Industries 

V Sriram

C1/14

Safety & Emergency Issues in Transportation of Hydro-carbon and Compressed Gases 

Ajai Nigam

C1/15

Testing of Emergency Plans – What needs to be done in Indian Scenario 

R P Bhanushali

C1/16 The Bhopal Disaster and its Aftermath: A Review  V Rajkumar, Aftab Ahmad & G C Mohanta
C1/17

Disaster Prepardness in Chloro-Alkali Plant - Case Study

M.C. Mehta

C1/18

Elimination of Railway Accidents on Level Crossing

A. K. Manocha, Shiv Om Dwivedi

Session C2: Nuclear Disasters

Chairperson: Dr. M. P. Chacharkar
Director, Defence Research & Development Organisation, Jodhpur

C2/1

GIS based Hazard Prediction and Management Tools for Countering Nuclear Emergencies 

A R. Reddy

C2/2

Nuclear Emergency and Medical Management 

M.P. Chacharkar

C2/3

Response to Nuclear Disaster

GS Saini 

C2/4

Development of Novel Formulations for Radioactivity Decorporation 

Aseem Bhatnagar, Ajay K Singh and Gaurav Mittal           

C2/5

INMAS Initiative on Nuclear Disaster Medical Management Networking In Delhi Cluster Zone 

Aseem Bhatnagar, Ravi Shankar, Mitra Basu, G Sripathy, Vinod Kaushik and R P Tripathy 

C2/6

Management of Nuclear Accidents: Safety Aspects 

S.C. Jain

C2/7

Radiation Disaster: Ecological Perspective

H.C.Goel

C2/8

Simulation and Modelling of Chemical Disaster Scenarios 

Chitra Rajagopal

C2/9

Operational Management of Nuclear Emergency Mitigation 

DK Goyal and GK Jha

C2/10

Challenges in Combating Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Disasters 

G C Mohanta and Aftab Ahmad,

C2/11

Rapid Investigation of Suspicious Materials and Environmental Samples for the Presence of Anthrax Spores 

AK Goel, Shweta Bhadauria, D.V. Kamboj and Lokendra Singh

C2/12

Challenges and Technologies in Combating the NBC Disasters 

S Saravanan

C2/13

Establishment of a Model Radiation Injury Treatment Center (RITC) 

Rajnish Sharma

C2/14

Emergency Planning for Dirty Bomb Attack 

Sreejesh K

C2/15

NBC Protection: Efforts at BEL 

SE Sawant

C2/16

Dosimeter Glass Luminescence Origin & its Monitoring 

Arup Kumar Atta

C2/17

Bio Terrorism: Consequence Management 

T Venkata Rao

C2/18

Challenges & Technologies in Combating NBC Disasters

Manmohan Singh, S Ramakrishna 

C2/19

An Overview on NBC Protective Ensemble for the Aircrew

MS Subbulakshmi, TM Kotresh, R Indushekar & SN Vijayalakshmi 

C2/20

The Role of Protective Equipments in Combating the NBC Disasters 

GS Singh, TV Sreekumar, Anurag Srivastava

C2/21

Managing Chemical Disasters

SK Raza and K Sekhar 

C2/22

Liaison & Resource Management in Nuclear Defence Preparedness 

PK Bhatnagar, Dinesh Bohra, Lalit Panwar & P Narayan

C2/23

Gamma Irradiated Allografts: Role in the Nuclear Disaster Management 

Rita Singh and MP Chacharkar

C2/24

GIS Based NBC Disaster Management Software 

Rajesh Kumar and G.L. Baheti

C2/25

Integrated Control Panel for Nuclear Disasters

A.P. Mathur, Deepak Gopalani and G.L. Baheti 

C2/26

Microbes for Decontamination of Fission Products 

Rita Singh, Sumita Purohit, Pawan Kumar and M.P. Chacharkar 

C2/27

Testing and Calibration of Radiological Instruments  

P. Narayan, D. Bohra, S. G. Vaijapurkar, GL. Baheti and P K Bhatnagar

C2/28

Gamma Radiation Monitoring Through Tissue Equivalent Organic Semiconductor Based Thin Film Devices 

M.S. Roy, Anil Gautam, Manish Kumar, Narottam Prasad and Y.S.Deol

C2/29

Nuclear Emergency Preparedness: Strategy and Challenges

G L Baheti, D K Tripathi and Nisheet Saxena 

C2/30

Training and Simulation Needs for Management of Nuclear Disaster / Radiological Emergencies

G.L. Baheti, D.K. Tripathi, Deepak Gopalani, N Saxena and Chander Mohan 

C2/31

An Approach to Mitigate Effects of EMP

A.S. Rathore and P. K. Bhatnagar 

C2/32

Radiation Detection, Measurement and Control Unit for Nuclear Disasters

AK Yadav, AS Rathore, M Prasad, C Singh, M Lal, V.K. Chouhan and A Vyas 

C2/33

Surveillance Methodologies for Responding Nuclear Threat

Deepak Gopalani, A S Jodha, S S Bhati and G L Baheti 

C2/34

Environment Radioactivity Monitoring Using Mobile Nuclear Field Laboratory 

S. S. Barala, D. Gopalani, S.S. Bhati and G.L. Baheti

C2/35

Nuclear Radiation Shielding Efficacy Evaluation in Context of Radiological Protection

M K Das, D Gopalani, A S Jodha and G.L.Baheti

C2/36

Superheated Emulsion Detectors in Nuclear Emergency 

S.G. Vaijapurkar, K.R. Senwar, J.P. Meena and A. Parihar

C2/37

Protection of Agricultural and Farm Products from Nuclear Fall-Out

Antaryami Singh and MP Chacharkar 

C/38

Solvent free Resin Systems for Adhesives and Composites in the light of Environmental Disaster Management issues: A Green Technology approach 

G.S. Mukherjee

C2/39

Process Approach to Manage Nuclear Disaster 

R.K. Misra

C2/40

Water Purification challenges in Industrial & Natural Disasters

Khatri P.K., Patidar Deepesh, Bairwa S.P., Meena T.R. 

C2/41

Recent Trends in Radio Decontamination – An Overview

Rajeev Goel, Vinod Kumar, Vinod Ambardar, A. Bhatnagar and R.P. Tripathi 

C2/42

Challenges and Technologies in Combating the NBC Disasters 

 J K Bansal

Thematic Cluster D: Development, Governance and Cross Cutting Issues 

Session D1: Disaster, Development and Governance

Chairperson: Dr. P. L. Sanjeeva Reddy
Director
, Indian Institute of Public Administration,  New Delhi
 

D1/1

Disaster, Development and Good Governance: Institutionalization Strategies and E-Tools of Good Governance for Effective Management of Disasters

P.K.Mohanty and M.Bhaskar Rao

D1/2

Relief Vs Development Approach – Visible Vs Invisible Approach 

Santosh Kumar

D1/3

Public Control on Governance Functions : A Tool for making Disaster Management Efficient and Effective  

Sachin Warghade

D1/4

Disaster, Development and Governance 

R.G. Shukla

D1/5

Inclusion of Disability in Disaster Management and Response  

Ashok Hans

D1/6

Disaster Management Laws in India – A critique  

Priya Sharma

D1/7

Planning Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction  

Sarbjit Singh Sahota

D1/8

Organisational  Level Disaster Preparedness (OLDP) in Gujrat  

M. K. Agarwal

D1/9

Safety of Humanitarian Aid Workers 

ADEPT

D1/10

Disaster Reduction and Local Self Government: The West Bengal Experience 

Jerome D’Souza and Colin Fernandes

D1/11

Public Private Partnership in Disaster Risk Reduction 

Swati Mitra

D1/12

Consequent Management Strategies for the Mountain Regions 

 Prakash Tiwari

D1/13 Perspective of Disaster Reporting Rashi Mishra
D1/14

Linking Development With Disaster Reduction - A Case of Surat Floods 2006

Vinod K. Sharma

D1/15

Program for Enhancement of Emergency Response (Peer) - An Initiative of USAID in Six Asian Countries

Vinod K. Sharma

 

D1/16 Use of Operation Research Techniques in Disaster Management  Hamenrda Dangi
D1/18 Disaster Management : A Social Process Perspective Sunil Chauhan
D1/19 Handling the Tsunami Dead Kailash Gupta
D1/20 Tsunami in Andaman and Nicobar Islands - Relief and Rehalibilitation: Some Issues and Concerns Sunita Reddy
D1/21

Humanitarian Futures Programme Planning from the Futrure

E. Dessau

Session D2: Community Based Disaster Management

Chairperson: Dr. S. Parasuraman
Director, Tata Institute of Social Sciences , Mumbai
 

D2/1

Social Transformation Model – The Concept and Its Application in Tsunami Affected Villages  

U Gauthamadas

D2/2

Integrating Technological Interventions and Community Centric Approach for Disaster Risk Reduction 

Sanjay Srivastava

D2/3

Community Safety Plan for Managing Disasters 

Ranabir Dey

D2/4

Community Based Disaster Management: Experience of SEEDS 

Shivangi Chavda

D2/5

A Methodology for Community Based Disaster Risk Management

Surya Prakash

D2/6

Community-Household Processes in Tsunami Rehabilitation

 

Jamshedji Tata Centre for Disaster Management 

D2/7

Community Based Disaster Management: Principles and Practices

Rajesh Kumar Kaushik 

D2/8

Institutionalizing CBDRM – Role of Youth Led Organizations

Chaitali Dave

D2/9

Community Involvement in Flood Response And Rehabilitation

Sonia Garcha 

D2/10

Communities Lead in Cost Effective Preparedness and Recovery              

Gurudutt Prasad Meda

D2/11 Involving Communities in Disaster Task Force G. Ahila 
D2/12

Supporting Loacal Capacitits: Making An Impact In Community Based Disaster Mitigation

All India Disaster Mitigation Institute

D2/13

Strengthening Community Initiatives Through Gram Panchayats For Rehabilitation In Tsunami Affected Areas in Nagapattinam District In Tamil Nadu

G.Palanithurai

 

Session D3: Disaster Risk Financing and Micro-Finance

Chairperson: Mr. Vepa Kamesam
Managing Director, Indian Institute of Risk Management, Hyderabad 

D3/1

Role of Micro finance Institutions in the Wake of Natural Disasters

A. K. Sabat,  A. K. Sabat

D3/2

Risk Factor in Micro-Financing

Prabhakar 

D3/3

Efficient Financial Planning And Resources Utilization For Disaster Management

Purnendu Tripathi and Siran Mukerji 

D3/4

Disaster Risk Financing, Risk Transfer, Insurance & Micro finance 

C. Joslin Thambi

D3/5

Disaster Risk Financing, Risk Transfer, Insurance & Micro finance

 Ajit Kumar Maity 

D3/6

Disaster Risk Micro Financing: Precautionary measures for development and financing agencies

 Prados Kumar Pati

D3/7

Disaster Risk Financing risk transfer, insurance & micro finance 

Annie Raja

D3/8

Micro finance based Disaster Mitigation: A study in Earthquake hit Kutch district of Gujarat

H. S. Shylendra, K. Bhirdikar and S. Guha 

D3/9

 

Disaster and Poverty: Rethinking Mitigation

Nivedita Abraham, Namrata Vasudeo 

D3/10

Disaster Finance and Risk Reduction Private Sector Participation – A realistic Assessment  

N. Ramachandran

D3/11

Disaster Risk Management – A Few Thoughts

Vepa Kamesam 

D3/12

Integrated Social Protection (ISP) for Livelihood Security for Informal Sector Workers 

Reema Nanavaty

D3/13

Disaster and Insurance Claim Policy 

P. Rajendran

D3/14

 

Community Based Risk Transfer: a Case Study of Afat Vimo 

Mihir R. Bhatt 

D3/15

Reducing Risks in a Disaster Situation – Micro-finance and Social Security Initiatives with the Elderly 

Shahsi S. Narayanan

D3/16

Disaster Risk Financing, risk Transfer, Insurance and Micro Finance 

Rajeev Kumar

D3/17

Disaster Risk Financing, Risk Transfer, Insurance & Micro Finance

P. C. James

Session D4: Gender & Other Social Issues

Chairperson: Ms. Prema Gopalan
President, Swayam Shikshan Prayog, Mumbai 

D4/1

Sustainable Relief And Reconstruction and Involvement Of Grassroots Women and Governance 

Prema Gopalan

D4/2

Disaster Relief Services in India: Equitability and Effectiveness Across Gender  

Ajinder Walia

D4/3

Inclusion of Disability and Gender in Disaster Management and Response           

Asha Hans

D4/4

Overcoming Trauma: Women Rebuild Lives and Communities 

K.C. Malick 

D4/5

Rebuilding Opportunities and Promoting Gender Equality: Strengthening Social Capital 

Bharti Patel

D4/6

Women-Led Sustainable Recovery and Reconstruction  

Suranjana Gupta

D4/7

Gender Intervention in Disaster Management

Milind Bokil and Neelam Gorhe 

D4/8

Women as Disaster Managers: A Gender Sensitive Approach To Risk Reduction of Communities in Uttarkashi District of Uttaranchal 

Nisheeth Kumar

D4/9

Women as Disaster Preparedness Managers 

S. Kavitha and Chandrima Biswas 

D4/10

Reduction of Vulnerability of Indian Women: A Key Mitigation Process 

Maitreyee Chakrabarty

D4/11

Towards Disaster Resilience

Kumar Shailabh 

D4/12

Women’s Role in long term sustainability

 

S.Kichenamurthy

D4/13

Impact of Disaster on Social Issues in Migration in North Bihar 

Rajiv Kumar Jha and Anand Vijeta

D4/15

Disaster that Highlighted Hidden Social Disaster 

J.P. Saulina Arnold

D4/16 The Question of Gender in Flood Management – A Case Study of an Urban Slum in a Small City in Eastern India   J. Mishra

Session D5: Role of Armed and Para-Military Forces


Chairperson
: Lt. Gen CB Vijan
DCIDS (Ops), HQ Integrated Defense Staff,
New Delhi

D5/1

Police as First Responder:  Experiences Extracted from Tsunami in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands 

V K Porwal

D5/2

Envisaged Role of IAF in Disaster Management  

Wg Cdr R. K. Singh

D5/3 Disaster Response and Role of Armed Forces  M. Bhaskar Rao
D5/4

International Humanitarian Assistance By The Military

RS Ahluwalia
D5/5 Disaster Response And Role of Armed Forces, Para-Military And Other Specialized Forces Arun Sahdeo
D5/6 Capability of  the Navy to Respond to Disasters R. Avinash
D5/7 Training for Disaster Relief Operations- Military and Civilians Navin Shukla
D5/8 Search Rescue and Disaster Relief During Floods in 2005-06 D.S. Sidhu
D5/9 Indian Navy as an Instrument of State for Disaster Management Inderjit Singh
D5/10 Disaster Management - Role of  the Army in the Changing Milieu Raj Shukla

D5/11

Air Force Capability to respond to Disasters and Measures to Improve the response

S. Jakhade

Session D6: Role of NGOs & Civil Society

Chairperson: Mr. Mihir Bhatt
Director, All India Disaster Mitigation Institute, Ahmedabad 

D6/1

Disaster Reduction and the Role of NGOs

M.P.Sajnani 

D6/2

The Role of NGOs in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Humanitarian Action in Disaster Management

R.J.Jadav

D6/3

Role of NGOs in Disaster Management and Sustainable Development 

A. Thanvi, U.Bandhu and A. Chaturvedi 

D6/4

Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Disaster Management

R Vi Mukherjee, K. L. Mirchandani 

D6/5

Civil Society and Disaster Management Practices in Orissa 

 

D6/6

Making NGO’s Coordination in Reality 

Anuj Tiwari

D6/7

NGOs – A Major Stakeholder in Reducing Disasters in Himalayan Region

Arvind Kumar Sinha

D6/8

Role NGOs Played in Kashmir Earthquake – Lessons learnt 

G.A.Dar

D6/9

NGOs and Coastal Area Disaster Mitigation 

G.P.Meda

D6/10

Role of NGOs in Knowledge and Technological Empowerment in Rural Areas 

P.C.Kesavan and M.S.Swaminathan

D6/11

Role of NGOs and Disaster Risk Reduction – A Perspective of Human Trust 

Shylet Moni

D6/12

Widening Gap between Demand And Supply of Public Goods in Emergencies: Role Of NGOs in Protecting Rights of Vulnerable Citizens 

Khurshid Alam

D6/13 Disaster Preparedness – Experience of Chaitanya Jyothi Welfare Society   Srinivas Rao
D6/14 Civil Society Participation in Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness: Need for Capacity Building C. Bandyopadhyay

D6/15

Recent Floods in Thar & NGO Efforts

S.M. Mohnot, J. Shrama and K. Singh

Thematic Cluster  E: Health Related Issues

Session E1: Disaster Health Management

Chairperson: Dr. N. K. Ganguly
Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi 

E1/1

Disaster health management 

R Manivelan

E1/2

New Delhi’ s coping capacity in the eventuality of a major earthquake: a SWOT analysis of the status of emergency health care services 

S Satapathy

E1/3

Drinking water management in disaster scenario: microbiological issues

Antaryami Singh, S. K. Jain and P. K. Khatri 

E1/4

Telemedicine: a tool for disaster management

 V.K. Singh 

E1/5

Delhi serial bomb blasts: a hospital’s response to a MCI 

Anand R T, S. Sathpathy, J.P.Prasad

E1/6

Altered Standards of Care in Mass Casualty Events, HAZMAT, CBRN , UK

Ashwini Vanarse

E1/7 The factors influencing emergency response for major incidences Arnol Joshi
E1/8 Disaster Health Management  R. Manivelan
E1/9 Post -Disaster Health Scenario: Problems And Experiences A. Mitra, T. Mandal, J. Murmu
E1/10 Public Health Approaches Towards Health Care Management in Disaster Affected Populations P. K. Dash

E1/11

Disaster Management : GTB Hospital Experinece

L. Shrama

Session E2: Disaster Psycho-Social Care Management

Chairperson: Prof. K. Sekar
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bangalore 

E2/1

Psychosocial care survivors of disasters Past, present and future

K. Sekar 

E2/2

Psychosocial support through trained community level workers in tsunami affected populations.

Cherian Varghese 

E2/3

Psycho social care training for persons working with tsunami survivors in Tamil Nadu

D. Nagaraja, R. Parthasarathy, R. Dhanasekara Pandian 

E2/4

Psychosocial care for survivors of tsunami NIMHANS care India initiatives

Arvind Raj, Grace Henry and Sekar Kasi

E2/5

Andhra Pradesh tsunami psychosocial response program

Pavitra, R, Nagaraju C, Rajashekhar, Yashasvini, Sekar, K

E2/6

Psychosocial care experiences & experiments from Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Ghandi Doss. L.S and Chris Thiagarajan

E2/7

Integrated psychosocial care programme for tsunami affected community in Alappad panchayat in Kollam  

G. Placid 

 E2/8

Psychosocial care capacity building programme for GOs and NGOs of Kashmir earthquake survivors

Vivyn Mathew, Sheikh Yasir Arafat, Subhasis Bhadra, Sekar Kasi

E2/9

Implementing the Indian Red Cross society/American Red Cross psychosocial support program in India

Dr. Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz and Ms. Anjana Dayal 

E2/10

Contours of psychosocial care in Disaster relief programs 

C. Balaji Singh 

E2/11

Post tsunami health care in rural areas 

 

Natteri V. Chandran, Benita Marian, G. Selvam, Paramasivan and A. Chandra 

E2/12

Effectiveness of a psycho-physiological trauma treatment/education/self-help strategy among tsunami survivors in Tamil Nadu

Raja Selvam, and Beth Nielsen

E2/13

Trauma counseling training and its application 

 U. Gauthamadas 

E2/14

Sri Lankan refugees in India 

Paul Newman 

E2/15

Mental health vulnerabilities in Sri Lankan refugees: Need for psychosocial interventions  

Imran Khan and Sekar Kasi

E2/16

Psychosocial issues, concerns & support for children and adolescents in disaster situations

 

Cherian Varghese, Jitendra Nagpal, Divya S. Prasad, Swati Y. Bhave, & Sheema Sen Gupta 

E2/17

Psychosocial care in tsunami disaster management - NGO experiences

Ramappa, Kavitha Manoj, Arulselvi, Malarmathi, T Prabu Guruprasad, Sr. Lilly, K Sekar 

E2/18

Psychosocial care for children affected by tsunami through peer Jeevans

Lucas Babu 

E2/19

Psychosocial care by teachers for school children affected by tsunami 

Sekar Kasi, Susan Becker, Krishnaveni, and Deepta Desikan.

E2/20

Emerging need of community based disaster psychosocial care: experience of Kumbakonam school fire tragedy

Sujata Satapathy 

E2/21

Impact of disaster and life events among survivors 

Subhasis Bhadra and Sekar Kasi

E2/22

Traditional methods of mass catharsis and its utilisation in disaster management.

C.Nambi 

E2/23

Disaster mental health to District mental health programme 

C. Ramasubramaniam

E2/24

Net-working and information sharing on psychosocial care

 

Preethi Krishnan, Shalini,G, Vinodhini KB, Topaz, K, Arul Roncalli, and Sekar K

E2/25

Stress management for community level workers in disaster rehabilitation services.

Jayakumar C and Sekar Kasi

E2/26

Where there is no psychiatrist: Community based volunteerism in providing psycho-social care

R. Parthesarathy 

E2/27

Intermediate disaster and Gujarat experiences

 Dhanesh K. Gupta 

 

E2/28

Tsunami experience in Tamil Nadu 

JahanaraM. Jendragad

E2/29

Evolving trends in disaster mental health research in India, and integration with service delivery

 Nimesh G. Desai 

Thematic Session F: Role of ICT in Disaster Management

Session F: Role of ICT in Disaster Management

Chairperson: Prof. K K Aggarwal, 
Vice Chancellor
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University,Delhi

F/1

Role of GARUDA Grid Towards Building Up Nationwide ‘Integrated Disaster Management System’

R. Manavalan, Mr. N. Mohanram and S. Ramakrishnan

F/2

LiDAR DEM Applications in India

K. Kalyanaraman, V. Raghu Venkataraman, ASRKV Murali Mohan, PVSSN Gopala Krishna, CVKVP Jagannadha Rao, B. Sadasiva Rao, G Anil Kumar and NMS Reddy.

F/3

Application of ICT in Disaster Management – An Overview

A. K. Sahat, A. K. Sabat and  A. K. Sabat

F/4

GIS Technology for Disaster and Emergency Management

Seema Jundale  and Shashank Joshi

F/5

Strengthening Communication during Disaster using Amateur Wireless Operators

S. K. De

F/6

The Natural Hazards Locator System – Database Mapping Solutions for Hazards Records in Jamaica

Parris Lyew Ayee, Suzanne Stanley, Varun Baker and Rafi Ahmad

F/7

Channel Change of the Brahmaputra River during 1990-2004 based on Multi Data Satellite Data

S. D. Naik and G. P. Singh

F/8

Technology, Communications, Early Warning: Building “Alive” Systems

Vijaya Pratap Singh Aditya and Rohit Magotra

F/9

Disaster Management Support (DMS): in Pursuit of Enhancing National Response Mechanisms to the Natural Disasters

V.S.Hegde

F/10

Vulnerability Analysis based on Systematic Disaster Databases

Sreeja Nair

F/11

Space Technology for Decision Support in Natural Disaster Management – Decision Support Centre Initiatives 

V. Bhanumurthy, G. Behara and B. Simhadri Rao

F/12

National Emergency Communication Network

Pramod Sarpotdar

F/13

Development of a GIS Based Flood Hazard Model to Prevent Disasters

Murthy Bachu and Edida Rajesh

F/14

Remote Sensing and GIS Approach for Flood Management

T. Kiran Kumar, P. Satyanarayana, G. Srinivasa Rao and V. Bhanu Murthy

F/15 Disaster Management – A GIS Approach G.S. Chandela
Ms. Bindu Manghat
F/16 GIS Centric Emergency Operations Center for Disaster Management A. Roy and R. M. Tamhane

 

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