Annual Training Conference (ATC) on 07-03-17
NIDM conducted the Annual Training Conference (ATC) on March 7, 2017 at its campus to discuss training strategy for disaster management for 2017-18. 48 representatives from central ministries, state governments, state disaster management authorities and national and state level institutions are participating in this conference. The expected outcome of this conference will be to identify the needs of different states and agencies in the field of disaster management and role of NIDM in facilitating to address the needs. This will also evolve in preparation of activity calendar of collaborative activities of NIDM with different agencies in order to take the agenda of mainstreaming DRR into various sectors forward.
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South Asian Speakers' Summit on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, 18 to 20 February 2017
Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan inaugurated the South Asian Speakers' Summit on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on 18 February 2017. The Parliament of India and Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) jointly organized the meeting of the South Asian Speakers' Summit on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Presiding officers of Parliament from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka attended the Summit. The Summit discussed the following subjects relevant to South Asia region during the two-day deliberations: (i) Identifying Resources for SDGs Implementation in South Asia: Opportunities for Parliamentary Cooperation; (ii) Gender Equality as a critical factor for Sustainable Development; (iii) Dealing Effectively with the Challenge of Climate Change and Natural Disasters: Opportunities for Regional Parliamentary Cooperation.
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Foundation stone of NIDM campus laid at Sector-29, Rohini, Delhi on 17-02-2017
Shri Kiren Rijiju, Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India laid the foundation stone of NIDM campus at Sector-29, Rohini, Delhi on 17-02-2017. The occasion was graced by Shri R.K. Jain, Member NDMA; Shri B.B. Mallick, Additional Secretary (DM), MHA; Shri Sanjeev K. Jindal, JS (DM), MHA; Ms. Mamta Kundra, Project Director, NCRMP, NDMA; Mr Sandeep Mittal, Director, LNJN National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, Delhi. Officials from MHA, NDMA, faculty and staff of NIDM were also present on this occasion. Prof. Santosh Kumar, Executive Director, NIDM welcomed the guests and also proposed vote of thanks to this occasion.