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National Disaster Management Authority observed its 8th Formation day

India Current Affairs September 2012. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on 28 September 2012 observed its 8th Formation day at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi and reaffirmed its commitment towards making Disasters in India resilient

Oct 3, 2012 15:49 IST

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on 28 September 2012 observed its 8th Formation day at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi and reaffirmed its commitment towards making Disasters in India resilient.

During the ceremony, the vice-chairman of NDMC M. Shashidhar Reddy threw light on some of the contributions made by the authority in all these years and the management system developed by them to control the situation of disaster. The Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour on this occasion were the Union Minister of Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Pawan Kumar Bansal and Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs Mullapally Ramachandran respectively.

NDMA was constituted on 30 May 2005 with its notification done on 27 September 2006 by the Prime Minister of India as its Chairperson. The organization is responsible to ensure the prevention measures along with preparedness, mitigation, generation of awareness, recovery and rehabilitation along with fine recommendations related to fund allocation at times of all types of manmade and natural disaster across the nation.