A three days Training Programme on Disaster Management was organized at Tehri (January 10-12, 2012) in co-ordination with DMMC, Delhi & IIPA, New Delhi for a group of total 24 Executives comprising of Sr.Manager, Manager, Dy.Manager, Sr.Engnieer from Koteshwar, Tehri, Pipalkoti, Rishikesh.
The objective of the programme was to create awareness, & preparedness among our executives with regard to Disaster Management System & Disaster Management plan, recent advances in disaster management in country, to bring awareness about natural Disaster vulnerability by of Uttarakhand state & Tehri region. The programme was inaugurated by Shri S.R. Mishra, AGM(Planning, Monitoring, Safety & QC, PH), Tehri.
Prof.(Dr.)V.K. Sharma, Faculty from IIPA spoke on preparedness & mitigation in case of natural calamites/ disaster, cause of climate changes taken place in recent past & its effect on environment. Cyclone, Forest fire & Man-made Disaster etc & case studies were discussed on recent advances in Disaster Management.
Dr. Piyush Rautella, Executive Director, DMMC, Dehradun spoke on Natural calamities- Disaster like earth quake, landslides in Uttarakhand, i.e. disaster vulnerability of Uttarakhand, Lack of proper urban plans in Hilly region etc - involvement of state government & local administration in mitigation of Disaster Management & Disaster plan of Tehri in short.
Overall, the programme was well appreciated by the participants.