Prime Minister Releases National Disaster Management Plan

The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi releasing the National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP), - 1st ever national plan prepared in the country, in New Delhi on June 01, 2016. The Union Home Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh, the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Mr. Kiren Rijiju and the senior officers of the Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Home Affairs and National Disaster Management Authority are also seen.
The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi releasing the National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP), – 1st ever national plan prepared in the country, in New Delhi on June 01, 2016. The Union Home Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh, the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Mr. Kiren Rijiju and the senior officers of the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Home Affairs and National Disaster Management Authority are also seen.

The Plan Aims To Make India Disaster Resilient And Reduce Loss Of Lives

New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi released the National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) on June 1. This is the first ever national plan prepared in the country.

It aims to make India disaster resilient and significantly reduce the loss of lives and assets. The plan is based on the four priority themes of the “Sendai Framework,” namely: understanding disaster risk, improving disaster risk governance, investing in disaster risk reduction (through structural and non-structural measures) and disaster preparedness, early warning and building back better in the aftermath of a disaster.

(Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN/IAIJ)

D P Sathya Prakash

Senior Reporter

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