The theme of this year’s Formation Day is Cascading effects of disaster events in the Himalayan region.
Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Dr. P. K. Mishra will deliver the valedictory address. The Ministers of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai, Ajay Kumar Mishra and Nisith Pramanik and Union Home Secretary will also be present.
The technical session will see prominent experts holding discussions on Cascading Effects of Disaster Events in the Himalayan region in the country, including landslides, cloudbursts, earthquakes and Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs).
NDMA is mandated to lay down policies, plans and guidelines for Disaster Management. India envisions the development of an ethos of Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness and Response.