Disaster management workshop to assess training needs

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Shimla: State council for science technology and environment in association with revenue department, starting 25th April, is holding a two day workshop on disaster management for assessing training needs of various stakeholders.

About 50 participants from various departments are expected to participate in the deliberations, said a government spokesman.

Participants would be made aware of disasters like earthquakes, landslides and floods, and awareness would be created about various strategies for mitigating pre and post disaster handling issues.

Amir Ali Khan from National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi would interact with the participants, Nagin Nanda, member secretary of the science council disclosed.

The workshop would help in drawing up broader framework about the training needs of various departments and help to strengthen the roadmaps for disaster management in the state, he added.

Editor-Reporter with Hill Post, Ravinder Makhaik as a journalist has for over two decades worked for India’s leading newspapers and television networks.

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