The Disaster Management Cell (DMC) in the Meghalaya Administrative Training Institute (MATI), Shillong, was set up with the induction of two (2) faculty Members in July 2006 and since then, the Institute has conducted a number of Training Programmes on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) covering various Hazards and different Stakeholders.
The Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Programme started with the training for School Teachers to help them prepare the School Safety Plan. The Formats standardised by the Revenue & Disaster Management Department, Government of Meghalaya, were used for the training & Smti R.V.Suchiang, IAS, the then Director, MATI herself spearheaded the efforts during the initial Training Programmes. The first program was attended by 78 Teachers/Principals. Based on the feedback received and the inputs gained, the scope of trainings on Disaster Management was widened to cater to different areas of Disaster Management by involving various stakeholders under different themes.
For the conduct of trainings, the Cell has collaborated with National & State Institutes of the country such as the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), New Delhi, Central Training Institute (CTI) of the Department of Civil Defence & Home Guards, Shillong, the North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Jowai Polytechnic, the State Disaster Management Authority, the District Disaster Management Authority, the State Resource Centre for Women (SRC) of the Department of Social Welfare, Meghalaya, the Public Works Department (PWD) , the Health Department, the Urban Affairs Department, the Geological Survey of India, the Disaster Management Cell of the Lady Keane College, Shillong, St Mary’s College, Shillong, the College of Teacher Education, Shillong etc. for aid in training as well as for the Resource persons including retired Government officials, who from time to time have been helping us in imparting training on various aspects of Disaster Management.
Building a safe, secure and disaster-resilient state with an effective, efficient and coordinated approach to Disaster Risk Management.
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|1.||Disaster Management Act, 2005||click here|
|3.||DM & Disability|
|5.||National DM Guidelines|
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