The Annual Conference of Relief Commissioners and Secretaries of the Department of Disaster Management of States/UTs will be held on May 18, 2016 in New Delhi. The Conference will be inaugurated by Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, Union Home Secretary.
The Annual Conference will review the status of preparedness for South West Monsoon, 2016 and discuss other Disaster Management related issues.
Representatives of concerned Central Ministries/Organizations rendering Emergency Support Functions, scientific organizations associated with forecasting officers of the Armed Forces and Central Armed Police Forces will participate in he Conference.
The Ministry of Home Affairs, India Metrological Department, Indian Space Research Organization, Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE), Central Water Commission, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Defence and National Disaster Response Force will make presentations sharing their efforts towards preparedness of dealing with disaster situations.