Assam Chief Minister Inaugurates Centre For Disaster Management And Research, IIT Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated this Centre to help the North-Eastern States manage natural disasters at IIT Guwahati.

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Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam, virtually addressing the 7th Edition of ICRAGEE International Conference hosted by IIT Guwahati
The 7th Edition of ICRAGEE International Conference, which was hosted virtually by IIT Guwahati last week

The new facility was inaugurated recently in the presence of Prof. RK Bhandari, Former Director, Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Prof. T.G. Sitharam, Director, IIT Guwahati, IITG Faculty, researchers and many National and International experts from around the world.

Prof. Sitharam Director, IIT Guwahati, requested the CDMR and Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASMDA) to collaborate closely for the development of Assam and build networks with various institutions present in North-Eastern Region (NER) to address the issues of disaster risk reduction as this needs a joint effort.

Internationally-acclaimed experts from FAO Dhaka, JAC Trust, UK; Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan; National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), New Delhi; Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), Guwahati delivered invited lectures in this event. More than 400 participants registered for this webinar.    

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