PM Modi releases National Disaster Management Plan
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, released the National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) which is said to be the first ever National plan prepared in the country.
The plan covers all phases of disaster management: including prevention, mitigation, response and recovery during the hazards. It provides for horizontal and vertical integration among all the agencies and departments of the Government and spells out the roles and responsibilities of all levels of Government right up to Panchayat and Urban Local Body level in a matrix format.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to twitter to share the news:
A regional approach has been adopted in the NDMP, which helps in disaster management & in development planning. https://t.co/EeSazmMCTk— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 1, 2016