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National Disaster Management Authority inaugurated 13th Formation Day

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 13th Formation Day of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).


  • The theme of this year's Formation Day is School Safety.
  • Schools' safety is important for effective learning and teaching. 
  • Thousands of children around the world have been badly affected simply because their schools were not safe. 
  • It is, therefore, imperative that a safe environment for our children is created, starting from their homes to their schools and back.
  • Measures to increase awareness and ensure better implementation of the School Safety guidelines were discussed at the event.

What is NDMA?

  • It is an agency of the Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Its primary purpose is to coordinate response to natural or man-made disasters and for capacity-building in disaster resiliency and crisis response.
  • The Prime Minister is the ex-officio chairperson of it. 
Divisions of NDMA's  Operations 
  • Policy & Planning
  • Mitigation
  • Operations & Communications
  • Administration
  • Capacity Building
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