Kerala State Disaster Management Authority


Inviting Expression of Interest for indigenisation of “Science and Technology for Disaster
Risk Reduction”
Last date for submitting EoI: 30 September 2012, 17:00 hrs
Last date for submitting EoIs: 30 September 2012, 17:00 hrs


Kerala, the 'Gods own country' as it is popularly known is a verdant land blessed with forests, rivers, backwaters and many other natural resources. Kerala is located between north latitudes 8 degree 18' and 12 degree 48' and east longitudes 74 degree 52' and 72 degree 22', the state has a coast of length 580 km. The state of Kerala consists of 14 districts, 63 taluks,  21 revenue divisions, 152 rural blocks, 999 panchayaths and 1452 villages.

The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority was formed as stipulated in the National Disaster Management Authority Act of 2005 with the Chief Minister as Chairman and the Revenue Minister as Vice-Chairman. It has a State Executive Committee. Formulation of a state policy, identification of disaster -prone areas and planning of disaster management programmes incorporating the services of various departments comes under the purview of the State Executive Committee. District Disaster Management Authority was constituted with the District Collector as Chairman in each district.



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