|India-UK workshop on Science for Disaster and Emergency Risk Management|
India-UK workshop on Science for Disaster and Emergency Risk Management
A two days India-UK workshop on Science for Disaster and Emergency Risk Management was inaugurated in Delhi by Dr. P. K. Mishra, Additional personal secretary (PS) to the PM Modi.
The key objective of the workshop is to share the Indian and UK advice mechanisms and practices for using science and technology in the management of emergencies and disasters.
The selected risk areas of interest to both countries including case studies covering Science for Disaster management, Risk assessment for resilience, Science for epidemic preparedness, Science for extreme weather events, Geophysical hazards including earthquakes and landslides and Civil nuclear safety including modelling of radio logical release will be covered in the two-day dialogue.
The event is organised by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser, GoI along with the National Disaster Management Authority in partnership with the UK Governments Office of Science.