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Groups and Subgroups

First Core Group meeting was held on 26.06.06, where a discussion paper titled “Flood Management Strategies, Guidelines & Action Plan” was studied to formulate the action plan. Second Core Group Meeting took place on 25.08.06. Minutes of the first Core Group meeting held on 29.06.06 was circulated along with the invitation letter to the members of the Group.

Members of the Core Group on Floods:

  • Gen. N. C. Vij, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM (Retd.), Vice Chairman, NDMA-Chairman of Core Group on Floods, NDMA, Centaur Hotel, Near IGI Airport, New Delhi-110037
  • Dr. Mohan Kanda, Member, NDMA, Room No. 3070, Centaur Hotel, Near IGI Airport, New Delhi-110037
  • Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Water Resources, Shramshakti Bhavan, New Delhi.
  • The Chairman, Central Water Commission, Sewa Bhawan, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066
  • Chairman, Brahmputra Board, Guwahati.
  • Chairman, Ganga Flood Control Commission, Patna.
  • Director, National Institute of Hydrology.
  • Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi.
  • Director General, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Mausam Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
  • Director, National Remote Sensing Agency, Department of Space, Government of India, Balanagar, Hyderabad-500037.
  • Dr. S. Mohan, Prof. & Head, Department of Civil Engrr., IIT, Chennai-600036.
  • Prof. U. C. Mohanti, Centre of Atmospheric Sciences,, IIT Delhi
  • Sh. Ashim Khurana, Joint Secretary, DM-I, Ministry of Home Affairs, North Block, New Delhi
  • Dr. Nayan Sharma, Professor, WRD & Management, IIT Roorkee, U.P.
  • Secretary/Commissioner (Disaster Management/Relief), Government of Assam.
  • Secretary/Commissioner (Disaster Management/Relief), Government of Bihar
  • Secretary/Commissioner (Disaster Management/Relief), Government of West Bengal.
  • Secretary/Commissioner (Disaster Management/Relief), Government of Orissa.
  • Secretary/Commissioner (Disaster Management/Relief), Government of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Dr. Kamta Prasad, Chairman, Institute for Resource Management and Economic Development, New Delhi.
  • Dr. K. J. Ramesh, Scientist-F, national Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, A-50, Institutional Area, Phase-II, Sector-62, Noida.
  • prof. Kalyan Rudra, 213, Dum Dum park, Flat No. 2/1, Kolkata.

In context to 3-4 mitigation studies in end-to-end fashion on rivers erosion, urban flooding, threat perception, early warning system etc., NDMA has initialized the process for formulation of mitigation studies.