NDEM Regional Training – South – July 2015

NDEM stands for National Database Emergency Management. It consists of multi scale data bases along which help disaster managers in managing disasters. NDEM is conceived as a GIS based repository of data to support disaster emergency management in the country. As the different datasets ingesting into the NDEM are generated by or available with different organizations agencies the implementation of NDEM is planned as a multi institutional coordinated effort. The Committee of Secretaries entrusted the task of designing, Developing and implementing of NDEM
to Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Department of space (DOS), the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) is the lead agency to implement and operationalize NDEM for Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

The State Emergency Operations Centre was requested by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India to host the southern regional training for NDEM. Staff from Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karnataka, Lakshadweep and Andhra Pradesh attended the programme. Report of the training programme can be found here.