23 September, 2014

Shillong
Regional Centre

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Programmes

Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management (PGDDM)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Eligibility:

Graduate in any Discipline.

The major objectives of the Programme are to:

  • Provide comprehensive knowledge to the learners on disaster preparedness, mitigation and rehabilitation;
  • Enable the learners to carry out risk assessment and vulnerability analysis;
  • Generate community awareness, and strengthen institutional mechanism for community mobilisation and participation in disaster management;
  • Develop communication skills for disaster preparedness;
  • Create greater awareness about effective disaster response in various emergency situations;
  • Equip learners with tools for meeting emergency medical requirements;
  • Incorporate gender sensitive disaster management approach; and
  • Inculcate new skills and sharpen existing skills of government officials, voluntary activists, development professional and elected representative for effective disaster management.

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