The Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management (CoEDMM) is the first center of Disaster Mitigation and Management in India. It was established on March 27, 2006, with the aim of conducting the educational program, cutting-edge research, and training on disasters, vulnerability, and mitigation. The creation of a National Database for the rapid dissemination of information and knowledge is also an objective.
The centre is a multidisciplinary research and education centre. The main aim of the educational program is to impart advanced knowledge on technical and managerial skills to the professionals to make them equipped with innovative technologies for effective mitigation and management of disasters for the overall benefit of society.
The centre aims to achieve excellence in key areas of education and research at par with international standards. Regional issues especially related to Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Floods, Cyclones, Fire, Avalanche, Land Slides, Cloud Burst, and their early warnings are other focus areas.
The centre offers a two-year course in disaster mitigation and management specialization. The doctoral program is strongly supported by professors who are stalwart of their field.
The centre has faculty with domain expertise in Earthquake, Landslide, Cyclones, Floods, Tsunami Cyber Crime, Avalanche, Fire, Industrial disaster, CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear), and Geomatics Technology. Various research and consultancy projects are being carried out through sponsored funding from Govt. of India and other National and International funding agencies.
More information can be found in the brochure of the centre HERE. [Last updated: October 28, 2020]