Head (In-charge): Prof. V.P. Sati
HoD – Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Dept. Email : email@example.com
The Centre for Disaster Management under the School of Earth Sciences & Natural Resources Management started functioning on March 2021.
The Course run under the umbrella of Department of Geography & Resources Management for a time being, only two faculties are appointed for the Centre.
India is vulnerable in varying degrees to a large number of natural as well as man- made disasters such as floods, earthquakes, cyclones and landslides, etc. Natural hazards and disaster strike the country with great regularity despite the great efforts rendered for preparedness and awareness.
M.Sc. in Disaster Management & Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) programmes are developed to cater the needs of information and data through empirical studies and research. The course include basic scientific subjects as well as advanced disciplines such as Climatic Hazard Management, Geophysical Hazard Management, Disaster Management Mechanisms, Disaster Risk Reduction and Development Planning, Environmental Hazards, Hydrology, Climatology, Geomorphology, Remote Sensing & GIS, Cartographic Techniques, etc.
The Centre for Disaster Management organized four Webinars, viz. (1) Forest Fires: Risk Mitigation and Management in Mizoram, jointly organized with National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), New Delhi on 12th May 2021; (2) ‘Living and Coping with Covid-19: Psychosocial Care & Work- Life Balance’, jointly organized with Department of Psychology, Pachhunga University College & Mizoram College Teachers Association (MCTA)’ on 11th June 2021; (3) Impacts of African Swine Fever (ASF) in India on 21st June 2021 and, (4) Celebration of National Science Day 2022 on 1st March 2022.
Admission criteria/ Eligibility
M.Sc. Programme: Graduate in B.A./B. Sc Geography or Geology
Ph. D Programme: Open
Intake capacity (2021-2022)
M.Sc. Programme: 09 seats
Ph. D Programme: 03 seats