Sixth meeting of NDMA begins at New Delhi

Highlights:
  • On October 18, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the sixth meeting of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) at New Delhi.
  • Prime Minister chaired 6th meeting of NDMA.
  • Other delegates present in the meeting were: Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and officials of NDMA.
  • The agenda of the meeting was:
  • Review of ongoing projects undertaken by the NDMA,
  • Review of effective management and response to disasters,
  • Coordination between the various stakeholders for better implementation of joint projects,
  • Need to bring in global expertise in the field of disaster management.
  • The Headquarters of NDMA is located at New Delhi,India.
  • PM Narendra Modi is the Chairman of NDMA.
  • It works Under Ministry of Home Affiars.