Programme Description: POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Programme Short Description: PGDDM
School Short Description: SOSS
School Description: School of Social Sciences
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 professionals and elected representatives for effective disaster management.
The Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management shall cater to the needs of the following target groups:
NGO functionaries and Volunteers
Military, Para-military, Police, Home Guards, and Civil Defence personnel Geologists, Scientists, Meteorologists, Engineers, Administrators, and other Government and Public Sector Undertakings officials
Rural Development Functionaries, Primary Health Centres Functionaries, Relief Workers, Social Workers, Environmentalists, etc. and
Graduate in any discipline
Medium of Instruction: English & Hindi
Duration: Minimum 1 year and Maximum 4 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.
Rs. 6,000/- for full programme
Prof. Uma Medury, email@example.com, Ph. 011-29572741
Dr. Dolly Mathew, firstname.lastname@example.org, Ph. 011-29572728