Disaster Risk Reduction is the best strategy to manage Disaster in India with a population of over 140 crores. India is trying hard to create a popular culture of DRR in it's society. 3rd Session of the National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) concluded in New Delhi on11th March, 2023.
.Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Shri PK Mishra addressed the Valedictory programme. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Nityanand Rai, Union Home Secretary, Member and Secretary (Incharge), NDMA, Director General NDRF, senior officers form MHA, NDMA, NDRF, NIDM and other stakeholders were also present on the occasion.
In his address, Shri PK Mishra expressed happiness about the enlarged scope of conversation and the breadth and depth of the discussions organised all over the country which has taken place in 19pre events covering all the relevant themes of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). Disaster Risk Reduction is converted into ‘Jan Andolan’ as envisaged by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The Principal Secretary underlined the importance of the theme of the session “Building Local Resilience in a Changing Climate” as it responds to the need for localising disaster risk management at a time when disaster risks are not only increasing but new patterns of risks are emerging. Shri Mishra referred to the Prime Minister’s 10-Point Agenda that emphasizes the need for building local capacities and initiatives, and especially women’s leadership in disaster risk management. Learning from the proceedings of the sessions will go into implementation of the Prime Minister’s ten-point agenda and the Sendai Framework, he said.
various cross cutting issues on disaster risk reduction based on the 10-point agenda on Disaster Risk Reduction given by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the Sendai Framework.
The meeting was held during the Amrit Kaal, and the deliberation of the 3rd Session of NPDRR will help the Government in making India disaster resilient by 2030 under the Vision-2047 of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
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