The National Institute of Disaster Management is one of the youngest national institutes in the country. It was constituted under the Disaster Management Act 2005 with nodal national responsibilities for human resource development, capacity building, training, research, documentation and policy advocacy in the field of disaster management.
Within a short period the Institute has emerged as one of the key institutions of disaster management, working in tandem with the National Disaster Management Authority, and Central, State and Local governments and various other stakeholders to make a disaster resilient India by developing and promoting a culture of prevention and preparedness at all levels.
Located centrally at the Indraprastha Estate on the Mahatma Gandhi Road, within the campus of the IIPA, the Institute has a multi-disciplinary team of professionals working on different aspects of capacity development on disaster management. It is equipped with state-of-art facilities of training and research on disaster management. It has fully air conditioned Training and Conference Halls, well stocked Library, GIS Laboratory, Computer Centre, and Video Conference Hall. The Institute also provides free of charge facilities of boarding and lodging to the participants of its programme.
The Institute has strategic partnerships with a number academic, research and technical organizations in India and around the world. It promotes networking among knowledge based institutions and