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National Workshop on ‘Earthquake Preparedness in India’

The VIF, the Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) organised the workshop when a number of leading experts from across the country came together to deliberate on topics such as earthquake risk reduction, safety of the built environment, earthquake response, earthquake mitigation, and public-private partnership in promoting earthquake preparedness. Minister of State for Urban Development Shri Hardeep Puri delivered a Special Address at the workshop.

National Workshop on Earthquake Preparedness in India - Conference Proceedings

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a two-day national workshop on earthquake preparedness in India on October 25 and 26, 2018. This workshop was organised in association with the Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Revisiting India's Disaster Response Mechanism: Challenges and Way Forward

One Day Round Table Conference (May 6, 2016) organised jointly by Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) & Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF)

Seminar on ‘Towards Reducing Earthquake Risks of India’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a seminar ‘Towards Reducing Earthquake Risks of India’ in collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on April 12, 2012. Held, by coincidence, against the backdrop of a powerful earthquake which had taken place a day before off the coast of Indonesia leading to a Tsunami warning across 28 littoral states of the India Ocean including India, the conference attracted a large number of people including subject experts.

Seminar on ‘Disasters Risk Reduction: Another Important Route to Poverty Alleviation’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in conjunction with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), organized a day long seminar on ‘Disasters Risk Reduction: Another Important Route to Poverty Alleviation’ at the Foundation’s auditorium on November 24, 2011. The seminar was attended by a large number of luminaries and guest speakers included Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, former President of India, Dr. (Ms.) Syeda S. Hameed, Member Planning Commission, Mr. M S Reddy, Vice Chairman, NDMA, Mr.

Seminar on ‘Disasters Risk Reduction: Another Important Route to Poverty Alleviation’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in conjunction with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), organized a day long seminar on ‘Disasters Risk Reduction: Another Important Route to Poverty Alleviation’ at the Foundation’s auditorium on November 24, 2011. The seminar was attended by a large number of luminaries and guest speakers included Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, former President of India, Dr. (Ms.) Syeda S. Hameed, Member Planning Commission, Mr. M S Reddy, Vice Chairman, NDMA, Mr.

Seminar on ‘Disasters Risk Reduction: Another Important Route to Poverty Alleviation’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in conjunction with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), organized a day long seminar on ‘Disasters Risk Reduction: Another Important Route to Poverty Alleviation’ at the Foundation’s auditorium on November 24, 2011. The seminar was attended by a large number of luminaries and guest speakers included Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, former President of India, Dr. (Ms.) Syeda S. Hameed, Member Planning Commission, Mr. M S Reddy, Vice Chairman, NDMA, Mr.

Seminar on ‘Disasters Risk Reduction: Another Important Route to Poverty Alleviation’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in conjunction with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), organized a day long seminar on ‘Disasters Risk Reduction: Another Important Route to Poverty Alleviation’ at the Foundation’s auditorium on November 24, 2011. The seminar was attended by a large number of luminaries and guest speakers included Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, former President of India, Dr. (Ms.) Syeda S. Hameed, Member Planning Commission, Mr. M S Reddy, Vice Chairman, NDMA, Mr.

Managing Disasters

Gen N C Vij, Vice Chairman, National Disaster Management Authority, Government of India, delivered a talk at VIF on April 16 on “India's need, capacities and challenges of managing national disasters -- both natural and man-made”. Gen Vij also gave a power point presentation on the subject. A number of senior retired and serving government officials from civil and military fields attended the talk and also gave their expert views.

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