GIDM, as the state nodal institute for capacity building in DRM is committed to promote knowledge sharing that strengthen local capacities to reduce disaster risk and enhance resilience in collaboration with intergovernmental, governmental and developmental organizations, academia and the private sector. GIDM recognized the need for urgency to accelerate the capacity building activities to achieve its vision and mission and academic programs is one of the best possible approaches in recent times.
GIDM is developing Online and Off-line Certificate Courses in Disaster Risk Management (in Gujarati & English), wherein, the certificates shall be issued jointly with the GIDM partner Universities. GIDM is also planning to introduce Diploma course under the affiliation of its partner Universities. GIDM proposes to make these online courses available through Learning Management System (LMS) provided by the National eGovernance Division (NeGD) of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India.