Vision, Mission & Objectives

Vision, Mission & Objectives

To establish GIDM as a state-of-the-art premier institute for training, education and research related to disaster management. GIDM will focus on enriching the capacities – in specific areas of prevention, mitigation, preparedness, relief, recovery, rehabilitation, reconstruction and sustainable development – of officials and other functionaries of the State and district administration, autonomous institutions and non-governmental organizations.

Make available to all stakeholders the knowledge and skills required to develop their individual competencies, gain appropriate understanding and accomplish appropriate disaster management tasks, while establishing and strengthening overall disaster management institutional capacities at the national, state and local levels.

  • To serve as the apex institute in the State for disaster management capacity building.
  • To provide disaster management related training to all the stakeholders.
  • To assess the training needs of different government departments, offices, boards, corporations, local bodies and non-government organizations and others who may consent to be associated with it.
  • To undertake activities for human resource development, public education and community awareness, safety etc. in disaster education and management.
  • To undertake quality research projects on disaster management and mitigation covering both natural and human induced disasters.
  • To act as a resource centre and clearing house of information on disaster management by documentation of field experiences including case studies, lessons learnt and best practices.
  • To establish and maintain libraries and spread knowledge of disaster management.
  • To facilitate partnership with reputed national and international organizations, universities, institutions, bodies and individuals specialized in disaster management.
  • To serve as a centre of excellence on disaster mitigation and management.
  • To run and award degree/diploma/certificate courses on disaster management on its own or with the affiliation to any other institute/ universities, local/ national/ international.
  • To undertake publication of newsletters, journals, reports, occasional papers, study reports etc.