National Disaster Management Authority

Disaster Management

Disaster Management History shows that India is exposed to national disasters. Cyclones, floods, earthquakes, droughts and floods are major threats. About 60 percent of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of various intensities, over 40 million hectares is prone to floods and 68 percent of the area is susceptible to drought. This not only results in loss to thousands of lives, but also in terms of loss in private, community and public assets. While substantial scientific and material progress has been made, the loss of lives and property due to disasters has not decreased. Government of India has now brought ... Read more

11.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Iocl to Set Up Lpg Bottling Plant In Korba District ¬† Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) will be setting up an LPG Bottling Plant at Gopalpur in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, officials informed.   LPG from IOCL Raipur and GAIL unit in Guna ( Madhya Pradesh) will be received through bullet trucks and stored in mounded bullets of capacity 3 x 600MT (total 1800MT). LPG will be pumped from storage bullets to filling shed where cylinders will be filled prior to dispatch through road.   The IOCL has also proposed to set up a LPG Bottling plant¬† as part ... Read more