Training program by NDMA on Landslide Mitigation and DPR Preparation at IIT Mandi

A five-day training programme on ‘Landslide Mitigation and Detailed Project Report (DPR) Preparation’ concluded at IIT-Mandi successfully at Himachal Pradesh, yesterday (August 31, 2018). Supported by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with IIT-Mandi, the training programme aimed to train various stakeholders for better landslide mitigation and DPR preparation to reduce impact of landslides on human lives and properties. The programme brought together key groups, including geo-technical engineers, civil engineers, geologists, disaster managers, etc., which work towards developing, adopting, implementing and enforcing mitigation measures in their concerned States. Landslide experts Prof. Vikas Thakur, NTNU, Norway, Dr A. K. Naithani, NIRM Bangaluru, Dr. Deepak, Dr. Vaun and Dr. Uday, IIT Mandi and Dr. Ravinder Singh, NDMA, Delhi conducted the training programme in the pristine campus of IIT Mandi. Field visit of Katropi landslide was organized as a part of the training 

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