A meeting was held on 18th August, 2023 between Sikkim State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) officials and NESAC to discuss the activities being undertaken at NESAC in the areas of disaster management support and also to look for the areas where both NESAC and SSDMA can work together in reducing the disaster risk in the state of Sikkim. The meeting was chaired by Director, NESAC and attended by the Special Secretary cum Director, SSDMA, Sikkim along with an another official from SSDMA and officials from NESAC. Director, NESAC briefed about the various activities undertaken under North Eastern Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Node (NER-DRR) for disaster management in NER using space technology. Director, SSDMA also interacted with other senior Scientists of NESAC on Landslide mapping, HRVA, UAV support during disasters, GLOF etc. Director, SSDMA expressed that the support of NESAC would really help them to accelerate their activities. He further added that, for better coordination and smooth functioning of disaster specific activities, capacity building is very important and therefore SSDMA will surly seek support from NESAC in this regard.
Meeting held between Sikkim State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) and NESAC
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