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Government Of Assam Kamrup Metropolitan District

District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Kamrup Metro

  • ABOUT DDMA

        As Mandated by the Disaster Management Act 2005, the Government of Assam has adopted the Act with notification in the official Gazette in the month of December 2006.The State Government has established the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) chaired by the Honourable Chief Minister, Assam with Honourable Minister Revenue and Disaster Management as its Vice Chairperson. The Secretariat of ASDMA has become functional since 2009.As per the Disaster Management Act 2005, chapter IV clause 25, every district shall form the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) under the Chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner and the Addl. Deputy Commissioner (Revenue and Disaster Management) as the Chief Executive Officer of DDMA. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) has placed District Project Officers at every District HQs to carry out the activities of DDMA and ASDMA.

     

    A District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has been constituted for every district in the State under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner under Section 25 of the Disaster Management Act 2005. The DDMAs shall act as the district planning; coordinating and implementing body for Disaster Management and take all measures for the purposes of Disaster Management in the district as per the guidelines laid down by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA). The district authority will prepare the District Disaster Management Plans, review capabilities and preparedness measures, give directions to the concerned departments at the district level, organize and coordinate specialized training programmes for different level of officers, employees, voluntary rescue workers and take all such measures as may be appropriate for a holistic and pro-active approach to disaster management.A District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has been constituted for every district in the State under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner under Section 25 of the Disaster Management Act 2005. The DDMAs shall act as the district planning; coordinating and implementing body for Disaster Management and take all measures for the purposes of Disaster Management in the district as per the guidelines laid down by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA). The district authority will prepare the District Disaster Management Plans, review capabilities and preparedness measures, give directions to the concerned departments at the district level, organize and coordinate specialized training programmes for different level of officers, employees, voluntary rescue workers and take all such measures as may be appropriate for a holistic and pro-active approach to disaster management.

     

    DDMA KAMRUP (METRO)

     

    The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Kamrup (Metro) chaired by Deputy Commissioner,Kamrup (Metro) is the sole authority to exercise emergency power in issuing directives to all the departments and to provide emergency response services. The DDMA shall act as the district planning, coordinating and implementing body for disaster management. Along with the DDMA, different committee for addressing emergency issues are also being formed in the district.

     

    The District Disaster Management Authority meets fortnightly under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup (Metro) during the flood season. However during emergency, DDMA meeting may be convened weekly to review the relief and rehabilitation works. Concerned department will submit proposal for temporary restoration of infrastructure in DDMA meeting for necessary recommendation and the same would be sent to the ASDMA for financial sanction. The members should substantiate/assist the authority with all the updated information about their concerned areas of operation time to time. An emergency meeting may be hold whenever emergency information is received regarding an impending hazard. The authority will meet almost daily till the emergency is over.

    The District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Kamrup (Metro) has been notified with the Deputy Commissioner as the Chairperson and the following members as stated below :-

    1. The Addl. Deputy Commissioner (Disaster Management)                                C.E.O cum Member Secretary
    2. The Superintendant of Police                                                                            Member
    3. The Joint Director of Health Services                                                                Member
    4. The Executive Engineer P.W.D,                                                                         Member
    5. The Executive Engineer, Water Resources,                                                      Member

     

    Special Invitee to the meetings of DDMA: Heads of all departments concerned with the management of disaster in the district .

    DEOC KAMRUP (METRO)

    Contact No. : 0361-2733052/ 1077 (Toll free)

    The DEOC, Kamrup (Metro) operates 24x7x365 days for any assistance related to a Disaster situation. For assistance during any Emergency situation a Toll Free number (1077) has been made operationalized from this year (2015) with an intension to serve the common masses better and to minimize the response time.

    ACTIVITIES UNDER DDMA KAMRUP (METRO)

    The DDMA, Kamrup (Metro) is involved in carrying out various Disaster Management activities in the district along with the Line Departments, Volunteer groups and NGOs . The activities of DDMA, Kamrup (Metro)   are focused upon Risk Management and not only on Crisis Management.

    DDMA KAMRUP (METRO) CONTACT PERSONS

    SL NO.

    NAME OF OFFICIAL

    DESIGNATION

    CONTACT NO.

    1

    Shri Biswajit Pegu, IAS

    Deputy Commissioner & Chairman DDMA

    8011215341

    2

    Shri Chinmoy Nath, ACS

    Addl Deputy Commissioner & CEO DDMA

    9435034677

    3

    Kaustav Talukdar

    District Project Officer, DDMA

    9854032708

    4

    Simanta Sonowal

    Field Officer (DM),

    Guwahati Revenue Circle

    9707727422

    5

    Barsa Neog

    Field Officer (DM),

    Dispur Revenue Circle

    8876086488

    6

    Sonu Mazumdar

    Field Officer (DM),

    Sonapur Revenue Circle

    8876725430

    7

    Ajay Mazumder

    Field Officer (DM),

    Azara Revenue Circle

    8486252581

    8

    Ankumoni Gogoi

    Field Officer (DM),

    Chandrapur Revenue Circle

    8471997622