Welcome to the portal on Self Study Programme of the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. This is an initiatives for technology enhanced learning in the field of disaster management for promoting sensitization, awareness and preparedness for disaster risk reduction among the general public as well as different key stakeholders who are responsible for managing disasters.
This self study programme can be accessed by anyone from anywhere at any time for learning at your own pace and convenience.
The SSP would help in mainstreaming and integrating disaster risk reduction through improvement in the knowledge and information base in the subject. The courses provide excellent opportunities to learn about the Disaster Management by self motivation, particularly for those who are not able to attend face to face class room trainings.
At present, the Self Study Programme has 10 different courses. These courses are Basics of Disaster Management, Community based disaster risk management, School Safety, Disaster Health care management, Guide to Civil defense volunteers; Industrial Chemical DM, Floods Risk Management, Cyclones Risk Management, Earthquake RM and Landslides RM. The training materials in the courses have been categorized into various chapters in the form of audio-visual presentations.
You can access the course by clicking on the “register here” link at the home page, as new use. Fill your profile details and submit it. After submission, you will receive confirmation on your email id. Confirm the registration on the link sent to your mail. After this, you can login with your username and password. Once you are logged in, you can click on any of the courses of your interest and go through the chapters of the course.
Hope that this web based self study programme will serve its purpose in enhancing your understanding for disaster risk reduction. Best wishes and Good Luck
Who all have joined the programme launched by National Institute of Disaster Management(NIDM) as a self learning mode as a e-based course with a technical partner C-DAC , as very well known institution which provide technical expertise.
NIDM since its inception, have been conducting various programme on capacity building for the civil servants and also try to bring out some officials from the private sector and civil societies too. But still many of them are left out and we have not been able to reach them. In order to enhance our reach and also to inform to people about disaster management, this is more which we have been adopted with the help of C-DAC. Important is that, over the years, we have seen, India is experiencing different kinds of disasters. In some of the disasters, we have succeeded very very importantly in terms of reducing the large number of death by building our own capacity, and this has been recognized globally. Recently, in the year 2015, Sendai declaration took place and everywhere the success stories of India is quoted widely. Why I am quoting this as information which helps people in reducing their own risks. Self study course is also one of them kind of initiative.
NIDM organizes programme here at the institute level, at the state level at the district level. Also NIDM has been working with the technology to reach out , so we have adopted satellite based programme as well. The third programme the satellite programme where people cannot access, now this is the initiative where any person who are interested in disaster management anybody can go through on the website, login and go through the experiences of learning disaster risk reduction. The uniqueness of this programme is that you are getting exposed with different contents, very easy learning process and also you are knowing about your gradual process in the programme by self evaluation mechanism, so that is the beauty of the course, enhance your information, enhance your knowledge, and enhance your skill and if you get interested further the world is open for you and it is NIDM or any other institution in India or outside India you can approach with. But this is small humble beginning of National Institute of Disaster Management, but I am sure this will give maximum benefit to it.
Thank you very much to all of you.
National Institute of Disaster Management(NIDM)
The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) has been constituted under the Disaster Management Act 2005 with the nodal national responsibility for human resource development, capacity building, training, research, documentation and policy advocacy in the field of disaster management.
Self Study Programme(SSP)
NIDM offers self-study courses for general public as well as government officials and other stakeholders who have role and responsibility of managing disasters. The courses under the programme could be accessed by anyone from anywhere in the country as per his/her convenience in flexi time free of cost. The aim of these courses is to create interest and raise the level of knowledge, skill and awareness on disaster management.
To get complete list of courses please click here.
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