GoI-UNDP Climate Risk Management Project in Urban Areas through Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation
GoI-UNDP Climate Risk Management Project in Urban Areas through Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation is being implemented in eight medium cities of India namely; Bhubaneswar, Gangtok, Madurai, Navi Mumbai, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram, Vijayawada and Vishakhapatnam and for a period of three years starting from October 2012 to September 2015 with a total outlay of USD 6.71 million.
At national level, Climate Risk Management Project is implemented by The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India with technical and managerial support from UNDP. In Kerala, the mentioned Project is being implemented by The Department of Revenue and Disaster Management. The Department has issued Government Order (Rt.) No. 495/2013/DMD, dated 29/01/2013 which empowers Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) to act as the state nodal agency to supervise the project. The Municipal Corporation of Thiruvananthapuram will be acting as project executing agency. The Government of Kerala has also constituted a State Project Steering Committee having 13 members to guide and monitor the project.
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