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Announcement of Thematic Courses
by Lt. Col. Dinesh Chander Vashista - Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 10:26 AM
Dear Sir / Madam,

I have the pleasure to inform that NIDM would soon be launching the 9 joint NIDM WBI Online Thematic Courses for 4 weeks (plus a zero week in the beginning for enrolment and familiarization with the portal and the respective thematic course) from 8 July 2020 onwards. These thematic courses would culminate on 12 August 2020.

The Executive Director NIDM has kindly consented to waive off the course fee for all these 9 thematic courses as well. The approved courses are 1. Damage and Reconstruction Needs Assessment 2. Risk Sensitive Landuse Planning 3. Risk Analysis 4. Community Based Disaster Risk Management 5. Climate Change and Disaster Risk 6. Financial Strategies for Managing the Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters 7. Earthquake Risk Reduction 8. Safe Cities 9. Gender Aspects of Disaster Recovery & Reconstruction.

All those who are interested to participate in the these courses, may kindly submit their request for consideration of their enrolment in any of the 9 thematic courses (please do mention in the subject of the email, the name of the specific thematic course you wish to apply) to the Programme Manager, Online Courses at prgmgr@onlinenidm.gov.in with CC to surya.nidm@nic.in, including their name, designation, affiliation, email id, mobile number and 1-page brief CV. The candidates, who apply for more than one thematic course, should list them in order of priority. There will be limited seats in each thematic course. Hence, the admission will be primarily on the basis of first come first serve basis. However, the final decision on the matter shall be the discretion of the competent authority.

Wishing you all the best in your endeavours to learn disaster risk reduction and resilience through these courses

Thanks and regards

Surya Parkah, Ph.D.
Administrator, NIDM WBI Online Courses