The Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (GIDM) which has helped senior officers of different states to prepare disaster management plans in their respective states and has been training officers for the job has finally revealed its decision of making the institute a Centre of Excellence at the national and global level.

The institute has planned to start several degree and diploma courses, create necessary infrastructure, laboratories for simulations to take up case studies and carry out research to meet the increasing demand of in the area of disaster management. It has also proposed world-class courses in earthquake risk management, chemical and industrial disaster, urban risk management, climate change, and community-based disaster preparedness.

GIDM has entered into agreement with Thailand-based Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Japan’s Ritsumeikan University and other centres to ensure continued exchange of ideas and expertise to help the world in fighting disasters. mexitil pharmacy.