Stress Laid on Formation of Village Disaster Management Authority
| Monday | 19th August, 2019
KOHIMA: The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) has notified that there shall be a dedicated Village Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) which shall be constituted by the Village Council.
VDMA shall be headed by the Chairman along with its members and the Secretary of Village Development Board (VDB) as Member Secretary.
Any village failing to constitute the VDMA shall not be eligible for any scheme/relief under NSDMA.
Furthermore, the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) forms received without the signature of the VDMA Chairman/VDB Secretary shall be considered incomplete and devoid of benefit, stated a release.
No remuneration is paid for the membership of VDMA by the NSDMA/DDMA (District Disaster Management Authority).
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